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Starting in July, the university will be issuing new identification cards to faculty and staff as part of the Port Authority's (PAT) conversion to electronic fare collection, a more efficient way to measure ridership and track its most popular routes among institutional customers. Students will receive their new SMART ID cards in September.
Lundeen, an administrative coordinator at the Information Networking Institute (INI), is not only a May graduate with a bachelor's degree in Hispanic Studies and an additional major in European studies, she's also a grandmother.
Faculty, staff and students at Carnegie Mellon, as well as many CMU alumni, are much healthier today thanks to the efforts of Coordinator of Fitness Donna Morosky, who recently announced her retirement, effective June 30.
Friends, colleagues, students, faculty and staff surrounded Gloriana St. Clair in person and in spirit on May 1, when the campus community packed Posner Center to celebrate her 15-year tenure as dean of University Libraries.
That was the message of alumnus Aron Ralston (E'97), who saved his own life while trapped in a Utah canyon, to the more than 4,200 graduates at Carnegie Mellon's 116th Commencement.
Cranor, an associate professor of computer science and engineering and public policy, and director of the CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory, is stitching together her interests in privacy, security and quilting.