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In Juneteenth Keynote, CMU Historian Outlines Harriet Tubman's Role in Civil War Raid

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/in-juneteenth-keynote-cmu-historian-outlines-harriet-tubmans-role-in-civil-war-raid

Professor Emerita Mary-Lou Pardue, pioneering cellular and molecular biologist, dies at 90

https://news.mit.edu/2024/professor-emerita-mary-lou-pardue-dies-0621

Helping nonexperts build advanced generative AI models

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mosaicml-helps-nonexperts-build-advanced-generative-ai-models-0621

AI Tools Reshape Job Application Process

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/ai-tools-reshape-job-application-process

New Course Harnesses AI To Kindle Creativity

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/new-course-harnesses-ai-to-kindle-creativity

New Ragon Institute building opens in the heart of Kendall Square

https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-ragon-institute-building-opens-in-kendall-square-0621

Space Architecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rnJAyeCTIE

Toward socially and environmentally responsible real estate

https://news.mit.edu/2024/peggy-ghasemlou-aims-toward-socially-environmentally-responsible-real-estate-0621

Eric Evans receives Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service

https://news.mit.edu/2024/eric-evans-receives-department-defense-medal-distinguished-public-service-0620

‘Here to Stay’ Explores Pittsburgh’s Architectural History

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/here-to-stay-explores-pittsburghs-architectural-history

Robots to the Rescue: AI Revolutionizes Disaster Response

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBCmCGrYmzI

Design is Testability

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DDi4qQCbxE

Two reports released on communities significantly impacted by events of Oct. 7 and afterward

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/two-reports-released-on-communities-significantly-impacted-by-events-of-oct-7-and-afterward

Stanford Law School celebrates 2024 graduates

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/stanford-law-school-celebrates-the-2024-graduating-class

Study: Titan’s lakes may be shaped by waves

https://news.mit.edu/2024/study-titans-lakes-may-be-shaped-by-waves-0619

When companies announce earnings surprises, locals reach for their pocketbooks

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/when-companies-announce-earnings-surprises-locals-reach-their-pocketbooks

William Chueh named new director of Precourt Institute for Energy

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/william-chueh-named-new-director-stanfords-precourt-institute-energy

Why advertisers pay more to reach viewers who watch less

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/why-advertisers-pay-more-reach-viewers-who-watch-less

Six depression ‘biotypes’ identified in Stanford Medicine study

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/depression-biotypes.html

Center harnesses AI to advance autonomous space exploration

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/new-center-harnesses-ai-advance-autonomous-exploration-outer-space

3 Questions: Catherine D’Ignazio on data science and a quest for justice

https://news.mit.edu/2024/catherine-dignazio-new-book-data-science-justice-quest-0619

Clearing the path to commercialization

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/high-impact-technology-fund

Microscope system sharpens scientists’ view of neural circuit connections

https://news.mit.edu/2024/microscope-system-sharpens-scientists-view-neural-circuit-connections-0618

Arvind, longtime MIT professor and prolific computer scientist, dies at 77

https://news.mit.edu/2024/computer-science-professor-arvind-dies-0618

MIT-Takeda Program wraps up with 16 publications, a patent, and nearly two dozen projects completed

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-takeda-program-completed-0618

David Autor named the inaugural Daniel (1972) and Gail Rubinfeld Professor in Economics

https://news.mit.edu/2024/david-autor-named-inaugural-daniel-gail-rubinfeld-professor-economics-0618

AI is here to stay. How Do We Govern It?

