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Byron Spice
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Wednesday March 31, 2010
As it has for more than six years, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity surveyed a bleak Martian landscape on March 4. The robot could see more than 50 rocks but, for the first time in those six long years, decided on its own to take a closer look at one of them.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday March 30, 2010
PITTSBURGH - Carnegie Mellon University's David Brumley has received the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, its most prestigious award for junior faculty.Brumley, 35, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the School of Computer Science, received a five-year, $521,494 award to develop a system that will track and eliminate annoying software bugs.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday March 30, 2010
A three-member team from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won Grand Champion honors at the 2010 Carnegie Mellon University Spring Programming Contest hosted by Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science with support from IMC Financial Markets.The Rose-Hulman team of Eric Crockett, Matt Iverson and Ching-Chen Ma was one of 19 teams from a dozen colleges and universities that participated in the seventh annual competition, which complements the International Collegiate Programming Contest sponsored each fall by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday March 24, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Jonathan Muller, a first-year master's degree student in the School of Information Systems and Management at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College, has been selected as the Yahoo! iSTEP 2010 Fellow.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday March 23, 2010
PITTSBURGH—A team of graduate and undergraduate students won first place in Carnegie Mellon University's first Open Innovation Competition March 20 with a proposal to predict the success of Internet startups by incorporating social networks into the traditional Delphi method of forecasting.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday March 18, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Mechanics, students and anyone interested in converting vehicles from gas to electric power are invited to look under the hood of the ChargeCar Project's electric test bed vehicle during an open house from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday March 26 at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday March 17, 2010
Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon and Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl have announced a new web site, www.PittsburghGoesGoogle.com, where residents, businesses and other organizations can make their best arguments for Google Inc. to deploy an ultrafast broadband network in Pittsburgh.
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Byron Spice
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Friday March 12, 2010
Hosts: The National Society of Black EngineersWhat:  Pi-A-Professor!!!When:  Friday, March 19, 2010 @ 4pmWhere: Wean Hall 5th floor AtriumPi-A-Professor celebration is a fun event where students and/or facultybuy raffle tickets to win a chance to toss a pie at the professor oftheir choice! The event is a fundraiser for NSBE, a community serviceorganization here on campus. Come by Wean Hall to celebrate yourfavorite transcendental!  Tickets will be on sale in the University Center the week of 3/15-3/18.Brave Souls getting pied:
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Byron Spice
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Thursday March 11, 2010
Dragon Runner, the 20-pound "throwable" reconnaissance robot developed at the Robotics Institute, is the world's most durable military robot, according to the editors of the 2010 edition of Guinness World Records.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday March 11, 2010
PITTSBURGH—Replaying recent events in the area of the brain called the hippocampus may have less to do with creating long-term memories, as scientists have suspected, than with an active decision-making process, suggests a new study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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