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  • Program Analyzes Text of Shakespeare's Plays

    The works of William Shakespeare have entertained students and captivated scholars for centuries, but professors Michael Witmore of the English department and Jonathan Hope of Strathclyde University in the United Kingdom have taken the study of the Bard to a new level. Using a text analysis computer program called Docuscope, developed at CMU, they have made a preliminary analysis of the works of S...

    SciTech | March 29, 2004
  • CMU gets grant to preserve archives of Nobel laureate

    The family of Dr. Clifford Glenwood Shull, the recipient of the 1994 Nobel Prize for physics and a Carnegie Tech alumnus, will donate papers and notes from his career to Carnegie Mellon University, which will place them in an archived collection. Shull passed away in March 2001, but his family has given his work to CMU to record and maintain for researchers.

    SciTech | March 22, 2004