2017 - 2018-Carnegie Mellon University Africa - Carnegie Mellon University

2017 - 2018

Rwanda Revenue Association to Adopt Student-Developed Apps to Improve Tax Administration

The New Times recently featured CMU-Africa students' five apps that will improve the efficiency of the tax administration in Rwanda, as well as improve internal IT systems. Read more

CMU-Africa Graduates 100th Student, Smart Africa Celebrates 1st Graduates

Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) marked a significant milestone on June 6th, 2017, graduating its 100th student at this year’s graduation ceremony. Read more.

Carnegie Mellon Leads Discussion at Transform Africa Summit

President Emeritus Jared Cohon lead the CMU delegation at the Transform Africa Summit, the leading African forum that brings together global leaders from government, business and international organizations to discuss new ways of accelerating and sustaining Africa’s digital revolution. Read more.

Carnegie Mellon University Africa Students Traveling to Facebook F8 After Winning Bot Party and Hackathon in Kigali, Rwanda

Four students from Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) will be traveling to San Jose, California to attend the Facebook Developer Conference F8 on April 18-19. Read more

Smart Africa Commits to Support 30 Students at CMU-Africa

The Smart Africa Secretariat has renewed its partnership to Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) with a three-year commitment to support 30 students through the Smart Africa Scholarship Fund. Read more

CMU-Africa Launches Fund in Honor of Late Alumnus and Faculty Member

Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) has launched a fund in honor of late alumnus and faculty member Dr. Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe. Read more

Former Google CEO Visits CMU Silicon Valley

Former Google CEO and current Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc., Dr. Eric Schmidt, recently shared his experiences with CMU Silicon Valley faculty, staff, and students. Read more

CMU-Africa Students Shine at the NM-AIST African Grand Challenge

In January 2017, Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) students won first prize in the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology’s Africa Grand Challenge competition in Arusha, Tanzania. Read more