New Brain Injury Study

New research, which appears in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, sheds light on how the damage in the brain caused by a stroke can lead to permanent vision impairment for approximately 265,000 Americans each year. The findings could provide researchers with a blueprint to better identify which areas of vision are recoverable, facilitating the development of more effective interventions to encourage vision recovery.

The Life and Work of Lou Scheimer

Lou Scheimer (A 1952) had a life and career that encapsulates and embodies CMU’s current vision and mission to have “a transformative impact on society through continual innovation in education, research, creativity, and entrepreneurship.” He cofounded Filmation Associates in 1963, and advocated for racial diversity and gender equality in many of the production company’s popular, children’s television shows, such as "She-Ra," "Fat Albert," "Isis," and "BraveStarr." As a result, he helped educate the growing minds of many young viewers of Filmation’s series about the virtues of acceptan

Building a Skillset with Software Carpentry

Register for the next Software Carpentry Workshop:

  • Intro to Python, Open Refine, and SQL
  • March 12-13, 2019 
  • Hunt Library, IDeATe Studio A

On a snowy January day, 40 attendees – graduate students, postdocs and staff from the colleges, as well as Libraries faculty and staff – gathered in Hunt Library to learn carpentry. But they didn’t bring toolbelts, just their laptops.