November 30, 2018
It's FrIDeATe! + Valley_of_the_BOOM + Innovation Roundtable + Rob Rogers Lecture
IDeATe T-Shirts Are Here!
Today! November 30th at 4:30 p.m.in the Fabrication Lab (HL A5), it's the last FrIDeATe of the Fall 2018 semester! Join us for some yummy food from Mad Mex, destress with some bubble wrap, and get your new IDeATe t-shirt, designed by Ghalya A., one of your fellow IDeATe students! Event info is available on facebook.com/CMUIDeATe.
Innovation Roundtable 2018: Collaboration Yields Powerful Research Results
Presented by Carnegie Mellon University Libraries and the Software Engineering Institute, the Innovation Roundtable brings together CMU researchers to discuss how innovation and problem solving are enhanced through cross-disciplinary collaboration. The Roundtable will be Monday, December 3rd, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in CUC Rangos 3. Please RSVP!
With its emphasis on transformative research and the partnerships that bring them to fruition, the Roundtable provides a forum for the CMU community to learn from and engage in conversations with extraordinary scholars on pioneering research findings. The goal of the Roundtable is to bring light to these partnerships, with a focus on the work of SEI, and demonstrate the ways that the Libraries can support cross-disciplinary collaboration. The discussion will be moderated by Laurie Weingart, Interim Provost.
SCS Movie Night Hosts National Geographic's Valley_of_the_BOOM
This Monday, December 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in McConomy Auditorium, SCS Movie Night is hosting a sneak peek of Valley_of_the_BOOM, National Geographic's new six-part limited series. Go back to the explosive game-changing birth of Silicon Valley and experience the rise, fall and revival of tech as we’ve come to know it. Download your pass!
Steiner Lecture in Creative Inquiry: Rob Rogers
On Tuesday, December 4th at 6:30 p.m., the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry (CFA 111) will host editorial cartoonist and School of Art alumnus Rob Rogersfor a Steiner Lecture in Creative Inquiry. Rogers will speak on his work and life followed by a Q&A with Tim Haggerty, Director of the Humanities Scholars Program at CMU. Tickets for this talk are limited! Due to security, all attendees must have reserved a ticket in advance. To reserve your ticket, please go to https://cmurogers.eventbrite.com. When prompted, enter the code cfaguest.
Handmade Arcade returns to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Saturday, December 8th. Shop from 200+ innovative artists, crafters and makers. The Hands-on Handmade Activity Area will feature 15 local organizations including Assemble and Girls Write Pittsburgh. Admission and activities are FREE from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Want to avoid the crowds? Shop early from over 170 vendors and support Handmade Arcade at the Cutting Edge of Craft! Fundraiser on Friday, December 7, from 5:30-8pm. Tickets $30 (open to ages 18+).
Unity Developer Freelance Opportunity
Deeplocal has an upcoming freelance opportunity for a Unity developer. They are looking for someone who specializes in modeling and animation, light, shading, and 3D stack. The developer will need to be available to work as soon as possible through February 6th and be available to travel to San Antonio, TX for on-site tech support from January 30th to February 6th. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Emily Price.
Television Academy Foundation Internships
The Television Academy Foundation offers 50 television industry internships in over 20 disciplines each summer. These eight-week, paid positions at major media companies provide professional experience, career development and networking opportunities to talented students nationwide in areas such as AR/VR, animation, interactive media, and sound. Apply at emmys.com/internship by January 24, 2019.
McGinnis Venture Competition 2019
Calling All Current CMU Student Entrepreneurs! Registration is open for the 2019 McGinnis Venture Competition! Compete for a chance to win $60K in investments, gain exposure, and interact with investors and alumni entrepreneurs
This multi-round competition begins with two virtual rounds, and will culminate in a final live-round celebration in Pittsburgh on March 26, 2019. Check out the requirements and guidelines at cmu.edu/swartz-center-for-entrepreneurship.
Amazon Sumerian AR/VR Challenge
Amazon has just launched the Amazon Sumerian Challenge, an online competition to create and publish AR, VR, and immersive apps using Amazon Sumerian's browser-based IDE. Participants will have a chance at over $100,000 in cash and prizes. Learn more at amazonsumerian.devpost.com.
Comedy Central Animated Shorts Program
Comedy Central has just announced their new Animated Shorts Program. This initiative is designed for creators to submit short form animated ideas directly to the network with the potential to sign a development deal. Guidelines and submission portal are available here. Deadline to submit is December 31, 2018.