Carnegie Mellon's economic development impact

Sunday, March 05, 2006

If you want a good model of what a research university should be doing to accelerate regional economic development, look at Carnegie Mellon.

Here's a good example of how Carnegie Mellon University is accelerating regional economic development through technology transfer. Read more.

Carnegie Mellon is also strengthening the region's international ties. The Heinz School recently announced a new branch in Australia. Read more.

Carnegie Mellon has also announced a partnership with Electronic Arts that can "revolutionize how computer programming is taught in the U.S." Read more.

The university is also actively involved in key public policy debates, such as the relative decline of engineering education in the U.S. Read more.

Also recently, Carneige Mellon announced that Andrew W. Moore, Carnegie Mellon University professor of computer science and robotics, will head the new Google office in Pittsburgh. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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