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Economist Marvin Goodfriend nominated to Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
November 30, 2017
Macroeconomist Marvin Goodfriend, monetary policy expert and central banking historian, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the White House announced. A professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business since 2005, Goodfriend epitomizes the school's longstanding reputation as a thought leader in global monetary and banking economics.
PR Newswire

CMU and KMITL announce research and education collaboration
November 27, 2017
CMU and King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), a leading engineering university in Thailand, announced a long-term collaboration to significantly expand research and education in the areas of information, computing and autonomous technologies.

New CMU advanced manufacturing center in Pittsburgh to put America on top
November 20, 2017
Officials on Monday ceremonially broke ground on a project that will house Carnegie Mellon University's Manufacturing Futures Initiative and the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute inside the hulking steel frame of the iconic Mill 19 building in the Hazelwood Green development.

Here's how the the new tax plan could hurt graduate students
November 14, 2017
The new tax plan introduced by House Republicans could have negative implications for universities, graduate students and those with student loans.

Carnegie Mellon University celebrates 50th anniversary of merger that formed university Nov. 10-11
November 7, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Mellon Institute with a weekend of events Nov. 10-11, 2017, on the university's Pittsburgh campus. Carnegie Mellon was founded with the extraordinary philanthropy and vision of our founders, Andrew Carnegie and Andrew and Richard Mellon, said Interim President Farnam Jahanian. As a relatively young institution, we have come far and accomplished much in a very short period.
Markets Insider

CMU advanced manufacturing to anchor Mill 19 building at Hazelwood Green
October 26, 2017
CMU announced an agreement with the nonprofit Regional Industrial Development Corporation, owners of the iconic Mill 19 building in the Hazelwood Green development, to house the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute and the Manufacturing Futures Initiative.

Google boosts U.S. workers, gives $1 billion for global jobs and training initiative
October 12, 2017
Google will give $1 billion to non-profit groups over the next five years to promote education, opportunity and diversity world-wide, CEO Sundar Pichai announced Thursday. At Carnegie Mellon University, which houses a research center studying the effects of emerging technologies on workers of all skill levels, interim president Farnam Jahanian applauded Google’s announcement.
The Mercury News

New report details plan to make Pittsburgh a top innovation city
September 13, 2017
The Brookings Institution released the culmination of 18 months of study on Wednesday by way of a report that details Pittsburgh's strengths and weaknesses in the area of innovation, as well as the steps needed to make the Steel City one of the top innovation cities in the world.
Pittsburgh Business Times

Pennsylvania leaders respond to Trump administration's DACA rescind
September 6, 2017
When the chips are down, higher ed leadership stands with their students. The leaders of America’s institutions of learning all condemn DACA's repeal as unethical.
Inside Higher Ed

Women outnumber men among new CMU undergrads
August 28, 2017
CMU Interim President Farnam Jahanian said Monday that for the first time more than half of the incoming undergraduates at the institution are women.
Tribune Review