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1 hr ago | Lincoln Journal

Board updated on Cyert Center visit

Staff from the county's preschool education program recently updated the Lincoln County Board of Education on a visit to the Cyert Center for Early Education in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, West Hamlin, WV, West Virginia University

5 hrs ago | Nanodot

Will crowdsourced RNA designs advance nanotechnology?

Back in July of 2012 we noted here the advent of a new online game that allows players to design RNA molecules, and wondered whether it could be part of a crowd-sourced, citizen science path toward high throughput, atomically precise manufacturing.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Stanford University

9 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

In Film: Q&A with actor and producer Zachary Quinto

Actor Zachary Quinto nearly gave up his dreams of an acting career until fate and opportunity intervened to give him the role of Sylar, a serial killer on "Heroes."


Related Topix: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Heroes, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Zachary Quinto

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Westminster College

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Published in...

Dr. David Offner , assistant professor of mathematics, published "Packing the Hypercube" in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory Vol.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Yale University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

POP City

Carnegie Mellon architecture professor and students recognized for Garfield cityLAB efforts

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture recognized cityLAB , Urban Design Build Studio and Carnegie Mellon University architecture professor John Folan with the 2014 ACSA Collaborative Practice Award for cityLAB's 6% Place project in Garfield.



Study: Hands-Free Cell Phone Use in Cars Not Much Protection

Network World - Don't feel so smug about how safety conscious you are by using a hands-free cell phone in the car: Carnegie Mellon University researchers say you're still likely going to be distracted.


Megan Hilty Set to Headline Alliance Theatre's a Tony Evening on 5/10

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre will host its 6th annual A Tony Evening at the W Hotel - Midtown on May 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Smash, Entertainment, Television, Megan Hilty, Midtown (Atlanta, GA), Atlanta, GA

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals

Austin College President Marjorie Hass announces the launch of the Austin College Gateways initiative, with phase one of the program focused on students interested in law medicine, healthcare, accounting, and other professions.


Related Topix: Austin College, Kansas State University, University of Texas at Tyler, Texas, University of Texas at Arlington

KKLA-FM Glendale

Study Claims Most Millennials 'Talk to God' but Do Not Identify as 'Religious'

A new study says that more than half of 18 to 34-year-olds "look to religion," and about 60 percent say they "talk to God."


Business Journal

Couple gives CMU $1M for Tepper Quadrangle construction

Carnegie Mellon University will get $1 million from a couple to help build the new Tepper School of Business.


Al Bawaba

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Qatar Science Leadership Program , a constituent of Qatar Foundation Research and Development , attracted more than 115 students to an open information session, signifying their growing interest in scientific research.


Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News, Texas A&M University

Sun Apr 13, 2014


AMS Colloquium: The rights and wrongs of mixing

To most, the action of manually mixing two immiscible fluids or materials is an afterthought.


East Liberty startup SolePower catching global attention

A forward-thinking idea to transfer the kinetic energy of forward progress into cell phone-charging electricity has earned two East Liberty startup founders a spot on Popular Science's 2014 Invention Awards list.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Inventions, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Science, South Side (Pittsburgh, PA)

Al Bawaba

Carnegie Mellon celebrates diverse student body at International Day

The Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar student community represents over 40 countries around the world.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

Election inflames many of city's Indian residents

Chitra Teredesai hasn't voted in India since she moved to Pittsburgh in 1978, but she still remembers the chaotic excitement of elections there.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American


Watch: Mac Miller Performs 3 New Songs In Pittsburgh

Mac Miller hit up Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to headline their 2014 Spring Carnival last night .


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Mother's Day


Cost, quality weigh heavily in college decisions

The 18-year-old applied to at least a dozen colleges and universities, and quickly heard back she had been accepted.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Case Western Reserve University, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, University of Pittsburgh

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Neighborhoods & Metro South Plus Just Folks: Academic honors for...

Adam Jermyn , a junior studying physics at the California Institute of Technology, has been selected by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation as a 2014 Goldwater Scholar in Mathematics, Science and Engineering.


Related Topix: California Institute of Technology, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Longmeadow, MA, Springfield, MA

Millennials 'Talk To God,' But Fewer Rely On Religion, Survey Finds

Mormon missionaries walk through the halls at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, in January 2013.


Related Topix: Provo, UT, Asian-American

Sys-Con Media

Tepper School Alumna and Current Faculty Member Jointly Contribute $1 ...

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 programs, curricula and research from across the university's world-class schools and colleges.