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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.