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/ai-is-here-to-stay-how-do-we-govern-it

Virtual Realities: How Tech Can Empower the LGBTQ+ Community

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49HO5S7qvGA

CMU Class Builds Satellite Bound for Earth’s Orbit

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/cmu-class-builds-satellite-bound-for-earths-orbit

Kori Carter, Wharton MBA Grad and Track World Champion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bDl05jU-AU

Arts Education on the Red Carpet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-MSXnkKdxg

Researchers leverage shadows to model 3D scenes, including objects blocked from view

https://news.mit.edu/2024/researchers-leverage-shadows-model-3d-scenes-blocked-objects-0618

Technologies enable 3D imaging of whole human brain hemispheres at subcellular resolution

https://news.mit.edu/2024/technologies-enable-3d-imaging-whole-human-brain-hemispheres-subcellular-resolution-0617

Understanding the visual knowledge of language models

https://news.mit.edu/2024/understanding-visual-knowledge-language-models-0617

Monica Hicks’ about-face

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/monica-hicks-about-face

Meet the Trojan-Hunting SEI Researchers Improving Computer Vision

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/meet-the-trojan-hunting-sei-researchers-improving-computer-vision

Carnegie Mellon: A Hub for Action and Innovation in Sustainable Research and Practice

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/carnegie-mellon-a-hub-for-action-and-innovation-in-sustainable-research-and-practice

A smarter way to streamline drug discovery

https://news.mit.edu/2024/smarter-way-streamline-drug-discovery-0617

Carnegie Mellon Alumni Win 4 Tony Awards

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/carnegie-mellon-alumni-win-4-tony-awards

Stanford 2024 Commencement Ceremony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ze6TR6OfS8

2024 Stanford Commencement speech by Melinda French Gates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npfQcvUcQYM

Congratulations, graduates!

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/commencement-2024-highlights

2024 Commencement Highlights: Melinda French Gates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW9kR_VA7ZQ

2024 Excellence in Theatre Education Award Winner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IXDpAeikBw

Stanford’s 2024 Commencement Wacky Walk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I6B4n92eio

Watch highlights from the 2024 Wacky Walk

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/wacky-walk-2024

‘You’re not a wave. You’re water,’ Melinda French Gates tells Stanford ’24 graduates

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/you-re-not-a-wave-you-re-water-melinda-french-gates-tells-stanford-24-graduates

A new way to spot life-threatening infections in cancer patients

https://news.mit.edu/2024/leuko-spots-life-threatening-infections-cancer-patients-0616

2024 Baccalaureate celebration

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLYlFIR6kxI

A message of joy for the Class of 2024

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/baccalaureate-speaker-urges-graduates-to-embrace-joy-amidst-uncertain-times

2024 Pride Keynote Lecture Explores the Power of Intersectionality

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/2024-pride-keynote-lecture-explores-the-power-of-intersectionality

Rewriting History with ‘Suffs,’ 4 CMU Alumnae March Toward Tony Awards

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/rewriting-history-with-suffs-4-cmu-alumnae-march-toward-tony-awards

Faculty Senate extends university speech committee’s work

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/faculty-senate-extends-university-speech-committee-s-work

Technique improves the reasoning capabilities of large language models

https://news.mit.edu/2024/technique-improves-reasoning-capabilities-large-language-models-0614

A creation story told through immersive technology

https://news.mit.edu/2024/creation-story-told-through-immersive-technology-0614

With programmable pixels, novel sensor improves imaging of neural activity

https://news.mit.edu/2024/programmable-pixels-novel-sensor-improves-imaging-neural-activity-0613

Featured video: Researchers discuss queer visibility in academia

https://news.mit.edu/2024/scientific-inqueery-researchers-discuss-queer-visibility-in-academia-0613

A ‘liquid battery’ advance

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/a-liquid-battery-advance

How to be a citizen scientist

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/the-power-of-citizen-science

SIGMETRICS'24 - Agents of Autonomy: A Systematic Study of Robotics on Modern Hardware

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzlUskfqD-4

SIGMETRICS'24 - MetaVRadar: Measuring Metaverse Virtual Reality Network Activity

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXUWo-9BGM0

SIGMETRICS'24 - Heavy-Traffic Optimal Size- and State-Aware Dispatching

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSWCJOsTL3Y

Generative AI at Work

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soZWsFltqVg

Scientists preserve DNA in an amber-like polymer

https://news.mit.edu/2024/scientists-preserve-dna-amber-polymer-0613

Bob Prior: A deep legacy of cultivating books at the MIT Press

https://news.mit.edu/2024/bob-prior-legacy-cultivating-books-mit-press-0612

Symposium highlights scale of mental health crisis and novel methods of diagnosis and treatment

https://news.mit.edu/2024/symposium-highlights-scale-mental-health-crisis-novel-methods-diagnosis-treatment-0612

