• Thursday, July 10, 2014
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    Franco Sciannameo, the associate dean of interdisciplinary initiatives at Carnegie Mellon University's College of Fine Arts (CFA), was a co-editor of "Music as Dream: Essays on Giacinto Scelsi," a work showcasing scholarly criticism of the music and philosophy of Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi. The book was published by Scarecrow Press in August 2013. Sciannameo, an associate teaching professor of...
  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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    A multi-institutional team of new-media artists, computer experts and museum professionals has 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. The purely digital images, "trapped" for nearly 30 years on Amiga® floppy disks stored...
  • 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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    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...