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Dec 06, 2017, 12:25 ET Submissions Now Being Accepted For 2018 Theatre Education Award Presented By Tony Awards And Carnegie Mellon University

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the "Excellence in Theatre Education...


Nov 20, 2017, 16:10 ET How to Predict the Perfect Gift

It's an age-old question. Do shoppers pick out a gift they think someone might like, or do they purchase exactly what the recipient has asked for?...


Nov 07, 2017, 14:10 ET Carnegie Mellon University Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Merger that Formed University November 10-11

Carnegie Mellon University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Mellon Institute with...


Oct 09, 2017, 14:46 ET Anthology Details Nearly Two Decades of Young People Creatively Expressing Struggles With Diversity

What started as an annual writing contest encouraging students to express their personal struggles with race and discrimination is now an anthology...


Sep 18, 2017, 10:10 ET RoboTutor Team Led By Carnegie Mellon's Mostow Wins $1 Million as Global Learning XPRIZE Finalist

RoboTutor LLC, a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff created by Professor Jack Mostow, was named one of five Global Learning XPRIZE finalists for...


Jul 12, 2017, 15:51 ET Chodos Named Director of Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery

Elizabeth Chodos has been named the director of Carnegie Mellon University's Regina Gouger Miller Gallery. Chodos joins CMU from Ox-Bow, school of...


Jun 19, 2017, 15:30 ET Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Index Tracks Slight Increase in Carbon Emissions from 2016 and 24% decrease from 2005 peak

Today, Carnegie Mellon University, supported by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), announces the release of the first quarterly Power Sector...


Jun 12, 2017, 00:40 ET CMU, Tony Awards Honor Theatre Educator Rachel Harry

Rachel Harry, a teacher at Hood River Valley High School in Hood River, Oregon, was presented with the 2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Award...


Jun 08, 2017, 17:27 ET Carnegie Mellon University Congratulates Our Tony Nominees

Four Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this year. Denée Benton, Christian Borle, and Josh Groban...


May 16, 2017, 13:24 ET Carnegie Mellon Offers New Master's Degree in Product Management

A new master's degree program at Carnegie Mellon University aims to teach computer scientists and engineers to become product managers, much...


May 02, 2017, 11:35 ET Carnegie Mellon Drama Alumni Nominated for 2017 Tony Awards

Three Carnegie Mellon University alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this morning during a live segment on "CBS This Morning" and a webcast on...


Apr 11, 2017, 13:46 ET Carnegie Mellon Takes First Place in Putnam Mathematics Competition; Three Students Named Putnam Fellows for the First Time in University History

Carnegie Mellon University placed first in the Mathematical Association of America's 77th William Lowell Putnam Competition, the premier mathematics...


Jan 26, 2017, 13:00 ET Tony Awards And Carnegie Mellon University Accepting Submissions For Arts Education Honor At 2017 Tony Awards

Submissions are being accepted now through Feb. 10 for the third annual Tony Award for "Excellence in Theatre Education Award," presented by the...


Jan 04, 2017, 09:59 ET Upping the Ante: Top Poker Pros Face Off vs. Artificial Intelligence

Four of the world's best professional poker players will compete against artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University in an epic...


Dec 05, 2016, 14:15 ET Carnegie Mellon Awarded $14 Million from U.S. DOT for Mobility Research Center

Carnegie Mellon University will receive $14 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) to establish a...


Nov 16, 2016, 15:21 ET Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will recognize a deserving teacher with the "Excellence in Theatre Education Award" for the...


Aug 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Carnegie Mellon sweeps DefCon as team wins third 'World Series of Hacking' title in four years

Carnegie Mellon's competitive computer security team, The Plaid Parliament of Pwning, just won its third title in four years at the DefCon Capture...


Jun 20, 2016, 08:00 ET Carnegie Mellon University Joins MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program to Educate Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

Carnegie Mellon University's commitment to educating Africa's next generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs received a boost today with a...


Jun 13, 2016, 01:19 ET Carnegie Mellon Alumni Goldsberry, Odom, Jr. Win Tony Awards

 Carnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom, Jr., who received Tony Awards on Sunday night...


Jun 01, 2016, 10:21 ET Detroit Drama Teacher Marilyn McCormick To Be Honored With The 2016 Excellence In Theatre Education Award

The Tony Awards announced today that the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, presented by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), will be presented to...


May 04, 2016, 14:03 ET Kiron Skinner on Trump and the GOP Nomination

 Carnegie Mellon University's Kiron Skinner thinks that Donald Trump being the most presumptive GOP nominee is the most consequential political...


Mar 28, 2016, 09:00 ET Carnegie Mellon pioneers global education in information security

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has renewed an agreement with the University of Hyogo (UH) to continue an information security dual-degree program...


Mar 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Revamping EPA tests could lead manufacturers to design more fuel-efficient self-driving cars

 Researchers in the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University discovered that fuel efficiency for self-driving cars could improve by...


Mar 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Carnegie Mellon University Survey Finds 81% of Americans are Seeking Technology Solutions to Combat their Worry about Falls Among Elderly Adults

 Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering conducted a survey on falls among the elderly, and discovered that Americans are very...


Mar 16, 2016, 11:19 ET Most Presidential Candidates Speak at Grade 6-8 Level

A readability analysis of presidential candidate speeches by researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's Language Technologies Institute (LTI)...