A student’s journey cast in gold and silver

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/a-stanford-student-s-journey-cast-in-gold-and-silver

Study finds hybrid work benefits companies and employees

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/hybrid-work-is-a-win-win-win-for-companies-workers

Breakthrough Approach Enables Bidirectional BCI Functionality

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/breakthrough-approach-enables-bidirectional-bci-functionality

Just thinking about a location activates mental maps in the brain

https://news.mit.edu/2024/thinking-about-location-activates-mental-maps-in-brain-0612

Nancy Kanwisher, Robert Langer, and Sara Seager named Kavli Prize Laureates

https://news.mit.edu/2024/nancy-kanwisher-robert-langer-sara-seager-kavli-prize-0612

Quantum technologies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I81KMBBLgNo

Researchers use large language models to help robots navigate

https://news.mit.edu/2024/researchers-use-large-language-models-to-help-robots-navigate-0612

Responsive Structures: "Uni-no-Ki"

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWwUoLC3gdk

Study finds Paxlovid adds no clear long-COVID benefit

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/paxlovid-covid.html

Making climate models relevant for local decision-makers

https://news.mit.edu/2024/making-climate-models-relevant-local-decision-makers-0611

New algorithm discovers language just by watching videos

https://news.mit.edu/2024/denseav-algorithm-discovers-language-just-watching-videos-0611

Pilot Transportation Program Improves Rural Access and Mobility

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/pilot-transportation-program-improves-rural-access-and-mobility

People of ACM: Xing Xie (6/11/2024)

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRTvfFu9CWI

New computer vision method helps speed up screening of electronic materials

 https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-computer-vision-method-helps-speed-screening-electronic-materials-0611

Meet Sylvia Colt-Lacayo '24

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJKJCc5Y-f8

Telling stories that matter

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/telling-stories-that-matter

Stanford explainer: CRISPR, gene editing, and beyond

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/stanford-explainer-crispr-gene-editing-and-beyond

MIT Faculty Founder Initiative announces three winners of entrepreneurship awards

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mit-faculty-founder-initiative-announces-three-winners-entrepreneurship-awards-0610

Quantum Explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk0jWzlvA5w

How a quantum scientist, a nurse, and an economist are joining the fight against global poverty

https://news.mit.edu/2024/how-quantum-scientist-nurse-economist-joining-fight-against-global-poverty-0610

Catalyst Symposium helps lower “activation barriers” for rising biology researchers

https://news.mit.edu/2024/catalyst-symposium-helps-lower-activation-barriers-rising-biology-researchers-0610

University statement on Stanford Daily students arrested on June 5

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/university-statement-on-stanford-daily-students-arrested-on-june-5

Wharton & NFL – Global Brands and Global Fans: Wharton Global Forum in São Paulo, Brazil

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uEouMQxBDE

CMU Alumni Help ‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’ Beat on Broadway

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/cmu-alumni-help-the-heart-of-rock-and-roll-beat-on-broadway

Stanford will resume standardized test requirement for undergraduate admission

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/stanford-to-resume-standardized-test-requirement

Kolter Named Head of Carnegie Mellon University Machine Learning Department

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/kolter-named-head-of-carnegie-mellon-university-machine-learning-department

Protein study could help researchers develop new antibiotics

https://news.mit.edu/2024/protein-study-could-help-researchers-develop-new-antibiotics-0610

Through econometrics, Isaiah Andrews is making research more robust

https://news.mit.edu/2024/through-econometrics-isaiah-andrews-makes-research-more-robust-0609

Students research pathways for MIT to reach decarbonization goals

https://news.mit.edu/2024/students-research-mit-decarbonization-goals-0607

Action lab informs policies on blue food

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/bluefoodpolicylab

Tepper School Study Offers a Better Way to Make AI Fairer for Everyone

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/tepper-school-study-offers-a-better-way-to-make-ai-fairer-for-everyone

