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2014-09-30 08:33:22

White House To Recognize CMU for Brain Research Efforts as Part of Federal BRAIN Initiative PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just weeks after the launch of a global initiative to leverage its unique strengths to impact brain research, Carnegie Mellon University has received a major boost from renowned Pittsburgh philanthropist Henry L. Hillman in the form of a new $5 million gift to support CMU's BrainHub(SM)....

2014-08-28 23:02:25

Pittsburgh- based Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition have established a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness and goal planning for competitive young athletes, scholastic athletes and their families across western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition announced today a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness...

2014-07-30 08:41:13

Mobile-technology prototypes shift focus to bystander students, encouraging intercession PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid increasing reports of sexual assaults among college students, the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is applying its distinctive innovation approach to accelerate marketable solutions to combat acquaintance/date rape. Two novel product prototypes, targeted to the college population and designed by graduate-student teams, employ...

2014-07-14 08:23:45

CARNEGIE, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Color Runs... Mud Runs... Running for Donuts.... The Bacon Run... and on and on and on. The latest craze in racing and fitness activities includes some pretty wild themes that large amounts of people find to be a lot of fun. The Salvation Army of Western PA has a race with a fun factor equal to or greater than those types of "Fun Runs" - plus, the added benefit of knowing that your participation is helping thousands of kids in...

2014-06-30 16:26:35

"Fitwits" Engages Kids in Meaningful Health Improvement Practices PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fitwits, a new startup company out of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, is helping families fight childhood obesity and develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Five years in the making and backed by nearly $1 million of investments thus far, Fitwits is part of the CMU's Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation....

2014-06-24 08:22:22

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has brought its autonomous vehicle to Washington to enable Congress to experience the technology up close and personal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Following an exciting and successful demonstration of the Carnegie Mellon vehicle in September, which transported Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, 33 miles to Pittsburgh International...

2014-06-09 00:21:12

CMU Alumni Tony Winners Now Number 32; School to Partner with Tonys on 2015 Educator Honor NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University alumna Jamie deRoy (A'67) received a Tony Award on Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall, increasing the number of Carnegie Mellon alumni who have received Tonys to 32. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Celebrating its centennial in 2014, CMU's School of Drama is the oldest drama degree-granting program in...

2014-04-11 12:22:20

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new No. 1 atop the Honor Roll list ranking the top-performing school districts in Western Pennsylvania, according to the 10th annual Pittsburgh Business Times 2014 Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools, which is being released today. Our latest ranking places the Mt. Lebanon School District in the overall top spot, supplanting Upper St. Clair School District, which was No. 1 for the past eight years running. The PBT Honor Roll...

2014-04-07 08:40:07

PITTSBURGH, April 7, 2014 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has selected Farnam Jahanian, an accomplished computer scientist and a successful entrepreneur with extensive leadership and administrative experience in higher education, government and the private sector, as its new vice president of research, effective Sept. 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Jahanian is the Edward S. Davidson Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering...

2014-03-03 12:28:02

Panel Will Address Analysis of Risk and Cybersecurity Solutions PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's James H. Garrett Jr., dean of the College of Engineering and the Thomas Lord Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will moderate a distinguished panel of experts who will discuss the factors that shape cybersecurity from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 6 at CMU's Washington Speaker Series at the Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Ave. in Washington,...


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