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IN THE NEWS: Researchers have been lending their expertise to media conversations. See where CMU faculty, staff and students are quoted
Project scientist Anne Wright launches Eviction Rapid Response. Read more research news.
CREATE Lab Launches Project That Helps Renters Avoid Evictions
U pgrades to the university’s Light Lab and John Wells Directing Studio provide students with the tools for a hands-on learning experience no matter where they’re based. Read more about support for students.
CMU Students Light Up The Stage Remotely
A partnership with the University of Pittsburgh and community groups creates a unique nonprofit network. Read more about resources for community outreach.
CMU Helps Provide Free Wi-Fi to Area Students
CMU experts say differences in politics and beliefs in pandemic precautions could make Thanksgiving downright toxic.
COVID, Politics Could Divide This Year’s Thanksgiving Table
Two CMU professors will have access to high-end computing and visualization assets to advance understanding of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
AMD Providing Computing Resources To Support CBD’s COVID-19 Research
After the pandemic, we may never go back to the way things were.
Higher Education Was Already Ripe for Disruption. Then, COVID-19 Happened.
While shifting tactics could benefit some businesses, CMU experts say that not all shoppers and stores will shy away from in-person sales.
COVID Extends Black Friday, Moves It Online
Beibei Li, the Anna Loomis McCandless Chair and associate professor of IT and Management, offers insight into COVID-19, contract tracing and consumer behavior.
Share Your Location? CMU’s Li Weighs in
A CMU team collaborated with voting rights advocates and prominent civic leaders to safeguard in-person voting for the November general election.
Keep the Polls Open
New policies, technologies could help make sense of flood of information.
Pandemic Spawns ’Infodemic’ in Scientific Literature
This will help Delphi expand its efforts.
Google.org Donates $1 Million, Personnel To CMU’s COVID-19 Forecasting Project
Tony Xu studies how U.S. government lockdown policies affect how people behave.
Student Studies State Pandemic Policies, Consumer Behaviors
A new UK book provides perspectives for navigating uncertain times.
100 Maps From CMU’s EarthTime Chart Humanity’s Greatest Challenges
A winning CMU design awaits FDA approval.
Molding Masks Against Coronavirus
County-level data will be used to forecast disease activity.
Carnegie Mellon Unveils Five Interactive COVID-19 Maps
A number of science fiction fans within the CMU community find themselves living through a science-fictional moment created by COVID-19 .
Science Fiction During a Science-Fictional Moment
Previous research points to the effect of social stressors on developing upper respiratory infections, holding clues to COVID-19 risk.
Research Informs Possible Susceptibility to COVID-19
Scientists have launched a Twitter campaign #StopPandemicBias, which aims to bring broader understanding to how COVID-19 will impact scientists.
Researchers Urge the Scientific Community to #StopPandemicBias
CMU auditory neuroscientists discuss how sound influences the gameday experience.
Pro Sports Return to the Sound of Silence
CMU’s Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation hosted a webinar on how social, environmental and technical resiliency frameworks can better prepare our energy systems.
Energy Systems Experts Offer Insights on Infrastructure Planning
"Looking Out" is a photo and video program on Instagram and IGTV featuring new works by Pittsburgh artists.
Miller ICA responds to COVID-19 Through Artists’ Windows
CMU researchers say sophisticated, orchestrated bot campaigns aim to sow divide.
Nearly Half of the Twitter Accounts Discussing ’Reopening America’ May Be Bots
Experts speculate on the summer travel season and COVID’s long-term impact on traffic and transportation systems. .
SCOVID and Transportation: What’s Next for the Summer and Beyond
Brandy Aven’s work includes studying the behavior of corporate whistleblowers and social networks in the workplace.
Societal Behavior During, and After, the Pandemic
The low-cost devices could address current and future shortages.
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Researchers Launch Ventilator Project
Carnegie Mellon partners with Global Links to produce and distribute face shields for workers who need them.
CMU Team Produces Face Shields for Essential Workers
Model will compile data to better understand areas’ public health, economic status.
CMU Dashboard Will Help Inform State Decision-Makers During Pandemic
Behind the ShieldTech Spark is fabricating face shields for essential workers at the front lines of the COVID-19 response.
Crises are no excuse for lowering scientific standards, experts say.
