Stories-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Mandy Rothmeyer

Mandy Rothmeyer
Mandy Rothmeyer has traded in her computer screen for a more natural canvas.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Ahren Hollis

Ahren Hollis
Ahren Hollis, a systems analyst, is great at solving puzzles on and off the job.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Emil Schultz

Emil Schultz
Emil Schultz makes sure the heat is on at Carnegie Mellon University.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Lucht Appointed Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management

Melanie Lucht
In this newly established role Melanie Lucht will provide direction and strategy on issues involving enterprise risk management, environmental health and safety, disaster recovery and business continuity, and emergency response.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Barb Kviz

Barb Kviz
From hiking the trails to the Incan city of Machu Picchu to sea kayaking off the coast of Alaska, Kviz spends her leisure time enjoying the environment she works to protect.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Workshop Gives Incoming Students a Head Start

Academic Workshop
Twenty-two children of CMU faculty and staff received valuable advice during an Academic Development workshop to help start their college careers.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Laura Velasco

Laura Velasco
Velasco is one of five researchers in CMU’s Institutional Research and Analysis Office.
Friday, July 7, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Jim McNeil

Jim McNeil
For nearly three decades, Jim McNeil has been giving the Carnegie Mellon University community a lift.
Friday, July 7, 2017

CMU Community on Fast Track to Lifelong Learning

Osher class
Faculty, staff, alumni and their spouses and partners can now bypass a two-year, 1,000-name waiting list to join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CMU.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Bruce Grafton

Bruce Grafton
In the summer, Bruce Grafton ensures faculty, staff and students stay cool.
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."