Carnegie Science Awards

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2015 Carnegie Science Awards
Friday, May 8, 2015
6:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall
440 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh
Tickets: $150

Join Carnegie Science Center for the 19th annual Carnegie Science Awards. The event, which was founded in 1997, honors innovation in science and technology through recognition of the achievements of our region's top scientists, engineers, educators, and innovators. Join us at this fundraiser supporting Carnegie Science Center. The evening's highest honor, the Chairman's Award, will be awarded to Dr. Jared Cohon, former president of Carnegie Mellon University, and Mark Nordenberg, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, in recognition of the tremendous benefits to the region deriving from their exemplary collaboration. See all Awardees here.

Carnegie Science Awards features a strolling dinner, cocktail service, live music, and silent auction and raffle. All proceeds from the Carnegie Science Awards event benefit science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs at Carnegie Science Center.

Event Agenda

Cocktail Reception & Strolling Dinner
Live Music
Silent Auction & Raffle Ticket Sales *

7:50 pm
Silent Auction Closes

8:00 – 9:30 pm
Awards Ceremony & Raffle Drawing

Ronald J. Baillie & Ann M. Metzger
Henry Buhl, Jr., Co-Directors
Carnegie Science Center

Ruppert Russoniello
Event Chair

Awards Presentation
Ronald J. Baillie & Ann M. Metzger

Honored Guests
Jared L. Cohon, PhD
President Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University
Mark A. Nordenberg
Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh

Closing Remarks
Ronald J. Baillie & Ann M. Metzger

9:30 – 10:30
Desserts & Coffee Service
Silent Auction Check-Out
Music provided by the Benny Benack Band

* A raffle will be held the night of the event. Advance purchase available. For more information, call 412.237.3353

Event Menu

  • Roasted Tenderloin of Beef with Caramelized Shallot Demi-Glace and Twice-Baked Asiago Roasted Garlic and Boursin Potatoes
  • Red Pepper, Artichoke, and Basil Panko-Crusted Chicken with Grilled Asparagus with Charred Peppers in Balsamic Aioli
  • Surf and Turf Sliders featuring Mediterranean Salmon Cake with a Cucumber Dill Salsa and Roasted Shallot Braised Short Ribs with a Chipotle Honey Aioli
  • 10+ Small Plates and Hors d'oeuvres Including Cajun Prime Rib Bruschetta, Citrus Cilantro Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops, Antipasto, and Charcuterie
  • 12+ Decadent Dessert Selections including Ginger Pot De Crème, Raspberry Cheesecake with Chambord Sauce, Espresso Mousse Cup, and Lemon Curd Tartlet with Fresh Blueberries

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