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Aug 26, 2014, 10:16 ET
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Carnegie Mellon Launches Global Brain Research Initiative, Leveraging Strengths in Computation and the Brain Sciences

Coalescing its strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology and engineering, Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of...

Aug 21, 2014, 16:34 ET

Leading Researchers on Gender and Women in the Workplace To Convene at Carnegie Mellon, Sept. 4-5

 Despite recent decades of social and economic changes that have transformed the modern workplace and workforce, gender inequality continues to...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:01 ET

New Startup "SitWith" Brings Strangers Together For Productive Networking Lunches

The challenge of meeting new people and expanding your personal network just got a lot easier for individuals in Pittsburgh. This is great news for...

Aug 06, 2014, 17:20 ET
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Carnegie Mellon Sheds Light on "Brown" Carbon's Role in Warming the Planet

A team of researchers has uncovered key attributes of so-called "brown carbon," atmospheric particles that play an important role in warming the...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:48 ET
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Carnegie Mellon's Erica Fuchs Discusses How Global Redistribution of Manufacturing Is Changing Innovation

 Location, location, location. That old real estate adage also applies to the manufacturing industry, says Carnegie Mellon University's Erica...

Jul 28, 2014, 11:17 ET
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Philanthropist and Value Investor Larry Jennings Jr. Speaks at the Inaugural Graduation Reception at Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda

 Philanthropist and value investor, Larry Jennings Jr. gave a reflective speech at the Inaugural Graduation Reception at Carnegie Mellon...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Carnegie Mellon's Scott Sandage Helps "Modern Family's" Jesse Tyler Ferguson Learn His Family History on "Who Do You Think You Are?"

The second season of TLC's genealogy documentary series "Who Do You Think You Are?" will feature "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson...

Jul 23, 2014, 13:01 ET
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Carnegie Mellon Will Partner With Duolingo To Evaluate English Language Certification Test

Carnegie Mellon University will partner with Duolingo, a CMU spinoff company that provides free online language education, to evaluate the...

Jul 21, 2014, 10:09 ET
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Carnegie Mellon's Kathy Newman Reflects on 60th Anniversary of "On the Waterfront" And How Oppressive Working Conditions Still Plague Labor Workers

 "On the Waterfront," the Academy Award-winning film about an ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman who stands up to his corrupt union bosses,...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Infosys Co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan Donates $1.8 Million To Carnegie Mellon To Promote Brain Research and Education

Global technology leader and Infosys co-founder Senapathy "Kris" Gopalakrishnan has donated $1.8 million to Carnegie Mellon University to establish...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:15 ET

16 Alumni Startups Receive Investment From Carnegie Mellon's Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund

Carnegie Mellon University's Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund (OFEF), administered by the Carnegie Mellon University Center for Innovation and...

Jun 30, 2014, 15:41 ET
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Carnegie Mellon's School of Design Creates New Company To Help Families Fight Childhood Obesity Through Educational Games

Fitwits, a new startup company out of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, is helping families fight childhood obesity and develop...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:11 ET
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AOL Co-Founder Steve Case Visits Carnegie Mellon To Tout Pittsburgh's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

AOL co-founder and venture capitalist Steve Case arrived in Pittsburgh Wednesday morning on a tour bus to highlight the message that America's...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:02 ET
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Carnegie Mellon Takes Congress for a Ride in Self-Driving Car

Carnegie Mellon University has brought its autonomous vehicle to Washington to enable Congress to experience the technology up close and...

Jun 19, 2014, 09:58 ET
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Pittsburgh Civic Leader Richard Simmons Donates $7.5 Million to Carnegie Mellon

Richard P. Simmons, the Pittsburgh civic leader and philanthropist, has announced a $7.5 million gift to Carnegie Mellon University to support a...

Jun 18, 2014, 12:27 ET
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Carnegie Mellon Announces New Investments In Maker Education, Infrastructure and Outreach

Words will jump off the page of a special letter President Barack Obama is receiving today from more than 150 higher education leaders, including...

Jun 09, 2014, 00:36 ET
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Carnegie Mellon Congratulates Jamie deRoy on Tony Award Win

Carnegie Mellon University alumna Jamie deRoy (A'67) received a Tony Award on Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, increasing the number of...

Jun 06, 2014, 10:03 ET
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Carnegie Mellon To Air its First Prime-time TV Commercial During Tony Awards Broadcast

Just weeks after announcing that it has become the Tony Awards first exclusive education partner, Carnegie Mellon University is releasing its first...

May 14, 2014, 11:13 ET

El Instituto de Innovación Integrada Carnegie Mellon es el primero en formación cruzada en ingeniería, diseño y empresa

- Tres grados de máster diseñados para agilizar el ritmo de la innovación llevando hacia delante el espíritu de...

May 14, 2014, 06:50 ET

Integriertes Innovationsinstitut von Carnegie Mellon bietet erstmals interdisziplinäres Studium von Ingenieurwissenschaft, Design und Wirtschaft

 - Drei Masters-Abschlüsse sollen Innovation beflügeln und den prägenden Kooperationsgeist der Universität fortsetzen...