COVID-19 Treatments: A Call for Rigorous Clinical Research
Carnegie Mellon will soon be forecasting coronavirus activity several weeks ahead.
Self-reported COVID-19 Symptoms Show Promise for Disease Forecasts
A contact tracing app uses ultrasound technology to more accurately follow people’s exposure to COVID-19 than other apps that use Bluetooth alone.
CMU Professor Creates Innovative App To Anonymously Trace Exposure to COVID-19
Zensors has made its computer vision platform available for free to governments, airports and essential businesses to help them answer questions about disease management.
CMU Spinoff Uses AI To Address COVID-19
As health care professionals battle the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines, engineers are working behind the scenes with innovative technologies.
CMU-Developed Microneedle Patches Ready for COVID-19 Fight
Jonathan Caulkins doesn’t know when America will return to work. Whenever it happens, he knows it won’t be normal. And he’s fine with that.
Creativity Would Allow More Americans to Return to Work, Soon
CMU’s experts explore the options.
The Ethics of Developing COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccination
Game Developers Level Up as COVID Pushes People HomeWith many stuck in their homes as cities around the world try to reduce transmission of COVID-19, people are turning to games.
Two juniors create map presenting aggregate data that’s easy for all to understand.
Design Students Develop Interactive Coronavirus Map
Researchers develop scale that measures people’s willingness to avoid useful information.
The Desire for Information: Blissful Ignorance or Painful Truth?
Heinz College criminologist and public policy expert Daniel Nagin discusses disease transmission within the prison system.
Prisoners, Police and the Pandemic
Howie Choset says the pandemic response requires "Dull, Dirty, Dangerous" jobs suited for robots.
COVID-19 Should Be Wake-Up Call for Robotics Research
A CMU professor pivoted a live performance to streaming fundraiser for shuttered theater.
The Show Must Go On... line
The High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium empowers researchers to accelerate understanding of the COVID-19 virus
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Resources Available for Urgent COVID-19 Research
The first call of proposals will focus on AI techniques to mitigate COVID-19.
CMU, C3.ai, Microsoft, and Five Leading Research Universities Launch C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute
CMU researchers offer advice for filtering misleading facts about the pandemic.
Online Misinformation About COVID-19 Can Take Many Forms
A rise of COVID-19 cases prompted a request from the CDC.
Carnegie Mellon Extends Forecasting of Flu-Like Illness
In a new study, CMU researchers show how important evolutionary adaptations are predicting epidemics.
To Predict an Epidemic, Evolution Can’t be Ignored
Across the Cut: Minecraft
Stuck at home at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Engineering student Jared Cohen and friends utilized some of their quarantine time to recreate the CMU campus in Minecraft... block by block.
Three annual career fairs joined forces to bring together more than 3,500 students and employers virtually.
Fall Career Fairs Combine, Go Virtual
A one-night only performance open to the public featured award-winning music from composer Jeanine Tesori.
School of Drama Students Host Virtual Cabaret: ’Bring Me To Light’
In the run-up to the Nov. 3 presidential election, CMU artists and designers focused their creative energies to get people out to vote.
On-Campus, Virtual Events Encourage Voting
A new program at Carnegie Mellon University is providing support to faculty to help students thrive in more inclusive classroom experiences.
Program Aims To Enhance Inclusive Teaching
CMU student organizations adapt to pandemic safety precautions.
Fostering Community Through COVID
CMU GSA members volunteer to fill vital role.
Grant Helps Grad Students Work the Polls
Sam Zeloof used modern technology to turn a Polaroid instant camera into a working digital camera that prints black and white images. .
Student Turns Old Polaroid Into New Digital Camera
As part of COVID-19 precautions, CMU adds route to Squirrel Hill.
Shuttle Service Steps Up Bus Cleaning, Social Distancing
NOVID tracks coronavirus within your user network.
CMU-Created COVID Early Warning App to Assist Campus Community
The university has announced it will offer three new, temporary child care options.
CMU Offers New, Temporary Child Care Options
Dean Dijour and Bennett Huffman helped Po-Shen Loh create the NOVID app.
CMU Has Network Advantage in Fight Against COVID-19
New protocols and procedures are in place for CMU community
Dining Services Transforms for Fall Semester
Carnegie Mellon is providing a free Wellness Kit to each student living on or off campus in preparation for the fall semester.
