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3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Indian-American educator to help India with hospital management

Indian American scientist Pradeep K. Khosla, who heads one of the world's largest public research universities, plans to strengthen ties with India in the area of hospital management and hopes the Indian government will bring in policies to ease the commercialisation of research.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, World News, India, UC San Diego

7 hrs ago | Playbill

Artist Advice! Top College Experts Share Essential Tips for Freshman Performing Arts Students

All incoming freshman college students face a period of adjustment, but performing arts students face challenges unique to themselves.

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Related Topix: New York University, Ithaca College, Marymount Manhattan College, Manhattan College, Kent State University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WPXI

Work underway to install new terrazzo floor at Pittsburgh International Airport

Work is underway to install a new terrazzo floor in the airside erminal center core at Pittsburgh International Airport.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Pittsburgh, PA

Post-gazette.com

Former Carnegie Mellon dean advising White House Policy Office

A former Carnegie Mellon University dean is using his yearlong teaching sabbatical to teach White House officials the ins and outs of data science.

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Oracle

SEI Turns Architecture into a Game

Unless you can see into the future, getting those decisions right comes down to a collection of hard choices.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Home is Dever's Castle

Seamus Dever may only be 38 but the actor is already a screen veteran, having started acting at the age of just six.

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Related Topix: Castle, Entertainment, Television, Seamus Dever, Drama, Northern Arizona University

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.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Kennewsaw State, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Business Journal

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)

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Design News

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.

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Science

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)

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Electrical Engineering

Deseret News

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.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Almanac

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.

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Related Topix: Mount Lebanon, PA, Lebanon, PA, Bethel Park, PA, Saint Vincent College

University Business

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.

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Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

BroadwayWorld.com

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 .

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Related Topix: The Book of Mormon, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Life, Food, Dining, New York

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Science, Computer Science, Saint Vincent College, University of Pittsburgh

Sat Aug 16, 2014

MetaFilter

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)

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Rochester Institute of Technology

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

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