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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...

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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....

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...

2014-07-17 12:29:27

New Collaboration Will Leverage Research Capabilities of CMU and Indian Institute of Science PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global technology leader and Infosys co-founder Senapathy "Kris" Gopalakrishnan has donated $1.8 million to Carnegie Mellon University to establish a research partnership between CMU and the Centre for Brain Research (CBR) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO The...

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....

Researchers Demonstrate Autonomous Vehicle They Developed
2014-06-25 03:13:33

National Science Foundation Carnegie Mellon researchers bring NSF-funded autonomous vehicle to D.C. to show promise of driverless cars In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, cars capable of communicating with the roads they are traveling on. A convergence of technological innovations in embedded sensors, computer vision, artificial intelligence, control and automation, and computer processing power is making this...

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...

2014-06-06 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...

2014-04-29 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....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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