Carnegie Mellon University

Lectures & Events

Volunteer Fair

Friday, Aug. 31, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Rangos, Cohon Center
The Volunteer Fair at Carnegie Mellon has become an annual tradition that encourages our campus to engage in community service within the Pittsburgh area. At the Volunteer Fair you can connect with approximately 50 local non-profit organizations as well as campus student organizations whose focus is on service, activism and issue education, and philanthropy. The fair is open to all students, faculty, staff, and local alumni interested in exploring civic engagement opportunities.

Fair Registration will open early August. Check back for more information.

The Fair

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., The Cut (outside the Cohon Center)
Re-envisioned, The Fair will combine the student organization Activities Fair, Greek chapters, and outdoor recreation, arts, and culture fair into one large opportunity to explore the many ways you can get involved on and off campus.

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CMU at the Pirates and Post-Game Toss in the Outfield

Saturday, Sept. 8, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., PNC Park
All CMU alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff are invited to the Pirates game. After the game, you're invited to go on the field to play catch in the outfield. Bring your group! Fifty tickets in two different seating sections are available.

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Speculative Fiction Lecture Series

Saturday, Sept. 8, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., McConomy Auditorium, Cohon Center
The Partners in Speculative Fiction student club is sponsoring NY fantasy author Lara Elena Donnelly (Amberlough, Armistice), hosting a two-hour, genre writing workshop for the public from 1 - 3 pm, a book signing from 3 - 4 pm, then one more author talk from 4 - 5 pm.

Amberlough is a 1920's European burlesque spy novel, a politically charged thriller and a love story between two very different kinds of men. Donnelly currently lives in Harlem, in a tower named after Ella Fitzgerald.

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CAUSE Opening Reception

Friday, Sept. 14, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Location TBA.
Mary Francis Berry will open our 2018-19 Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies & the Economy (CAUSE) Speakers Series


Check the Dietrich College calendar for upcoming events.