Carnegie Mellon University

Points of Distinction

Carnegie Mellon Points of Distinction

There are a lot of reasons why Carnegie Mellon stands out among the world's best universities. Our students and faculty are some of the best and brightest and their hard work, creativity, and commitment to academic and professional excellence is unparalleled. The university has been home to people whose innovative solutions have changed our world—and is home to people whose current pursuits will change our world.

Click on the links below to read about some of the past and present projects that put Carnegie Mellon on the map, as well as some of the much-deserved awards and recognitions our faculty and students have received.

Faculty Spotlight 


Faculty/Student Award Highlights

University Rankings

Carnegie Mellon-Affiliated Companies

Projects of Interest

Carnegie Mellon’s original campus design is said to have been modeled after a ship by the campus’s initial architect Henry Hornbostel. An actual ship's prow taken from the historic cruiser, the USS Pennsylvania, rests atop Roberts Hall, which overlooks Panther Hollow and the Carnegie Museum complex.

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