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2014-06-06 12:22:54

June 8 Spot Focuses on University's Strengths in Arts, Business, Science and Technology PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after announcing that it has become the Tony Awards first exclusive education partner, Carnegie Mellon University is releasing its first network, prime-time television commercial to air on Sunday, June 8, during the Tony Awards broadcast on CBS. The animated spot, which highlights CMU's success in the arts, business, science and technology, will air twice...

2014-06-05 23:11:13

CMU graduate launches breakthrough standardized test preparation course starting June 16. Students will learn 2000 vocabulary words and complete 14 practice exams over an intensive nine week period. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 mySchooler Academy (http://www.myschooleracademy.com) is launching its Summer 2014 SAT SuperPrep Course beginning Monday, June 16th, 2014. An educational consulting firm started by Carnegie Mellon University alum Jesse Lee, mySchooler Academy will run two,...

2014-05-28 08:36:48

Report finds 8 key cybersecurity deficiencies and what organizations can do to combat them NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and CSO magazine today released the 2014 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey, an annual survey of cybercrime trends which reveals that while the number of cybercrime incidents and the monetary losses associated with them continue to rise, most U.S. organizations' cybersecurity capabilities do not rival the persistence and technological skills of their cyber...

Heavily Decorated Classrooms Can Disrupt Attention And Learning In Young Children
2014-05-27 03:15:03

[ Watch The Video: Classroom Decorations Disrupt Attention And Learning In Young Children ] Shilo Rea, Carnegie Mellon University Maps, number lines, shapes, artwork and other materials tend to cover elementary classroom walls. However, new research from Carnegie Mellon University shows that too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children. Published in Psychological Science, Carnegie Mellon's Anna V. Fisher, Karrie E. Godwin and Howard Seltman...

2014-05-21 12:25:42

Interactive Website of U.S. Colleges Discovers New Insights and Writes them Up in Perfect English PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlyBoth.com launched today a novel technology that discovers new insights in data and writes them up in perfect English, all automated, and unlike predecessors that do discovery or writing, but not both. The company also launched an interactive web application that reveals how individual colleges are unique or surprising, and how they compare to...

2014-05-13 08:39:39

MCLEAN, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of information technology, geospatial, and engineering support services, today announced that its Indian subsidiary has successfully been appraised at CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI) CMMI-DEV v1.3 (Staged):Maturity Level 3 rating based on the results of a SCAMPI Class A appraisal. The appraisal team was led by SCAMPI Lead Appraiser for Development, who has been authorized to...

2014-05-12 23:09:48

Speakers from Industry-Academia Partnership Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2014 Carnegie Mellon Workshop in Gates Hall at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, on April 4, with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud." The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for...

2014-05-07 08:38:53

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasas, Inc., the leader in hybrid scale-out NAS for technical research and enterprise customers, announced today that Panasas engineer Marcelo Cataldo has been recognized with the Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. "This award is certainly a great honor for Marcelo and Panasas, because it not only recognizes the academic contributions of his body of work, but also the...

2014-04-30 12:14:38

Viruses and other external threats drive evolution of robust architectures The robust defenses that yeast cells have evolved to protect themselves from environmental threats hold lessons that can be used to design computer networks and analyze how secure they are, say computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University. Environmental "noise" is a key evolutionary pressure that shapes the interconnections within cells, as well as those of neural networks and bacterial/ecological networks,...

2014-04-29 16:26:23

CMU Alumni Received Eight Tonys in 2013; School to Partner with Tonys on 2015 Educator Honor PITTSBURGH, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University congratulates its six alumni who were nominated for Tony Awards this morning in New York. This follows the university's announcement yesterday that it will partner with the Tony Awards as its first, exclusive higher education partner. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations will jointly create and...


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