Monday 10/05

Mellow Mondays
Market Square. Noon–1 p.m.
Part of the continuation of Summer in the Square, Mellow Mondays feature live acoustic entertainment to kick off the week. This Monday features performances by Darryl and Kim. The performances are free and open to the public.

Tuesday 10/06

Richard Stern, Harpsicord
Kresge Theater. 8 p.m.
Richard Stern will be performing the works of Bach, Scarlatti, D’Anglebert, Forqueray, and Sweelinck on the harpsicord. This performance is in the Kresge Theater and is free and open to the public.

Wednesday 10/07

I Never Learned To Spell "Successful"
Kresge Theater. 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Join Carnegie Mellon Alumni Javier Soltero in the first lecture of the Dietrich College Entrepreneurs Speaker Series sponsored by Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. This lecture will focus on Soltero's rise to vice president of Outlook Program Management at Microsoft.

Thursday 10/08

An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing
Connan Room. 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Jim Kurose, assistant director of the National Science Foundation's Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Directorate will present a talk on how advances in computer and information science and engineering provide research and education opportunities

Cohon University Center. 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship presents this technology startup and research showcase. There will be a demo and poster session from 2:30-3:30 followed by 10 showcase talks from 3:30-5:30. Some of the companies in attendance include Duolingo, Interstacks, and Acrobatiq.

SCS Distinguished Lecture
Rashid Auditorium. 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
Manuela Veloso, the Herbert Simon University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics, will be discussing Carnegie Mellon's Robot Soccer team.

War and the Humanities
Porter Hall 100. 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Washington Post Journalist Rick Atkinson will be discussing the correlations between war and the humanities. This event is free and open to the public.

Strategies for Concise Writing
IDeATe Studio A. 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
Learn how to write more concisely at this workshop focused on how to write and communicate effectively. Pizza will be provided at the event.

Friday 10/09

What's Gone Wrong In Washington, and Why It Doesn't Have To Be This Way
Rangos 1 & 2. 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
Former US Senator and House Representative Olympia Snowe will discuss current problems occurring in Washington and how to combat them at this event hosted by the Center for International Relations and Politics.

Saturday 10/10

Carnegie Mellon University Wind Ensemble
Kregse Theatre. 5 p.m.
The Carnegie Mellon University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, will perform works by Dvořák, Holst, and several others. The show is free and open to the public.


The Mysterious Nature of Fungi
Hunt Library, 5th Floor. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-Noon and 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
From now until Dec. 17, The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation will have its fall exhibit on display. The exhibit displays a variety of organisms found all over the world, and aims to show just how mysterious each one can be. Viewing the exhibit is free of charge and open to the public.

Beyond the Obvious
Robert Morris Media Arts Gallery
Two Carnegie Mellon artists will be featured in an exhibit at the Robert Morris University Media Arts Gallery, beginning Oct. 1. Collaborative photography and poetry works by Carnegie Mellon Professor Jim Daniels and Charlee Brodsky will be showcased in this month-long exhibit. It will include the duo’s work from the passed decade, as well as an interactive art component.

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