Free Kits for Students Put the ’Well’ in Welcome
Maureen Dasey-Morales reviews four important behaviors for the CMU community.
For Community Well-Being, Whole Equals Sum of Its Parts
When University Libraries’ locations reopen for the fall semester, visitors will encounter many new changes.
What Will Community Well-Being Look Like This Fall?
When University Libraries’ locations reopen for the fall semester, visitors will encounter many new changes.
Save Me A Seat
CMU students will see classroom modifications to support social distancing and other health-promoting behaviors.
A Fall Semester Unlike Any Other
Indoor and outdoor recreational and athletic facilities will re-open with a staggered and phased approach.
Recreational Facilities Re-open - With Restrictions
Wear a mask. Practice social distancing. Avoid touching the face. Wash hands with soap and water.
Chief Medical Officer Discusses Return to Campus
Campus will look and feel different in the midst of this global pandemic, but all of us at CMU remain committed to offering our students a transformative educational opportunity.
Preparations for fall are an investment in the future.
Signature Courses Lead the Way
A team of nearly 300 maintenance and custodial services workers have ridden the wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, they’ve ridden three.
"Every Day is a Tuesday” as Facilities Management Prepares Campus for Fall
Through guided research opportunities, students are exploring issues related to COVID-19 and other topic.
Project Courses Provide Key Skills, Faculty Engagement
Spring cleaning has never ended at Carnegie Mellon University. It has continued this summer and will extend through the fall.
Scrubbing Up for Fall
While many students had summer internships cancelled due to the pandemic, some were fortunate to be able to work remotely.
Students Navigate Summer Internships Remotely
CMU staff members spend the month packing belongings for students.
The Pittsburgh Packers
Volunteers will help co-workers follow physical distancing and hand-washing guidelines, making sure facial coverings are worn correctly, and meetings are held virtually.
Pandemic Safety Officers Step Up to Help Out
Charity Anderson and Dawn Roerink are overseeing an aggressive campus-wide deep-cleaning effort that will extend through the fall.
FMCS Duo Manages CMU’s Deep-Cleaning Efforts
CMU professors pivot to remote learning with the help of alumni, industry professionals.
A Dramatic Shift
Assistance like webinars, coaching and advising have gone virtual.
CMU Career Center Adapts to Help Students Facing Uncertain Summer
The May 18 event is open to the public and goes live at 5:30 p.m.
School of Drama "eShowcase" Highlights Graduates’ Talents for Industry Pros
University Libraries has rolled out activities to ensure that the Carnegie Mellon community has uninterrupted access to resources.
Never Remote: Libraries Continue to Connect Community with Resources
Gelfand Center Pivots To Support Parents, Prospective StudentsA CMU organization connects Tartans with the K-12 community.
Remote (Fence) painting?
Thank you, Ari Cohn, for continuing the ultimate tradition of painting the Fence. #TartanProud
Try it for yourself. https://t.co/jgI39poBEy pic.twitter.com/WiHssFq1CF
- Carnegie Mellon (@CarnegieMellon) March 22, 2020
University Archives documents unprecedented times, finds parallels with flu pandemic.
Carefully Cataloguing Coronavirus
As CMU moves to remote instruction to fight the spread of COVID-19, students and faculty discuss the difficulties of moving their classes online in a short timeframe.
Students Log On for First Days of Remote Instruction at CMU
Marsha Lovett led a quickly developing university-wide effort to transition more than 4,900 course-sections to remote instruction.
CMU’s Unprecedented Move to Remote Education
Stay Home, Stay FitPattye Stragar and her fellow fitness gurus at CMU are making it easy for us to stay fit despite our inability to get to the gym.
Zoom Backgrounds AvailableThe Marketing & Communications Division has created a Box folder with campus images to be used as custom backgrounds for Zoom.
A few of our favorite home studio sketches by students in Prof Clayton Merrell’s Imaging class! (work by Milo Tayao, Caroline Kroger, Jennifer Shin, and Angie Orbeta) @CarnegieMellon #homestudio #stayhome pic.twitter.com/zbP92WiBIN
- CMU School of Art (@CMUSchoolofArt) March 25, 2020