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  • Apollo Group to Acquire Carnegie Learning

    Apollo Group, corporate parent of the University of Phoenix, has agreed to buy Carnegie Learning Inc., a spinoff of Carnegie Mellon ...

  • Working Out How Students Think and Learn

    The Australian newspaper featured Ken Koedinger, professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, in a story about Australia’s...

  • Local News Covers Tiramisu Roll Out

    HCII’s own John Zimmerman, along with Aaron Steinfeld and Anthony Tomasic and team, rolled out “Tiramisu” for the press yesterday. ...

  • Anderson’s Legacy Is Revolutionizing How We Learn

    John R. Anderson, the R.K. Mellon University Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in C...

  • Teaching Gets Smarter

    Ken Koedinger came to Carnegie Mellon University in 1986 as a PhD student—exploring how software could be harnessed as a teach...

  • news.com.au Covers CrowdForge

    news.com.au warns journalists about potential quality of crowd sourced journalism. The article describes the CrowdForge developed by...

  • Where Are the Women in Wikipedia?

    HCII Director Justine Cassell joins in the discussion over the relative lack of female contributors to Wikipedia, why the disparity ...

  • Silicon Supervisor Gets the Job Done Online

    New Scientist says a new kind of crowdsourcing could change the way we work. CrowdForge, a structure for crowdsourcing creative work...

  • Robert Kraut Quoted in USA Today

    Professor Robert Kraut was quoted in a USA Today article about the impact of pervasive communication technology on how people intera...

  • Cellphone Serves As Learning Platform for the Developing World

    An article in the Communications of the ACM describes work by HCII PhD student Anuj Kumar and others, which they presented in a CHI...

  • PhD Student’s Twitter Moniker, @BP, Causes Confusion

    Bryan Pendleton, a PhD student in HCII, is known on Twitter as @BP. But since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some Twitter user...

  • Newsmaker: Moira Burke

    Moira Burke, HCII PhD student, was the featured “Newsmaker” in the Sunday, May 9 edition of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Revie...

  • A Little Black Box to Jog Failing Memory

    The New York Times reports on work by Anind Dey and Matthew Lee, using Microsoft Research’s SenseCam, to collect images and other di...

  • CMU to Research Sensors to Track Elderly

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports on work by HCII PhD student Matthew Lee and faculty Anind Dey.

  • IEEE Spectrum: Special Report: Robots for Real

    HCII PhD student Matthew Lee, along with the QoLT, is included with some of the world’s most creative minds in robotics in the...

  • Snackbot Featured in New York Times Article

    Paul Rybski and Min Kyung Lee work on Snackbot are featured in a New York Times article on “Robo Chefs.”

  • Jodi Forlizzi and Bilge Mutlu’s Work on Robots Featured on New Scientist

    The New Scientist featured HCII faculty Jodi Forlizzi and PhD alumnus Bilge Mutlu’s research on domestic and organizational robots i...

  • Matthew Kam’s MILLEE Project Covered by Times of India and Daily News & Analysis

    Both The Times of India and Daily News & Analysis have written about HCII faculty Matthew Kam’s MILLEE project. The Times of In...

  • Chris Harrison Interviewed for The Independent’s “Why touch screens push our buttons”

    Chris Harrison, a PhD student in the HCII, was interviewed by The Independent (a British Newspaper) about his work and perspectives ...

  • Snackbot and Pittsburgh Featured on CBS National News

    Snackbot, Boss, the snake robot, and several other robots were featured in a segment about Pittsburgh and the G20 on CBS national ne...