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English Department News
There is a good chance that your favorite TV show or movie has a connection to Carnegie Mellon University’s English Department. From “Toy Story” to the hottest sci-fi television hits, creative writing alumni are writing, producing and directing.
Jim Daniels is teaching a nonfiction writing course called “Life Writing” and another course in which he works closely with creative writing students as they complete their senior projects. But, you won’t find Daniels at CMU.
The 8th Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition kicked off in Doha in November 2015 with a week’s worth of events including fashions shows, forums and workshops that showed off the latest in Arabian and Islamic designs. And, Carnegie Mellon University Qatar Professor Ludmila Hyman was in the center of it all.
Congratulations to English Department students Jessica Harrell, Susan Tanner and Pierce Williams who were among the selected Andrew W. Mellon fellows!
Twelve students were inducted into Carnegie Mellon University’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK) on January 21 – and two of them were from the Department of English!
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