• Thursday, June 26, 2014
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    This spring, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) was 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. That honor will be announced at the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York...
  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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    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. The company offers a system of print and digital tools that...
  • Friday, April 18, 2014
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    Carnegie Mellon's School of Art continued for a second year an activity that brought heavy equipment and art together. On Thursday, April 10, in the CFA Parking Lot, students, staff and faculty made prints using a steamroller to spread the ink. The printmaking exercise was part of the annual Carnival Weekend activities. Prints will be for sale; contact Lauren Goshinski in the School of Art at 412-268-1533.  
  • Friday, April 18, 2014
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    PITTSBURGH—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. “This is a remarkable achievement in American theatrical and cultural history,” said Peter Cooke, head of the School of Drama. On Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Purnell Center for the Performing Arts...
  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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      PITTSBURGH—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. 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, refers to how...