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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)....

2014-09-29 12:25:20

CARNEGIE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army New York Brass Band, Carnegie Mellon University's C Street Brass Band, and The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania have teamed up to raise funds so that students throughout the region can participate in music education programs. An evening of stellar musical entertainment will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Christ Church of Grove Farm, 249 Duff Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. As...

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2014-09-12 03:00:33

Byron Spice, Carnegie Mellon University Programmable Lights Prevent Glare, Improve Vision in Snow and Rain A smart headlight developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare that can occur when driving in snow or rain at night. The programmable headlight senses and tracks virtually any number of oncoming drivers, blacking out only the small...

2014-09-10 12:28:33

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University professor Keith Cook has received a four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research and development of artificial lungs that patients may use long term in the comfort of their own homes while waiting for a lung transplant. Cook, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, will lead the project and collaborate with researchers from the...

2014-09-03 16:27:45

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The musical icons of the past 60 years were not created overnight. Instead, many factors -- from stage personas and outspoken political views to success in movies and television as well as timing -- went into making legends. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO In the new book "Rock Star: The Making of Musical Icons From Elvis to Springsteen," Carnegie Mellon University's David R. Shumway investigates the rock star...

2014-09-02 23:04:53

Riptide Software has been appraised at Level 4 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Riptide Software, a leading provider of military training systems, cloud and mobile development, and enterprise integration services, today announced that it has been appraised at Level 4 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with...

2014-09-02 12:33:38

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $5.6 million grant through the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS), a federal program that aims to strengthen the workforce charged with protecting the nation's critical information infrastructure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO The SFS program has funded full-tuition scholarships and stipends for graduate students in...

2014-08-28 08:30:04

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an expansion initiative at Carnegie Mellon University aimed at creating a new model of integration across the campus' top-ranked academic disciplines, has reached another milestone in its development. The university has selected the Santa Monica, Calif., firm of Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners to design the first major building in the Tepper Quad, which will serve as a new home for the...

2014-08-26 12:32:37

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions, today announced that it has been appraised at the Carnegie Mellon University CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 4 for Development for its software development and maintenance work, bringing the entire company up to this process maturity benchmark. CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the...

2014-08-26 12:28:15

CMU BrainHub(SM) Will Take New Approach To Create Tools To Better Understand the Link Between Brain and Behavior PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coalescing its strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology and engineering, Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of CMU BrainHub(SM), a new initiative focusing on understanding how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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