Special Weekend Makes a Family ConnectionFamily Weekend will bring more than 2,000 moms, dads, brothers and sisters, and some grandparents, too, to campus to visit their student and get a little taste of life at CMU.
A Course on The Beatles Is One of CMU's Greatest HitsProfessional flute player Stephen Schultz reaches beyond Baroque to teach younger generations why the legendary rock band from Liverpool is the greatest band of all time.
Donut Dash a Sweet Treat for CharityRunning two miles and eating a half dozen donuts at the halfway mark doesn’t sound like a good combination, but it’s been a philanthropic recipe for success.
NROTC Steps Up to Honor the Victims and Heroes of 9/11Steel Valley Naval ROTC honored the victims and heroes of 9/11 by climbing the number of steps in Gesling Stadium equivalent to the 110 stories of the World Trade Center on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
The Heart of the Neighborhood: CMU Opens First Commons on Fifth AvenueA new 5,000 square foot community space has opened its doors to CMU students, faculty and staff to build, strengthen and nurture community and connection.
Schultz’s Latest CD Climbs the Classical ChartsStephen Schultz has performed on 70 commercial CDs in his lifetime, but none have ever made it to #8 on the Billboard Classical charts … until now.
We're Back!School is back in person, and faculty and students are loving it.
Campus COVID FAQs: 11 Answers to Help You this FallThings continue to change at a rapid pace, so here are 11 answers from Carnegie Mellon’s COVID FAQs we hope will help.
Alumnus Gets Rare Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Skibo CastleSkibo is a private, members-only club, but, 2018 CMU graduate Thomas Kelly managed to get a rare peak behind the castle walls.
CMU Welcomes Class of 2025+; Orientation Returns to CampusWednesday, August 18, 2021
CMU Welcomes Class of 2025+; Orientation Returns to CampusFirst-year orientation is back, live and in-person.
Welcome New Grad Students; Orientation Takes a New TwistTuesday, August 10, 2021
Welcome New Grad Students; Orientation Takes a New TwistA growing suite of on-demand modules on Canvas will address timely topics and offer friendly reminders for new grad students as the semester unfolds.
Breathing EasierFriday, August 06, 2021
Breathing EasierThe enhancements CMU has made to its heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems over the past year and a half carry benefits beyond mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
Faculty Score with DynamomsThursday, July 22, 2021
Faculty Score with DynamomsThese Carnegie Mellon all-stars aren’t known for their athletic skills, but they’re having a ball nonetheless.
Survey Reveals Majority of Campus Community Is VaccinatedWednesday, June 30, 2021
Survey Reveals Majority of Campus Community Is VaccinatedWhen the survey closed on June 29, 65% of the campus community — students, faculty and staff — responded to the survey, and, of those respondents, 90% revealed they were fully vaccinated.
Cortina Models How We Can Bridge Our DividesThursday, June 24, 2021
Cortina Models How We Can Bridge Our DividesTom Cortina not only found a sense of belonging at CMU, he models how we can help create it for others.
For The Love of Two OrangesTuesday, June 22, 2021
For The Love of Two OrangesAn iconic steel sculpture on CMU's campus since the 1970s has been rescued, restored to its former glory and given a new home.
Flying Club To Promote Aviation at CMUTuesday, June 15, 2021
Flying Club To Promote Aviation at CMUTwo Ph.D. students in the Robotics Institute co-founded a flying club at CMU through which aviation enthusiasts can help each other soar to greater heights.
Barr Preps Students to Communicate on Wall StreetWednesday, June 02, 2021
Barr Preps Students to Communicate on Wall StreetThe affable Ed Barr is a business communications coach in Carnegie Mellon’s Master of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program.
CMU Indian Graduate Students Help Raise Over $430K for COVID Relief in IndiaTuesday, May 25, 2021
CMU Indian Graduate Students Help Raise Over $430K for COVID Relief in IndiaA group of Indian graduate students at Carnegie Mellon has spearheaded a multi-university fundraising effort to help India fight the second deadly wave of COVID-19.
