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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...

2014-04-28 08:26:51

CMU School of Drama Marks 100 Years, Debuts National Tony Honor for Theatre Educators NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has been named by the Tony Awards(®) as its first, exclusive higher education partner. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations will jointly create and launch the first, national recognition program to honor kindergarten through high-school (K-12) theatre educators....

2014-04-24 12:26:50

Carnegie Mellon, Artist and Museums Collaborate To Rescue Early Digital Art Through "Forensic Retrocomputing" PITTSBURGH, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-institutional team of new-media artists, computer experts and museum archivists have discovered a dozen previously unknown artworks by Andy Warhol on aging floppy disks from 1985. Warhol earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Carnegie Mellon University, then Carnegie Institute of Technology, in 1949....

2014-04-22 16:31:52

Free Online Panel Discussion Friday, April 25 PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join technical staff from the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Codenomicon for a free live-streamed online panel discussion on the impact of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability Friday, April 25, from 10:30 a.m. to noon (EDT). Panelists will discuss the impact of Heartbleed, methods to mitigate the vulnerability, and ways to prevent crises like this in the future....

2014-04-22 08:42:01

Hexaware's Development Centers in India and Mexico achieved the recognition JAMESBURG, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that it has been re-assessed at a Level 5 of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), using the multi-model approach for Development and Services version 1.3. The scope of the assessment covers software development, maintenance, testing, production...

2014-04-18 08:21:19

BETHESDA, Md., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NARTech today announced that it has been appraised at the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 5. This CMMI Level 5 appraisal places NARTech among the Top 5.6% of companies in the US and among the Top 7.4% CMMI appraised companies in the world, according to the CMMI Institute's Published Appraisal Results. CMMI is a process improvement approach for software engineering projects that provides organizations...

2014-04-11 16:22:18

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has received a $1 million gift from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA '94, and her husband, faculty member Sridhar R. Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Research Chair and professor of operations management at the Tepper School of Business. Their generous contribution is in support of the newly established David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an initiative that will construct a new home for the Tepper School while integrating...

2014-04-09 23:29:26

iWorks Corporation (iWorks), an 8(a) firm based in Reston, VA, has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) demonstrating commitment to quality and continuous improvement in software development. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 iWorks Corporation (iWorks) today announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The appraisal was performed by Lead Assessor,...

2014-04-08 16:26:05

Scholarships Provided to Portland Organizations PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2014 Conference today announced an additional keynote speaker and a partnership with five Portland technical organizations to offer scholarships for free conference attendance. SATURN 2014 is being held May 5-9 in Portland, Oregon. SATURN 2014, which will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel, is designed for practitioners who are...

2014-04-08 08:25:21

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Architecture has developed a dashboard that helps people to see how much energy they use at work and how to reduce this use to help the environment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Ray Yun, a doctoral student in the School of Architecture, has developed an Intelligent Dashboard to evaluate plug load energy savings in the workplace. Plug load, he explained,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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