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2014-02-17 16:20:54

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama pays tribute to its first 100 years, it looks to the future to celebrate the next century of innovation and talent in arts and entertainment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) "This is a remarkable achievement in American theatrical and cultural history," said Peter Cooke, head of the School of Drama. On Saturday, Feb. 22, the School of Drama will have a Centennial...

2014-02-13 20:23:23

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the 10th annual SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference 2014 is now open. SATURN 2014 will be held May 5-9, at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, Oregon. SATURN is designed for practitioners who are responsible for producing robust software architectures as well as for those who view software architecture as a critical element in the achievement of their business or organizational...

2014-02-11 10:45:41

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Carnegie Mellon University have introduced a unique micro-robotic technique to assemble the components of complex materials, the foundation of tissue engineering and 3D printing. Described in the Jan. 28, 2014, issue of Nature Communications, the research was conducted by Savas Tasoglu, PhD, MS, research fellow in the BWH Division of Renal Medicine, and Utkan Demirci, PhD, MS, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of...

2014-02-10 23:21:24

One time investment enables seamless experience from all devices. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Elliance, a digital marketing agency, just launched a responsive website for Carnegie Mellon University’s quarterly magazine, Carnegie Mellon Today. Now, they can upload the content one time and it will be accessible from any device with a browser. Responsive web design was created so a person can visit a website from a computer, a phone or a tablet and the website automatically...

New Model Suggests Facebook Will Not Follow In MySpace's Footsteps
2014-02-04 14:33:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook users can breathe easy, because a new study indicates the fear that the world’s largest social network will die out in three years is unfounded. In January, Princeton University researchers reported that Facebook could lose as much as 80 percent of its users by 2017. The researchers used MySpace as a model, and applied Zuckerberg's franchise to it, showing how the trendy social network’s popularity would soon fall from its...

2014-02-03 16:20:52

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Engineering and Systems Integration (ESI) organization has received a Level 5 rating, the highest possible rating, for acquisition from the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI®) Institute. This is the second time the organization has been appraised at this level, and, according to the CMMI Institute, ESI was the first to receive a Level 5 rating for acquisition. (Logo:...

2014-02-01 04:20:09

DOHA, Qatar, February 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a luncheon on January 19th welcoming the first admitted class for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources. The program is offered in partnership with Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140201/667260 ) The event, held at the HBKU Student Center, was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali...

2014-01-30 23:33:48

ValueLabs has been assessed at Level 5 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). ValueLabs is now among the very few organizations in India to have been appraised at level 5 for version 1.3 of CMMI practices. Hyderabad, AP (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 ValueLabs has been assessed at Level 5 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The assessment was carried out last month by the ‘Institute for Software Process Improvement.’...

2014-01-28 12:22:36

Project combines global online design challenge with lab experiments An enthusiastic group of non-experts, working through an online interface and receiving feedback from lab experiments, has produced designs for RNA molecules that are consistently more successful than those generated by the best computerized design algorithms, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Stanford University report. Moreover, the researchers gathered some of the best design rules and practices...

2014-01-23 12:22:18

CMU Researchers Studied New Vehicle Charge Loads on New York Power Plant Operations PITTSBURGH, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric vehicles may offer a path to a more sustainable transportation future. But they also might drive up electricity prices if they are charged during times of peak electricity demand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) In a new study, Carnegie Mellon University researchers found that optimally varying the charging speed of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.