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2014-03-19 08:27:18

CMU First To Announce Involvement in New Intel Design School Network; Daragh Byrne To Lead Initiatives PITTSBURGH, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University is the first member of the newly formed Intel Design School Network to announce plans to embed principles of integrative design and related technologies in the academic experiences of students from all disciplines. As part of this announcement, CMU has named Daragh Byrne its Intel Integrative Design Fellow....

2014-03-03 12:28:02

Panel Will Address Analysis of Risk and Cybersecurity Solutions PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's James H. Garrett Jr., dean of the College of Engineering and the Thomas Lord Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will moderate a distinguished panel of experts who will discuss the factors that shape cybersecurity from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 6 at CMU's Washington Speaker Series at the Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Ave. in Washington,...

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...

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...

2013-12-13 12:26:31

National Robotics Engineering Center Putting Robot Through Its Paces PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's only been a few weeks since Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) completed assembly of its four-limbed CHIMP robot, but the Tartan Rescue Team has high hopes for the robot's performance at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials Dec. 20-21. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) "We've been on a fast track for...

2013-12-03 12:29:56

Comic Strip Character Helps Students Learn Programming Concepts PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children who love Garfield, the feline star of the world's most widely syndicated comic strip, now can make their own computer animations of the lasagna-loving, Monday-adverse cat -- and learn a bit about computer programming in the process -- with the latest version of Carnegie Mellon University's Alice educational software. (Logo:...

2013-11-21 15:42:19

Carnegie Mellon and Temple researchers offer fresh perspective for educational research From using concrete or abstract materials to giving immediate or delayed feedback, there are rampant debates over the best teaching strategies to use. But, in reality, improving education is not as simple as choosing one technique over another. Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured the educational research landscape and found that because improved learning depends on...

2013-11-21 08:31:15

Religion, Political Affiliation Linked to Bias PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A large-scale field experiment conducted by Carnegie Mellon University researchers has found evidence that sharing personal information via online social networks can lead to hiring discrimination. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Alessandro Acquisti, associate professor of information technology and public policy at CMU's H. John Heinz III College, and Christina...

2013-11-11 16:20:28

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Will electric vehicles replace gasoline vehicles? Not with our current parking infrastructure, say Carnegie Mellon researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Elizabeth Traut, a mechanical engineering doctoral student, Jeremy Michalek, a professor of mechanical engineering and public policy, and Chris Hendrickson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and public policy, analyzed parking and charging...

2013-11-11 12:27:55

University Provides Open Access to World's Largest Bank of Educational Technology Data; Forms Global Learning Council with Academic, Industry and Technology Leaders PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University today launched the Simon Initiative to accelerate the use of learning science and technology to improve student learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Named to honor the work of the late Nobel Laureate and CMU Professor Herbert...