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Sep 03, 2015, 15:21 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Faculty Will Share Visions of Robots, A.I., and Big Data at "Summer Davos"

Carnegie Mellon University is sending the largest delegation of any university to the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in...

Aug 04, 2015, 12:58 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon University Spinoff Ottomatika Acquired by Delphi

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ottomatika Inc., a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company that provides software and...

Jul 08, 2015, 15:00 ET

Software Engineering Institute Announces First Software Solutions Conference

With the increasing reliance on and penetration of software into everyday lives, the need for organizations to predictably develop, acquire, and...

Jun 11, 2015, 12:05 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Receives $31 Million Gift for New Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus James R. Swartz (MSIA'66), a distinguished entrepreneur and founding partner of the global venture capital firm...

Jun 07, 2015, 21:11 ET

Carnegie Mellon Congratulates Christian Borle on Tony Award Win

 Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Christian Borle (A'95) received a Tony Award on Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, increasing the...

Jun 04, 2015, 14:35 ET
Corey Mitchell, 2015 Excellence in Theatre Education Award winner

The Tony Awards® And Carnegie Mellon University Announce Winner And Finalists For Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have announced Corey Mitchell, Theater Arts Teacher at the Northwest School of the Arts...

Jun 01, 2015, 12:48 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Mobile App Educates Teens On Risky Sexual Behavior

 Teenagers, parents, educators and clinicians will have a new tool to help adolescents make more informed decisions about their sexual...

May 08, 2015, 11:13 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Poker Pros Rake In More Chips Than Carnegie Mellon's Artificial Intelligence Program During 80,000-Hand Contest

Four of the world's best players of Heads-up No-limit Texas Hold'em amassed more poker chips than the Carnegie Mellon University artificial...

May 01, 2015, 10:58 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Poker Pros Lead at Halfway Point Of "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence"

Today marks the halfway point of an 80,000-hand journey in the "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence" poker competition. After 40,000 hands, the...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:44 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Congratulates Borle, Schwartz on Tony Awards Recognition

 Carnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Christian Borle and Stephen Schwartz, who were recognized by the Tony Awards this morning...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:53 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Project Divides Everyday Tasks, Expenses In Ways Scientifically Calculated To Make Everyone Happy

The next time you share a cab, get a little help on splitting the fare from a Nobel laureate in economics. That's possible as of today through...

Apr 24, 2015, 09:00 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence: Carnegie Mellon Computer Faces Poker Pros in Epic No-Limit Texas Hold'Em Competition

 In a contest that echoes Deep Blue's chess victory over Garry Kasparov and Watson beating two Jeopardy! Champions, computer poker software...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:42 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Alan Alda To Give Keynote Address At Carnegie Mellon Commencement, May 17

Alan Alda, an acclaimed actor, writer and director who has a passion for science and technology, will be the keynote speaker at Carnegie Mellon...

Apr 22, 2015, 09:00 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Professor Acquisti Awarded Fellowship from Carnegie Corporation of New York

Carnegie Mellon University Professor Alessandro Acquisti was named today to the inaugural class of the Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie...

Apr 20, 2015, 15:46 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Corporation of New York Grants Carnegie Mellon $1 Million To Support Activities of the Simon Initiative

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $1 million, two-year grant, to demonstrate and help promote the use...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:48 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Outlines Autism Research Progress

 According to a 2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, autism – a complex developmental disease – will affect one...

Mar 16, 2015, 07:46 ET

Pitt, CMU, UPMC Form Alliance to Transform Health Care through Big Data

Today's health care system generates massive amounts of data –patient information in the electronic health record, diagnostic imaging,...

Mar 10, 2015, 08:56 ET
The above image represents a region of the sky surrounding the newly discovered dwarf galaxy Reticulum 2. The brightness in the center indicates a strong gamma-ray signal coming from the direction of Reticulum 2. The image was generated using the authors' search algorithm applied to Fermi gamma-ray data. Image Credit: NASA/DOE/Fermi-LAT Collaboration/Geringer-Sameth & Walker/Carnegie-Mellon University/Koushiappas/Brown University

Unexpected Gamma-Ray Emission From Dwarf Galaxy May Point to New Understanding of Dark Matter

 A newly discovered dwarf galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way has offered up a surprise — it appears to be radiating gamma rays, according...

Mar 04, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Announce Judges For First Ever Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today announced the panel of esteemed judges for the inaugural "Excellence in Theatre...

Feb 27, 2015, 09:40 ET
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a distinctive, world-class research university that blends cutting-edge programs across many disciplines including business, computer science, the arts and sciences, engineering and public policy.

Carnegie Mellon Receives Three Gifts Totaling $17 Million For Tepper Quad, Presidential Fellowships and Scholarships

Carnegie Mellon University has received three gifts for a total of $17 million this week to support the David A. Tepper Quadrangle and the...