2014 News-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

2014 News

Saturday, June 14, 2014

The 2014 Student Writing Award Winners

Each year the Adamson Student Writing Awards are presented for students who excel in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and writing for academic journals. The awards are given in honor of Pauline B. Adamson at the bequest of her husband, the late Clarence H. Adamson, as a testimonial to their marriage and her interest in the English Language and American Literature.
Monday, April 21, 2014

Acclaimed Novelist Andre Dubus III To Deliver Keynote Address at Adamson Student Writing Awards

Award-winning and New York Times' bestselling author Andre Dubus III will be the keynote speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 2014 Adamson Student Writing Awards. Dubus is the author of six books, including "House of Sand and Fog," "Townie," "The Garden of Last Days" and, most recently, "Dirty Love."

Carnegie Mellon's Department of English presents the annual Adamson Student Writing Awards to recognize excellence in fiction, poetry, screenwriting and non-fiction. The awards are open to CMU undergraduate and graduate students, and the winners are selected by non-CMU writers.

Adamson Awards Ceremony, Keynote by Andre Dubus III
May 1, 2014
8:00 PM
Baker Hall 136A - Adamson Auditorium

Monday, April 21, 2014

Jim Daniels Wins The Mark Gelfand Service Award for Educational Outreach

Jim Daniels will be honored with The Gelfand Award at the 2014 Celebration of Education. Established in 2009, The Gelfand Award is given annually to a member of the university community who has combined sustained, effective community service with academic coursework and a deliberate process of student reflection to enhance the learning experience and teach social responsibility to students while improving some aspect of life in the community.

A Celebration of Education recognizes the accomplishments of those who exemplify the university's standards of excellence in education. This event celebrates our distinguished faculty members and educators for their outstanding contributions to the university and their devotion to and effectiveness in teaching.

2014 Celebration of Education

Tuesday, April 22
Rangos Hall, University Center
Awards ceremony begins promptly at 4:30 p.m.
Reception immediately follows

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