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A research university like no other, Carnegie Mellon is home to experts who lead their fields and create new ones.

From computing to the arts to the environment to biotechnology, CMU students, faculty and staff are shaping the future with a strong focus on finding practical answers to complex problems.

Home to more than 100 centers and institutes, CMU affords its researchers the freedom to look across disciplines for solutions, benefiting from many perspectives.

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athletes and actors
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Athletes, Actors Sport Dramatic Connections

Although they may seem worlds apart, drama students and student-athletes are performers, and at Carnegie Mellon University they are connecting now more than ever. Thanks to a suggestion by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), a program evolved that helps these two student groups see how similar they really are. At a SAAC meeting in late 2016, Joshua Centor, director of...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Carnegie Mellon To Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide Emissions in U.S.

By Adam Dove A new index that will measure carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. electric power producers has been created by Carnegie Mellon University and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems. The Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Carbon Index will track the environmental performance of U.S. power producers and compare current emissions to historical data collected nationwide for more than two decades....
Carnegie Science Awards
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Carnegie Science Awards Honor CMU Faculty and Students

The Carnegie Science Center will recognize eight Carnegie Mellon University faculty members and students at its 21st annual Carnegie Science Awards celebration on May 12at Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh. Presented annually, the Carnegie Science Awards recognize outstanding science and technology achievements in western Pennsylvania. Since 1997, they have honored the accomplishments,...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Softball To Join Roster for CMU Athletics

Softball is coming to Carnegie Mellon University. The university has announced its intention to add softball as an intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2019 spring season. Like Carnegie Mellon's other intercollegiate programs, softball will compete in the University Athletic Association. "The addition of softball as an intercollegiate sport is historic for our university, and I...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tests Show CMU Water Supplies Are Safe

Following extensive testing, Carnegie Mellon University has determined that drinking water supplies throughout its campus facilities are safe and free of elevated lead levels. In August of 2016, The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA), which supplies CMU’s water, notified residents of elevated levels of lead in some local homes. In an ongoing commitment to safety and security,...
MFA Exhibit
Monday, March 20, 2017

School of Art Graduate Students Exhibit “The Very Best Deserts” at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 Gallery

Carnegie Mellon University School of Art first- and second-year graduate students present “The Very Best Deserts on Planet Earth,” an annual Master of Fine Arts program exhibition, April 2-23, at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 Gallery. The exhibition showcases new work by a diverse group of 11 emerging artists working in a range of methodologies, conceptual...

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