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09 Feb, 2017, 10:46 ET Tepper School of Business Professor Sridhar Tayur Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Engineering

Sridhar R. Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and professor of operations management at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie...


19 Jan, 2017, 15:34 ET Obituary: Yuji Ijiri, World-Renowned Accountant and Educator, Dies at 81

Former Carnegie Mellon University professor Yuji Ijiri, founder of the transitional momentum accounting practice, also known as triple-entry...


06 Dec, 2016, 09:27 ET Business School Research Analyzes Errors Consumers Make in Gift-giving

New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business suggests that gift...


05 May, 2016, 14:32 ET The Deal with the Heels: Higher Heels Come from High Society, Researchers Say

 When American women relocate to wealthier cities, they adopt the fashion preferences of those around them. But when moving to poorer cities,...


14 Dec, 2015, 16:30 ET Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business Grows Commitment to Women with 'Leadership for Women' Initiative

 Developing outstanding women, from executives to future leaders, requires an evolutionary process such as the newly created Carnegie Mellon...


27 Oct, 2015, 11:00 ET Tepper School Offers Unique Executive Education Approach Resulting in Advanced Analytics Certificate

In a competitive market and supply environment with more dependence on data, the Executive Education program at Carnegie Mellon University's...


21 Oct, 2015, 13:15 ET Tepper School of Business Appoints Hollifield as Head of Undergraduate Business Administration Program

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Burton Hollifield, PNC Professor of Finance, as the new head of its...


03 Feb, 2015, 15:14 ET Michael Trick Elected President of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS)

Michael Trick, senior associate dean for faculty and research at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, has been elected to serve as...


14 Jan, 2015, 14:16 ET Tepper School Professor Chester S. Spatt Named to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's New Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named Chester S. Spatt, the Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance at Carnegie...


16 Dec, 2014, 15:12 ET Carnegie Mellon Research Shows Online Teams are Influenced by Same Factors as Groups that Communicate in Person

Human interactions and office teamwork are increasingly taking place through online communication channels. And just as with face-to-face teams,...


01 Dec, 2014, 15:10 ET IEEE And The Tepper School Examine Their Role In Robotics, Standards And Industry Applications

 The continued expansion of robotic applications in fields including health care, energy, agriculture, defense and manufacturing is creating...


16 Oct, 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...


16 Sep, 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...


22 May, 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...


28 Apr, 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...


24 Jun, 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...


05 Apr, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


27 Nov, 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...


31 Aug, 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...


20 Dec, 2011, 15:00 ET 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...


01 Jul, 2011, 11:52 ET 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...


01 Oct, 2010, 11:00 ET 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,...


29 Jun, 2010, 10:00 ET 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...


07 May, 2010, 16:08 ET Hollywood Producer Paula Wagner To Deliver Keynote Address for Tepper School of Business Diploma Ceremony

Paula Wagner, renowned Hollywood producer and former top talent agent and studio executive, will be the keynote speaker at this year's diploma...