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The Miami Herald
Colleges find teachers need teaching, too - on how to teach
Then he sobered them up with advice about how they could do their own jobs better, how to handle such recurring classroom challenges as apathy and short attention spans.
6 hrs ago
CMU professor, Duolingo co-founder among MIT's Innovators Under 35
Duolingo co-founder Severin Hacker and Carnegie Mellon University assistant professor Kathryn Whitehead are among MIT Technology Review's annual list of Innovators Under 35. Hacker, 30, a recent Ph.D. recipient from CMU's computer science department, was honored as a "visionary" for creating the language-learning app Duolingo in 2009 with ... (more)
9 hrs ago
Photo Editing Tool Manipulates in 3D
Thanks to Adobe's Photoshop picture manipulation tool, we now have more Bigfoot, space alien, and dinosaur sightings than ever before.
13 hrs ago
Data check: Not so EAGER for NSF funding?
How do consumers react after learning that an online bank account has been hacked? Do they take their business elsewhere? Do they limit their online activities to reduce their exposure to such invasions? Those were some of the questions that intrigued Rahul Telang, a professor of information systems and management at Carnegie Mellon University in ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
10 Bible verses millennials can learn from
This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families.
Gorden Bell Lifelogging at 80
Gordon Bell turns 80 today, August 19th, 2014. Born in 1934 he has lived through an era in which computers occupied entire building through to being able to carry one in your pocket or around your neck.
Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated
Massive Open Online Courses make education cheaper and more accessible, but some say they have potential to undermine the current profit model.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
CollegeWeek of Aug. 20 Brittany Rodgers, daughter of Greg and Mary Jo ...
Lebanon, was named to the fall and spring dean's list at Virginia Tech. A 2011 graduate of Mt.
U.S. university in Africa graduates first students
Internationally respected Carnegie Mellon University became the first highly ranked American institution to operate a fully-fledged campus in Africa when it set up in tiny, post-conflict Rwanda in September 2011.
Duquesne students to arrive for orientation Tuesday
Duquesne University's freshman class is due to arrive Tuesday from 8 a.m to noon and 3 p.m to 6 pm.
Nikki M. James, Keala Settle and More Join Andrew Kober in KOBERET Tonight at 54 Below
The performance will feature guest appearances by Andrew's Les Miserables cast mates Nikki M. James , Keala Settle , Caissie Levy , and Samantha Hill , as well as a never-before-heard duet between Andrew and Elena Shaddow .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents
Because of the Pittsburgh squad's success, the FBI is rewarding the office with more manpower, allowing it to take on even more cyberthreats.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
girls and technology
WYNC's Manoush Zomorodi investigates the gender gap in tech and computer science , and finds a number of people working towards bridging that gap, from childhood to university: completely restructuring a required computer science course to make it more welcoming to female university students , celebrating women in computing history for kids to ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
CMU awarded $1M grant to support advanced manufacturing research
Carnegie Mellon University will receive a $1 million grant to fund advanced manufacturing-related research, Gov. Tom Corbett announced Friday.
CMU profs seek solution to urban parking problems
So where's the best place to park in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood? Good luck if you think anyone would spill a secret spot, but a pilot study by a pair of Carnegie Mellon University professors is a big step in leveling the playing field.
New algorithm can predict heart attack: researchers : August 15, 2014,
Researchers have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can predict heart attacks up to four hours before doctors can.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Blog Post: People of ACM: Q&A with Jeannette Wing Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research
ACM Bulletin : Jeannette Wing's areas of expertise are in trustworthy computing, formal methods, concurrent and distributed systems, programming languages, and software engineering.
'Godspell' provides a reverential end to summer at Totem Pole: review
Michael Jayne Walker, center, plays the role of Jesus in Totem Pole Playhouse's season-ending production of the musical "Godspell."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Schools find ways to get more women into computer science courses
Technology giants like Apple and Google are frequently dominated by men, in part because relatively few women pursue computer science degrees; just 18 percent of American comp sci grads are female.
Pittsburgh tech company raises $17.8M
Pittsburgh-based 360fly Inc. has raised $17.8 million from investors, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.