Water report

https://suwater.stanford.edu/drinking-water/annual-water-quality-reports

STOC 2024 Turing Lecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2NiGO8zC1c

Improving working environments amid environmental distress

https://news.mit.edu/2024/namrata-kala-improves-working-environments-amid-environmental-distress-0607

Sarah Lewis’ next act

 https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/sarah-lewis-next-act

People with Autism Turn to ChatGPT for Advice on Workplace Issues

 https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/people-with-autism-turn-to-chatgpt-for-advice-on-workplace-issues

A data-driven approach to making better choices

https://news.mit.edu/2024/data-driven-approach-making-better-choices-0606

Paying it forward

https://news.mit.edu/2024/paying-it-forward-committed-to-caring-0606

People with Autism Turn to ChatGPT for Advice on Workplace Issues

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/people-with-autism-turn-to-chatgpt-for-advice-on-workplace-issues

The first example of cellular origami

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/the-first-example-of-cellular-origami

Researchers demonstrate the first chip-based 3D printer

https://news.mit.edu/2024/researchers-demonstrate-first-chip-based-3d-printer-0606

Digital Twins and Nanotechnology Can Transform Agriculture

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/digital-twins-and-nanotechnology-can-transform-agriculture

Exotic black holes could be a byproduct of dark matter

https://news.mit.edu/2024/exotic-black-holes-could-be-dark-matter-byproduct-0606

The unexpected origins of a modern finance tool

https://news.mit.edu/2024/unexpected-origins-modern-finance-tool-discounting-0606

Stellar Observations: AI’s Journey into the Cosmos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkgaHORBJ5s

Nuh Gedik receives 2024 National Brown Investigator Award

https://news.mit.edu/2024/nuh-gedik-national-brown-investigator-award-0605

Reducing carbon emissions from long-haul trucks

https://news.mit.edu/2024/reducing-carbon-emissions-long-haul-trucks-0605

Mouth-based touchpad enables people living with paralysis to interact with computers

https://news.mit.edu/2024/mouth-based-touchpad-augmental-0605

Advocating for science funding on Capitol Hill

https://news.mit.edu/2024/advocating-science-funding-capitol-hill-0605

Unique professional development course prepares students for future careers

https://news.mit.edu/2024/unique-professional-development-course-prepares-students-future-careers-0605

New technique reveals how gene transcription is coordinated in cells

https://news.mit.edu/2024/new-technique-reveals-gene-transcription-coordinated-cells-0605

12 doctoral students receive Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity awards

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/A-12-doctoral-students-receive-diversity-dissertation-research-opportunity-awards

A ‘waterbender’ pursues his global goal

https://news.stanford.edu/stories/2024/06/ahmad-koya-a-waterbender-pursues-his-global-goal-

Aleena Siddiqui Receives Udall Scholarship

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/aleena-siddiqui-receives-udall-scholarship

Three-peat for CMU Hacking Team at MITRE Cybersecurity Tournament

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/three-peat-for-cmu-hacking-team-at-mitre-cybersecurity-tournament

The World at MIT: Moungi Bawendi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuHmbZxuTm4

The World at MIT: Highlights

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bAuxEOmb0U

QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2024-25

https://news.mit.edu/2024/qs-ranks-mit-worlds-no-1-university-0604

Physicists create five-lane superhighway for electrons

https://news.mit.edu/2024/physicists-create-five-lane-superhighway-electrons-0604

Study models how ketamine’s molecular action leads to its effects on the brain

https://news.mit.edu/2024/study-models-how-ketamines-molecular-action-leads-to-brain-effects-0604

SPURS Fellowships offer time out to reflect, learn, and connect

https://news.mit.edu/2024/spurs-fellowships-offer-time-out-reflect-learn-connect-0604

All in the family

https://news.mit.edu/2024/all-in-family-sukrit-puri-0604

Representation Matters in AI-Generated Images

https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2024/june/representation-matters-in-ai-generated-images