- October 1, 2004
Post-Pop Artist Burton Morris to Sign Poster To Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Robotics Institute
PITTSBURGH—Post-pop artist and Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Burton Morris who has gained worldwide attention for his playful, colorful posters celebrating the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 76th Academy Awards Ceremony has created a poster to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the university’s Robotics Institute. www.ri25.org.
Morris will be at Carnegie Mellon’s University Center from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, to sign copies of the poster for the university community. A limited number of posters will be available free on a first-come, first-serve basis to students who present their IDs. Faculty, staff, students and the public may purchase a poster for signing for $15 at the University Bookstore.
The Robotics Institute is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the world with a budget of $50 million and more than 300 faculty, students and staff working on more than 100 projects.
About Carnegie Mellon:
Carnegie Mellon is a private research university with a
distinctive mix of programs in engineering, computer science, robotics, business,
public policy, fine arts and the humanities. More than 10,000 undergraduate and
graduate students receive an education characterized by its focus on creating
and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration,
and innovation. A small student-to-faculty ratio provides an opportunity for
close interaction between students and professors. While technology is pervasive
on its 144-acre Pittsburgh campus, Carnegie Mellon is also distinctive among
leading research universities for the world-renowned programs in its College of
Fine Arts. A global university, Carnegie Mellon has campuses in Silicon Valley, Calif.,
and Qatar, and programs in Asia, Australia and Europe.
For more, see www.cmu.edu