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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Alum Ann Blakeslee Wins Award for Technical Communication Research

Ann BlakesleeAnn Blakeslee has received the Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research in Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication (STC). MORE
Saturday, November 19, 2011

Alum to Donate Portion of Book Proceeds to Charity

NealReillyIn light of the recent scandal at Penn State, alum LeAnn Neal Reilly will be donating a portion of the proceeds from her latest novel, Saint Sebastian's Head, to the Heath Evans Foundation, a charity that provides counseling and therapy to victims of childhood sexual abuse. MORE
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

MAPW Alum Adam Lazarus Holds Book Signing at Carnegie Mellon

Adam LazarusAlum Adam Lazarus was on campus Monday, October 3, to speak with students and to offer a signing of his new book, "Super Bowl Monday: The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV."

Monday, September 5, 2011

Alum Michael Scotto Makes Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40 List

Michael ScottoAlum Michael Scotto was named to Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 list, sponsored by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP (Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project).

Thursday, August 11, 2011

MAPW Alum Adam Lazarus Publishes Book on Super Bowl XXV

Adam LazarusAdam Lazarus (MAPW'06) has published his first solo-authored book, "Super Bowl Monday: The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV."

Friday, June 24, 2011

Alum Sarah Smith Awarded Cleveland State University First Book Prize

Sarah SmithSarah Smith has won the 2011 Cleveland State University First Book Prize. Her full-length book of poems, I Live in a Hut, will be published in spring 2012. MORE
Friday, June 17, 2011

Alum Karen Rigby Wins Sawtooth Poetry Prize

Karen RigbyKaren Rigby has won the 2011 Sawtooth Poetry Prize for her manuscript Chinoiserie, which will be published by Ahsahta Press in January 2012.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Alum Maureen McGranaghan Publishes Poetry Book

Maureen McGranaghanAttached to Earth, a book of poems by Carnegie Mellon alum Maureen McGranaghan (BHA'99), will be published in July 2011.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Alum Jewell Parker Rhodes Nominated for Best Historical Author

bookcoverAlum Jewell Parker Rhodes has been nominated for the "Best Historical Author" award from the GoOn Girl! Book Club for her novel, Douglass' Women. The winner of the award will be announced at the club's 20th Anniversary Gala on May 21, 2011, in Washington, D.C. MORE
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Alum John Ackerman Receives "Outstanding Book Award for Civic Scholarship"

bookcoverReflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy has awarded the "Outstanding Book Award for Civic Scholarship" to Carnegie Mellon alum John Ackerman and David Coogan, editors of The Public Work of Rhetoric: Citizen-Scholars and Civic Engagement MORE