Designing a More Memorable Virtual ExperienceTuesday, May 18, 2021
Designing a More Memorable Virtual ExperienceKyuha Shim’s class is using social augmented reality to help graduates enjoy a more joyful and connected Commencement experience.
Bittersweet New Beginnings on Horizon for Class of 2021Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Bittersweet New Beginnings on Horizon for Class of 2021When student speakers Cristina Pullen and Frank Avino take the podium at Commencement, they’ll invite their fellow graduates to face the future with hope and confidence.
CMU Returns to In-Person CommencementTuesday, May 18, 2021
CMU Returns to In-Person CommencementCommencement is a milestone for graduating students. This year it has extra special meaning for Carnegie Mellon, too.
New Committee Charged with Increasing Access to All-Gender RestroomsTuesday, May 11, 2021
New Committee Charged with Increasing Access to All-Gender RestroomsFinding a suitable restroom to use isn’t as easy as you’d think for many members of the Carnegie Mellon University community.
President Jahanian to Provide Congressional Testimony About Future of American InnovationWednesday, April 14, 2021
President Jahanian to Provide Congressional Testimony About Future of American InnovationCMU President Farnam Jahanian will testify before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee during a virtual hearing titled “Reimagining Our Innovation Future.”
Farinacci Leads Spring Carnival AdventureWednesday, April 14, 2021
Farinacci Leads Spring Carnival AdventureVictoria Lugo Farinacci is looking forward to feeling that Carnegie Mellon University spirit this weekend.
CMU’s Contact Tracing Team Is a Network ProductionSunday, April 11, 2021
CMU’s Contact Tracing Team Is a Network ProductionThis team is answering the call by making the call — thousands of them.
Tartan Testing Offers Tasty Treats at Au Bon PainThursday, April 08, 2021
Tartan Testing Offers Tasty Treats at Au Bon PainDo your part to help protect the CMU community and get a free small coffee and your choice of a muffin, Kind Bar or gluten-free marshmallow bar at Au Bon Pain.
Dangui Lands Gig as PiperTV AnchorWednesday, March 24, 2021
Dangui Lands Gig as PiperTV AnchorOpportunities abound for students who want to make the most of their time at CMU. Just ask Sunny Dangui, the new host of PiperTV.
SLICE, Activities Board Set Stage for New Outdoor VenueTuesday, March 23, 2021
SLICE, Activities Board Set Stage for New Outdoor VenueA portable stage has been installed on the CFA lawn giving members of the campus community a new outdoor venue for events and live performances with COVID-19 protocols in place.
Carnegie Mellon Resumes Athletic CompetitionTuesday, March 09, 2021
Carnegie Mellon Resumes Athletic CompetitionThree-hundred fifty-nine days after the Tartans last competed on the playing field, the Tartans are back!
CMU Recognized for Commitment to First-Gen StudentsFriday, March 05, 2021
CMU Recognized for Commitment to First-Gen StudentsCarnegie Mellon has been designated a First-Gen Forward university.
Testing Managers Put Tartans FirstMonday, March 01, 2021
Testing Managers Put Tartans FirstIt’s more than a job to pay the bills. For three new Tartan Testing program managers, it’s an opportunity to help a community.
Marc De Graef Discusses His Musical JourneyWednesday, February 24, 2021
Marc De Graef Discusses His Musical JourneyCarnegie Mellon Professor Marc De Graef is known for his research in materials characterization, but he spends his spare time woodworking and playing the guitar.
Obituary: McIntosh Founded World's First Bagpiping Degree Program at CMUTuesday, February 16, 2021
Obituary: McIntosh Founded World's First Bagpiping Degree Program at CMUJimmy McIntosh, who founded the world’s first degree program in bagpiping at CMU, died Feb. 8. He was 95.
CMU Launches Community Pandemic Safety Ambassador ProgramTuesday, February 16, 2021
CMU Launches Community Pandemic Safety Ambassador ProgramFaculty and staff volunteers at CMU are expanding their Pandemic Safety Officer roles to ensure common areas are covered.
CMU Staff Pitch In To HelpThursday, February 11, 2021
CMU Staff Pitch In To HelpLaura Everhart is one of many CMU staff members who have been helping others since the pandemic struck a year ago.
