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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...

2013-05-02 16:22:47

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Scott Institute for Energy Innovation will host a policy briefing about how to manage renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, which do not produce a consistent amount of power, so they can be better integrated into the nation's power grid. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) CMU's Scott Institute will release a new policymaker guide that summarizes research by the RenewElec...

2013-03-12 12:23:49

PITTSBURGH, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers are scheduled to visit Capitol Hill March 13 to encourage U.S. regional and state officials to establish a government-university- industry research and education initiative to inform the public about issues surrounding shale gas and the environment so the nation can better prepare for its energy future. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) A recently released guide published...

2012-12-10 16:25:20

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University will offer its world-class MBA in a new blend of online and on-site formats beginning in the fall of 2013. The FlexMBA program creates a new model for online business education, combining in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching and career services found in the school's highly-acclaimed...

2012-06-19 06:26:44

PITTSBURGH, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical institutions have been under pressure to develop and implement policies to avoid conflicts of interest between physicians and pharmaceutical companies. In most cases, medical professionals who have a stake in the issues at hand craft the conflict of interest policies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) New research from Carnegie Mellon University's George Loewenstein and Zachariah Sharek and the...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The legacy of visionary researcher Lester B. Lave will be honored by the establishment of a professorship in economics, engineering and public policy, and a fellowship for doctorial studies on innovative areas in economics, public policy and engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) "We acknowledge with deep gratitude the generous commitment from Lester and Judith Lave to establish...

2011-07-01 10:52:00

PITTSBURGH, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for trained professionals in regions of the world experiencing rapid economic expansion is quickly outstripping the supply that traditional educational models can fill, presenting new challenges for learning institutions and a major roadblock to continued, systematic growth. In developed economies, rapid changes in technology along with increased competition and greater pressure for accountability are also challenging the status quo in...

2011-06-10 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flicking those cigarette ashes across the breakfast table over a steamy cup of java has become a daily ritual for more than 80 million smokers nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) The ubiquitous act of lighting up is addictive and overpowering, but not impossible to kick. At least that's the consensus of Carnegie Mellon engineers and industrial designers who studied the challenges of quitting smoking for...

2011-03-07 08:30:00

SINGAPORE, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Management University (SMU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have teamed up to establish the Living Analytics Research Center (LARC). The center will develop new techniques to acquire data on consumer and social behavior and pioneer new approaches to analyze such data to develop applications and methods that will benefit consumers, businesses and society. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) The collaboration...

2010-12-02 13:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A critical element in successfully engaging a celebrity spokesperson is to understand the real potential to capture and create market share and the risk of negative impact on the brand if the spokesperson does something ridiculous. The saga of golfer Tiger Woods and his relationship with marquee sponsor Nike provided an excellent case study for researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, as they successfully...