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Oct 16, 2014, 15:05 ET

CMU Research Shows Highly Competitive Elections Create Extremely Polarizing Politics

Close elections fuel extreme ideological differences in party nominees. And that appeals to voters, say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:21 ET

Carnegie Mellon University Research Explains Why People Endure Discomfort For Philanthropic Purposes

No one likes to inflict pain or discomfort upon themselves, like dumping a bucket of ice water over their head, unless it's for a good cause, says...

Aug 28, 2014, 09:24 ET

CMU Selects Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners To Design New Gateway Building For Tepper Quadrangle

The David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an expansion initiative at Carnegie Mellon University aimed at creating a new model of integration across the...

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...

May 22, 2014, 13:37 ET

LaunchCMU To Feature Startups, New Technology and Research Innovations from Carnegie Mellon University's Entrepreneurship and Technology Community

 Venture capitalists and investment experts will converge with Carnegie Mellon University's entrepreneurship and technology community at...

Apr 28, 2014, 11:11 ET

Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy For Women Opens Enrollment for 2014-2015 Cohort

Developing strong female leaders within organizations is the key objective of the Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women. The...

Apr 11, 2014, 14:29 ET

Tepper School Alumna and Current Faculty Member Jointly Contribute $1 Million in Support of Tepper Quadrangle and New Business School Facility

Carnegie Mellon University has received a $1 million gift from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA '94, and her husband, faculty member Sridhar R. Tayur, the...

Feb 27, 2014, 08:45 ET

Acclaimed Venture Capitalist Makes Major Investment In Carnegie Mellon To Change Future of Business Education

 Carnegie Mellon University has received another boost to its vision of enhancing the scope and impact of its innovation and entrepreneurship....

Jun 24, 2013, 15:00 ET

Carnegie Mellon Research Explores Nostalgic Preferences: Why the Past Seems Better

The present often compares poorly to the past. When looking back on the movies, television shows, road trips and life more generally, we often...

Apr 05, 2013, 16:16 ET

Tepper School FlexMBA Applications Reflect Interest in Online Learning From Across North America

 The union of online delivery technologies and the world-class MBA curriculum at the Tepper School of Business is attracting interest from New...

Dec 10, 2012, 15:46 ET

Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business Introduces New Online Format for its MBA Curriculum

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University will offer its world-class MBA in a new blend of online and on-site formats beginning...

Nov 27, 2012, 16:42 ET

Hollifield Selected To Become PNC Professor of Finance at Carnegie Mellon

Burton Hollifield, a professor of financial economics at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, has been chosen as the first...

Aug 31, 2012, 11:07 ET

New Accelerate Leadership Center Introduces a Personalized, Behavioral-Focused Initiative in Developing MBAs' Management Skills

 The start of a new academic year brings a new approach to MBA education at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, pairing one...

Feb 01, 2012, 13:33 ET

New CMU Study Shows How Firms Can Successfully Crowdsource High Potential New Product Ideas From Consumers

 Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have published a new study that refutes three key criticisms of crowdsourcing, a popular...

Dec 20, 2011, 15:00 ET
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BNY Mellon Announces $1 Million Gift to Extend Finance Professorship

 BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has announced an award of $1 million to the Tepper School...

Jul 01, 2011, 11:52 ET
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New Model for Higher Education Created Through Organizational Learning Contracts

The demand for trained professionals in regions of the world experiencing rapid economic expansion is quickly outstripping the supply that...

Jun 08, 2011, 10:24 ET
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Modules for Dual-Degree Executive MBA Program in Asset and Wealth Management Begin in Switzerland

Increasing complexity and uncertainty in international financial markets and heightened demands from financial service clients continue to create...

Dec 02, 2010, 14:30 ET
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CMU Study Quantifies Impact of Tiger Woods on Nike and Golf

A critical element in successfully engaging a celebrity spokesperson is to understand the real potential to capture and create market share and...

Oct 01, 2010, 11:00 ET
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New Study by Carnegie Mellon, MIT and Union College Shows Collective Intelligence of Groups Exceeds Cognitive Abilities of Individual Group Members

When it comes to intelligence, the whole can indeed be greater than the sum of its parts. A new study co-authored by Carnegie Mellon University,...

Jun 29, 2010, 10:00 ET
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Financial Economists Roundtable Issues Statement Emphasizing the Importance of Liquid Derivatives for Domestic and World Markets

Restrictions on Wall Street's ability to trade in derivative securities, by legislation or regulation, could substantially reduce liquidity in the...