DEI Training Helps Supervisors Manage More EffectivelyMonday, February 01, 2021
DEI Training Helps Supervisors Manage More EffectivelyCarnegie Mellon’s Office of Human Resources is offering a full slate of professional development and training opportunities, covering topics from unconscious bias to coaching skills to managing a diverse team.
Building on Success, CMU Preps for Spring Semester ArrivalsThursday, January 21, 2021
Building on Success, CMU Preps for Spring Semester ArrivalsProtocols and required behaviors that fostered a successful fall semester at CMU remain in effect for the university community.
England Writes to Pay Tribute to Ghosts from his PastMonday, January 11, 2021
England Writes to Pay Tribute to Ghosts from his PastDuring a virtual event with students last fall, English Professor Jason England built the description of his background and how it influenced his life.
Kindness, Enthusiasm Matter to Popular Physics ProfessorTuesday, December 15, 2020
Kindness, Enthusiasm Matter to Popular Physics ProfessorDavid Anderson, a physics professor popular among CMU students, reflects on the things that truly matter.
CMU Helping Young Families Cope with the PandemicTuesday, December 01, 2020
CMU Helping Young Families Cope with the PandemicCarnegie Mellon’s child care and proctoring services created to assist families during the pandemic are getting high marks from parents and have recently been extended through the spring semester.
Adesoye Is Working To Put “Words Into Action” at the Tepper SchoolFriday, November 20, 2020
Adesoye Is Working To Put “Words Into Action” at the Tepper SchoolSecond-year MBA student Olasubomi “Boomi” Adesoye is focused on increasing diversity at CMU.
Community App Aims to Keep CMU Students Connected at a DistanceMonday, November 02, 2020
Community App Aims to Keep CMU Students Connected at a DistanceA team of Carnegie Mellon students has turned an idea for a class project into an app to help their peers navigate the remote university experience.
Ilker Baybars Celebrates 50 Years at Carnegie MellonTuesday, October 27, 2020
Ilker Baybars Celebrates 50 Years at Carnegie MellonOver the course of five decades, Baybars has become one of the longest-serving and most valued academic leaders of the institution.
Demolition to Pave Way for New Scaife HallThursday, October 15, 2020
Demolition to Pave Way for New Scaife HallThe new home for the Mechanical Engineering Department will more than double the size of its original footprint.
Tartan Community Day Puts Focus on Rest, Wellness & YouWednesday, October 14, 2020
Tartan Community Day Puts Focus on Rest, Wellness & YouIt’s been a long year, so take some time for yourself Friday, Oct. 16, and recharge.
Academic Services Center Delivers for ECETuesday, October 06, 2020
Academic Services Center Delivers for ECEMore than 500 electrical and computer engineering students studying remotely this fall have all the materials and tools they need for their core lab courses, thanks to a team effort that delivered on time to 12 countries on five continents.
Scotty Survivor Puts CMU Spin on Reality ShowMonday, September 28, 2020
Scotty Survivor Puts CMU Spin on Reality Show“Survivor” super fans separated by the pandemic have turned their love of the reality television show into “Scotty Survivor,” complete with Pittsburgh-themed tribes and challenges captured remotely over Zoom.
CMU Has Network Advantage in Fight Against COVID-19Tuesday, September 22, 2020
CMU Has Network Advantage in Fight Against COVID-19Po-Shen Loh tapped CMU talent to help him create an app that surpasses the competition in the fight against COVID-19.
CMU Offers New, Temporary Child Care OptionsThursday, September 17, 2020
CMU Offers New, Temporary Child Care OptionsCarnegie Mellon University has announced it will offer three new, temporary child care options to parents due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19.
Blanton Brings Passion for Diversity to University LevelMonday, September 14, 2020
Blanton Brings Passion for Diversity to University LevelShawn Blanton is emphasizing the importance of recruiting in his new role as interim vice provost for diversity, equity and inclusion.
Creating More “Places to Pause” on CampusTuesday, September 08, 2020
Creating More “Places to Pause” on CampusNew outdoor spaces are popping up across campus giving students, faculty and staff a place where they can take a break between classes, check email, and even host a small group meeting.
