PITTSBURGH—Post-pop artist and Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Burton Morris who has gained worldwide attention for his playful, colorful posters celebrating the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 76th Academy Awards Ceremony has created a poster to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the university's Robotics Institute. www.ri25.org.
Morris will be at Carnegie Mellon's University Center from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, to sign copies of the poster for the university community. A limited number of posters will be available free on a first-come, first-serve basis to students who present their IDs. Faculty, staff, students and the public may purchase a poster for signing for $15 at the University Bookstore.
The Robotics Institute is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the world with a budget of $50 million and more than 300 faculty, students and staff working on more than 100 projects.