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These Are The 25 Best Universities To Work For This Year

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.19.2014 | College

"Clean campus, gentle and gracious people...and interesting work," are all things found by employees at Brigham Young University (in addition to shock...

The Modular Shoe: Children's Footwear Designed for Developing Countries

Carnegie Mellon University | Posted 07.08.2014 | College
Carnegie Mellon University

We realized that a family's footwear costs could be reduced by creating a shoe a child can wear as he or she grows.

From Christmas Seals to Kevlar

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.

Millennials In Love Are More Likely To Update Their Facebook Status

Posted 02.09.2014 | College

A lot of millennials are in love. At least, according to the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. An ongoing study by the...

Carnegie Mellon Gets To Keep $1.17 Billion

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A U.S. judge has declined to reduce a $1.17 billion patent infringement verdict that Carnegie Mellon University won against a Cali...

Tyler Kingkade

Prestigious University Accused Of Failing To Expel Student After Sexual Assault | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Carnegie Mellon University failed to remove from campus a student it found responsible for sexual assault and did little to prevent the offender's con...

Welcome To The Super Bowl For Robots

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology

PENNSAUKEN, New Jersey (AP) — The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophistic...

Researchers Are Trying To Teach This Computer Common Sense

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of...

The 10 Geekiest Colleges

Posted 10.21.2013 | College

Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh has been crowned the geekiest school in the country by HerCampus. What else would you expect from a school wh...

Carnegie Mellon Cheers 'Bumper Crop' Of Tonys

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.14.2013 | College

NEW YORK — There was plenty of applause heard during the Tony Awards – and perhaps no place louder than from as far away as Pittsburgh. S...

Nude 'Pope' Case May Be Drawing To A Close

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | College

PITTSBURGH — A Carnegie Mellon University student who dressed as a half-nude pope in a parade can have an indecent exposure charge dropped again...

Scientists Beware: Shooting the Messenger

American Statistical Association | Posted 07.30.2013 | Science
American Statistical Association

While every scientist faces the possibility of being the bearer of bad news, statisticians are especially vulnerable. At present, two countries -- Greece and Argentina -- are bringing charges against statisticians who are reporting truthful, yet unpleasant, data.

'Naked Pope' Faces Charges Over Scandalous Costume

Posted 05.10.2013 | College

A Carnegie Mellon University student faces misdemeanor charges after she dressed as the pope during an art school parade last month. Police said her c...

In the Midst of Ideas

Ketaki Desai | Posted 04.29.2013 | College
Ketaki Desai

TEDx is an independently organized TED event that focuses on the community it is organized in. At Carnegie Mellon University, we have our own TEDxCMU, only four years old on Sunday March 3rd, and organized entirely by a student board.

Texas Lawyer Accused Of Laundering Drug Cartel's Fortune Pleads Not Guilty

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 01.08.2013 | Crime

EL PASO, Texas — In public, Marco Antonio Delgado was a philanthropist, a prominent El Paso businessman and a trustee at Carnegie Mellon Univers...

These Cameras Could Stop Burglars Before They Break In

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.29.2012 | HuffPost Home

Awesome or creepy?

In The Future, Medical Devices Will Dissolve Inside You

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.27.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — As consumers we want our electronic gadgets to be durable. But as patients, we might want them to dissolve — inside our bodies. ...

Did Abe Lincoln Use Emoticons?

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

Was Abraham Lincoln one of the first people to use the playful ;) emoticon? Though the text symbol for "winking," used in our emails, tweets, texts...

Colleges With Best Starting Salaries

Posted 09.19.2012 | College

If you need to make a lot of money right after college, then perhaps it's time to start looking at schools with an "IT" in the name. Or go into mining...

Where Did Google And Apple Employees Go To College?

Posted 03.29.2012 | College

More young people would want to work for Google than any other company. Apple is the the second most popular company, according to a survey done by U...

Which University Won the Intercollegiate Programming Championship?

David Thielen | Posted 04.13.2012 | College
David Thielen

Each team wrote the A.I. for a computer game. The contest is then the A.I.s from each team fighting each other where one will reign victorious over the others on the field of battle.

Translate the Web While Learning a New Language

Joe Kutchera | Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices
Joe Kutchera

With Duolingo, he hopes to solve two enormous problems for the developing world: bring down the incredibly high-price of computer language learning to nothing and improve the quality and quantity of online content in languages other than English.

Is Education Software Failing Our Schools? | TRIP GABRIEL and MATT RICHTEL | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education

The Web site of Carnegie Learning, a company started by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University that sells classroom software, trumpets this promise:...

'Book Of Mormon' Stars Old Friends

AP | By JAKE COYLE | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- After every performance of the hit Broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon," Josh Gad and Rory O'Malley bow side-by-side, a nightly celebrat...

The Seven Best Colleges For Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 07.23.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

It is crucial to give credit where credit is due for colleges that uphold freedom of speech, so here is the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's list.