Stories-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Second Verse: Jones Plays On After Teaching

Chris Jones
French Teaching Professor Christopher Jones is retiring June 30 to spend more time at home pursuing his other profession.
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Piekutowski Named Chief Human Resources Officer at CMU

Michelle Piekutowski
Michelle Piekutowski has been appointed associate vice president and chief human resources officer, effective Aug. 28.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jessica Tones

Jessica Tones
Jessica Tones is a dietitian and nutrition expert who collaborates with University Health Services and dining vendors to counsel students and the campus community on healthy eating.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jill Simmons

Jill Simmons
Jill Simmons is a fundraiser by day and singer by night.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tech Dress a Collaborative Success

Sophie Hood and Brit McCandless
Carnegie Mellon’s expertise in technology and the arts hit the red carpet at the 71st Annual Tony Awards in New York City.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Brian Burnett

Brian Burnett
Brian Burnett helps people find the space they need — when it comes to parking.
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Ron Ripper

Ron Ripper
Ron Ripper helps keep research running smoothly in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Leah Nock

Leah Nock
Leah Nock's interest in crime dramas on TV led her to pursue a successful career as a police officer in real life.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Picnic Celebrates Staff with Music, Food and More

Hundreds of Carnegie Mellon University staff gathered May 24 for the annual CMU Community Picnic.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jane Ditmore

Jane Ditmore
Jane Ditmore first applied to work at Carnegie Mellon 35 years ago, but she never imagined working as the receptionist in the School of Design.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Frank Stanton

Frank Stanton
From the kitchen to the garden, Frank Stanton has called Carnegie Mellon home for nearly four decades.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Program Gives Staff Different View of CMU

Melanie Lucht and Rebecca Cicco
Rebecca Cicco (right) shadowed Melanie Lucht in "A Day in the Life," a new program offered by Staff Council and Professional Development Services.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Ed Wojciechowski

Ed Wojciechowski
Ed Wojciechowski has a career that suits him to a tee, teaching mechanical engineering students how to fabricate their designs.

Monday, May 1, 2017

CMWA Supports Students’ Commitment to Advancement of Women

Mary Suresh presents CMWA scholarships to students
Seven women graduating this month received a $1,000 scholarship from the Carnegie Mellon Women's Association for their commitment to the advancement of women in their academic disciplines.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jim Moran

Jim Moran
Jim Moran is dedicated to protecting and serving members of the Carnegie Mellon community.
Monday, April 24, 2017

Celebrating Excellence in Education

Catalina Achim
Every year CMU recognizes individuals who exemplify the highest standards of excellence and commitment to students through its Celebration of Education Awards.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Ron Phillips

Ron Phillips
Electrician Ron Phillips gets his biggest charge on the bicycle track.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Sam Boyer

Sam Boyer
Sam Boyer discusses his unique approach to recruiting and developing talent for the College of Engineering.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

UPLift Challenge Seeks Your Ideas To Enhance Pittsburgh Campus

Carnival Move On
The Task Force for the CMU Experience is inviting students, faculty and staff to submit their creative ideas to make common spaces on campus more engaging, collaborative and fun.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Clif Stanford

Clif Stanford
Clif Stanford is king of "the hill."
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Bill Francis

Bill Francis
Bill Francis is a family man with a big heart who looks out for his “kids” — more than 100 of them on the Tartans football team.
Monday, March 20, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Bonnie Schultz

Bonnie Schultz
Tepper School faculty know where to go for help. They turn to Bonnie Schultz and her team at Tepper Academic Services.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cohon Center Addition Wins Building Excellence Award

Cohon Center Addition
The Master Builders' Association awards are the highest and most sought-after commercial construction awards in western Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Four CMU Students Vie for Campus Superstar Title, March 26

Campus Superstars 2016
Hanna Berggren, Daryl Paris Bright, Gena Sims and Ramsey Pack will compete in the American Idol-like competition at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.
Monday, March 13, 2017

Students Honored for “Incredible Service and Leadership”

Angela Ng and Joshua Zak
Angela Ng and Joshua Zak are being recognized by the CMU Alumni Association for their outstanding service and leadership
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Play an Active Role in the Staff Experience

Staff Council Committee Meeting
Nominations for a seat on Staff Council are now open through March 17. All staff neither represented by a collective bargaining unit nor holding a faculty designation can be nominated, and you can even nominate yourself.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

President’s Annual Update: “No Better Time To Be at CMU”

President Subra Suresh
In his annual update to the Carnegie Mellon community last week, President Subra Suresh reported progress on top strategic priorities, and laid out the extraordinary opportunities that lie ahead for the university.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Julia Corrin

Julia Corrin
Julia Corrin is preserving Carnegie Mellon University’s history.
Friday, March 3, 2017

Startup 101 Brings STEM Learning to Life

Students working on mobile devices
Chemical engineering Ph.D. student Justin Weinberg has co-founded a tech startup that enables professors to engage students in active learning during traditional lectures.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Piper Spotlight: Scott Kurdilla

Scott Kurdilla
Scott Kurdilla can see what is on your mind. As a research technologist and safety officer, he manages day-to-day operations at the Scientific Imaging and Brain Research Center.