Habbab Turned Adversity Into Opportunities for GoodTuesday, September 08, 2020
Habbab Turned Adversity Into Opportunities for GoodScrambling to find a required summer internship, Tala Habbab created a COVID squad of 250 students to support communities impacted by the virus.
For Community Well-Being, Whole Equals Sum of Its PartsFriday, August 28, 2020
For Community Well-Being, Whole Equals Sum of Its PartsThe associate vice president for Community Health and Well-Being says we have reason to expect a successful return to campus, but we all must do our part.
Free Kits for Students Put the ‘Well’ in WelcomeThursday, August 27, 2020
Free Kits for Students Put the ‘Well’ in WelcomeCarnegie Mellon University is providing a free Wellness Kit to each student living on or off campus in preparation for the fall semester.
Bjorndahl Brings Passion for Pedagogy, Sense of Community to Fall ClassesWednesday, August 26, 2020
Bjorndahl Brings Passion for Pedagogy, Sense of Community to Fall ClassesChristina Bjorndahl's Nature of Language class is part of CMU’s Signature Course Initiative.
Remember to Complete Your Daily Self-Assessment SurveyThursday, August 20, 2020
Remember to Complete Your Daily Self-Assessment SurveyTo help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus, all students, faculty and staff must complete a quick Daily Self-Assessment before beginning their day.
Architecture Student Creating “Waves of Change” in IndiaMonday, August 17, 2020
Architecture Student Creating “Waves of Change” in IndiaFaced with a cancelled summer internship due to COVID-19, Aadya Bhartia decided to combine art and philanthropy to help children in her home country.
Scrubbing Up for FallTuesday, August 04, 2020
Scrubbing Up for FallSpring cleaning has never ended at Carnegie Mellon. It has continued this summer and will extend through the fall.
Campus Will Be Different This FallTuesday, August 04, 2020
Campus Will Be Different This FallWondering what things will look like when you get back? Here’s a look at what you can expect.
Music's Effect on the Aging BrainMonday, August 03, 2020
Music's Effect on the Aging BrainThe work that Jennie Dorris is doing could have tremendous ramifications for using music and instrumental practice in slowing cognitive decline in older adults.
Signed, Sealed and Soon DeliveredWednesday, July 22, 2020
Signed, Sealed and Soon DeliveredThe Class of 2020 are now receiving their diplomas, thanks to a massive effort by CMU staff volunteers.
Songs for a New World: Scotch ’n’ Soda Theatre Goes OnlineMonday, July 20, 2020
Songs for a New World: Scotch ’n’ Soda Theatre Goes OnlineThis year, Carnegie Mellon's premier student theatre organization, has a new venue and a bigger audience, online.
CMU Prepares for Return to CampusWednesday, June 24, 2020
CMU Prepares for Return to CampusWhen students, faculty and staff eventually return to CMU's Pittsburgh campus, they will find a plethora of protocols in place aimed at ensuring their health and safety.
Pandemic Safety Officers Step Up to Help OutMonday, June 22, 2020
Pandemic Safety Officers Step Up to Help OutNew volunteers are playing a vital role in the return to campus.
Students Navigate Summer Internships RemotelyMonday, June 22, 2020
Students Navigate Summer Internships RemotelyCarnegie Mellon students Janhavi Deshpande, Sachi Shah and Elaine Zhu are exploring the new COVID-19 world of remote internships.
“Breakfast Buzz” Shifts to Zoom and Coping in a PandemicFriday, June 12, 2020
“Breakfast Buzz” Shifts to Zoom and Coping in a PandemicThere’s a buzz in the Enrollment Services Division over a popular, long-running professional development series.
CMWA Honors Outstanding Graduating WomenThursday, June 11, 2020
CMWA Honors Outstanding Graduating WomenThe Carnegie Mellon Women's Association awarded seven outstanding graduating women from each of the university's seven schools with a $1,500 scholarship.
Gyory Puts Emphasis on Engaging Students as GSA PresidentTuesday, June 09, 2020
Gyory Puts Emphasis on Engaging Students as GSA PresidentWith an impressive track record, Josh Gyory is hitting the ground running as the new president of Carnegie Mellon University’s Graduate Student Assembly.
