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Photo: Community Vigil

a photo of President Jahanian speaking to the CMU community

On Saturday, Oct. 27, a hate crime motivated by anti-Semitism took the lives of 11 people gathered to pray in the Tree of Life Synagogue and wounded four others. President Jahanian delivered remarks of unity and comfort to the CMU community.

Video: Dr. Jahanian's Inaugural Address

On Friday, Oct. 26, CMU Inaugurated Dr. Farnam Jahanian as its 10th President. His inspiring inaugural address outlined his vision for the university and introduced two extraordinary gifts that will cement CMU's place as a top-tier institution.

Photo: 2018 Andy Awards

a photo of President Jahanian with honorees at the Andy Awards

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, President Jahanian joined celebrations for the 24th annual Andy Awards . Named for Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, the Andy Awards are a tribute to the spirit of teamwork and dedication embodied by CMU's outstanding staff.

Photo: Tepper Quad Grand Opening

A photo of the Tepper Quad ribbon cutting

On Friday, Sept. 14, the Carnegie Mellon community celebrated the fruition of alumnus and philanthropist David Tepper's ambitious vision at the grand opening of the David A. Tepper Quadrangle, a new home for the Tepper School of Business, a new hub for campus life and a catalyst for the future of higher education.

Video: 2018 President's Welcome

To kick off orientation week for first-year students, Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian welcomed students and parents of the Class of 2022+ to the official start of their college experience. Approximately 1,565 first-year students joined CMU this academic year.

Video: SelectUSA Panel Moderation

Carnegie Mellon University President Farnam Jahanian led an international panel discussion on the innovation ecosystem titled "Growth Beyond the Bottom Line" for the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, on June 21 in Washington, D.C. 

Photo: CMU at the Tony Awards

A photo of Farnam and Tris Jahanian on the red carpet at the Tony Awards

CMU partners with The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing to recognize a K-12 educator with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award. Dr. Jahanian presented the award to Melody Herzfeld. Also Producer and CMU alumna Jamie deRoy took home three Tony Awards.

Photo: 2018 Staff Picnic

Farnam with Staff at Annual Picnic

At the end of each academic year, CMU holds a picnic lunch in appreciation of the contributions of campus staff to another successful year. Dr. Jahanian personally thanked many staff members in person at the event on May 24, 2018.