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  • Simon Initiative targets research

    Carnegie Mellon University recently announced the inception of the Simon Initiative, a campus-wide push for interdisciplinary research collaboration and technology-aided learning initiatives.

    The Simon Initiative is named after the late professor Herbert Simon, known for his work in cognitive psychology and computer science, and related applications in education.

    News | November 25, 2013
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    HCI researchers suggest methods to optimize classroom learning

    Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University recently searched for the best strategies for educating teachers, discovering that finding the best way to teach can be extraordinarily difficult, as there are over 205 trillion potential options available for professors as they form a curriculum.

    News | November 25, 2013
  • West Wing housing displaced by CPDC

    The university has drafted plans to move the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC), currently in the basement of the University Center, to West Wing. The change has sparked strong reactions among students.

    News | November 18, 2013
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    Student awarded scholarship from (ISC)² Foundation

    Carnegie Mellon is proud to announce that Pratibha Anjali Dohare is the recipient of a $40,000 cybersecurity scholarship from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)² Foundation.

    News | November 11, 2013
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    Special reading hosted by writing department to welcome new members

    The creative writing department will welcome Kevin Gonzalez and Lauren Shapiro to Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh with a special reading on Nov. 12 at 4:30 p.m.

    News | November 4, 2013