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Friday, December 14, 2012It's not always the butler who did it. One year it was Amy Burkert. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012At Staff Council’s Open Forum with the President in late November, President Jared L. Cohon covered a range of topics, from the ongoing presidential search to university growth in Pittsburgh and around the world. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012Students are taking what they learn in the classroom and putting it to the test in national and international competitions. And it's paying off. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012An image is worth a thousand words, but a new Android app created by Carnegie Mellon graduate students can take a video and give you even more. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012During a whirlwind 12-day Asian tour of eight cities, President Jared L. Cohon met with alumni and introduced a new Carnegie Mellon tradition. At each stop, guests toasted with Quaichs, pronounced "quakes," which are small, two-handled drinking vessels native to Scotland. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012For the first time in 15 years, Adelaide Agyemang (A/DC'14) went home last summer.
Born in Kumasi, Ghana, Agyemang and her family immigrated to New Jersey when she was four years old. Travel costs prevented her seven-member family from visiting their relatives. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012This time of the year the Carnegie Mellon community finds more ways than ever to give back. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012When Nico Slate joined the History Department, he knew that Carnegie Mellon was a leader in technology. Today, four years later, he knows CMU uses that expertise to help communities and organizations through a robust focus on service learning. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012More than 60 students from 14 high schools got a taste of a crime scene investigation during an interactive outreach program offered by Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s biological sciences and computational biology programs. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012Binta Niambi Brown didn't get to run her first New York City marathon this year, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012An effort to get the Carnegie Mellon community moving at the gym could take you places. At least on paper. MORE
Friday, December 14, 2012Jon Rubin met the Lovasik family in their Tarentum neighborhood just outside of Pittsburgh, and now he is sharing parts of their lives with strangers from Shanghai. MORE