Supporting Community Connections at CMUWednesday, May 20, 2020
Supporting Community Connections at CMUReaching out to others can nurture a positive state of mind, now more than ever.
CMU Trauma Care Researcher Joins Fight Against COVID-19 in NYCMonday, May 18, 2020
CMU Trauma Care Researcher Joins Fight Against COVID-19 in NYCGreen Beret medic and research analyst Luke Sciulli packed his bags in early April for New York City to volunteer in a field hospital for COVID-19 patients.
Meet Sunday’s Student SpeakersTuesday, May 12, 2020
Meet Sunday’s Student SpeakersStudent speakers during CMU's virtual conferral of degrees are Shannon Gallagher and Ana Torubara.
Davis Can “Take on Anything” After CMUWednesday, May 06, 2020
Davis Can “Take on Anything” After CMULavonca Davis describes her four years at Carnegie Mellon as sometimes stressful, often exciting, and always ever-changing.
Gelfand Center Honors Students for Their Educational OutreachWednesday, April 29, 2020
Gelfand Center Honors Students for Their Educational OutreachCathy Fang, Harlene Samra, Shannon Werntz and Sarah Yu have dedicated their time and expertise to make a difference in the lives of children in the community and around the world.
The Benefits of GratitudeTuesday, April 28, 2020
The Benefits of GratitudeFor Nora Tallmon, CMU's weekly gratitude session supports her lifelong practice of being intentionally grateful on a daily basis and fuels her positive attitude.
Zhang Reflects on CMU, Build Week’s Peaceful Chaos and Giving BackTuesday, April 28, 2020
Zhang Reflects on CMU, Build Week’s Peaceful Chaos and Giving BackSenior Ivan Zhang takes pride in being an active member of the campus community.
CMU Celebrates its Best Teachers, Advisers and MentorsMonday, April 27, 2020
CMU Celebrates its Best Teachers, Advisers and MentorsCarnegie Mellon annually honors its distinguished educators for their exceptional contributions with its Celebration of Education Awards.
Cyert Center Keeping Families ConnectedMonday, April 27, 2020
Cyert Center Keeping Families ConnectedThe Cyert Center for Early Education is helping parents manage the stress and chaos of the pandemic with a virtual curriculum for its 187 children.
University Health Services: Telehealth, Public Health Recommendations and Stopping the Spread of CoronavirusWednesday, April 22, 2020
University Health Services: Telehealth, Public Health Recommendations and Stopping the Spread of CoronavirusCMU and University Health Services have adopted the practice of telehealth care.
Enjoy a Mindful, Virtual Spring Carnival WeekendTuesday, April 14, 2020
Enjoy a Mindful, Virtual Spring Carnival WeekendTending to our mental health and wellness should be top of mind for all of us, and part of that is finding ways to honor the traditions that bring the community together, like Spring Carnival.
Yerzhanova Aims to Keep Carnival Spirit AliveTuesday, April 14, 2020
Yerzhanova Aims to Keep Carnival Spirit AliveRenata Yerzhanova and fellow Spring Carnival Committee have put together a virtual carnival experience that will offer many ways to get involved remotely.
Stitching Together Help for Essential StaffFriday, April 10, 2020
Stitching Together Help for Essential StaffIn a crisis, Mr. Rogers said to always look for the helpers. You can find them at Carnegie Mellon University.
Weathering the Storm with HeadspaceWednesday, April 08, 2020
Weathering the Storm with HeadspaceIn a world filled with uncertainties, one thing is for sure: Headspace is there for you.
Scattered ThoughtsWednesday, April 08, 2020
Scattered ThoughtsSenior Rie Ohta shares her thoughts and experiences with hopes her story can help keep the CMU community together.
Grad Student Week Puts Spotlight on Adams, AggarwalTuesday, April 07, 2020
Grad Student Week Puts Spotlight on Adams, AggarwalCarnegie Mellon has named Alexis Adams and Surya Aggarwal as this year’s Graduate Student Teaching and Graduate Student Service Award winners, respectively.
Stay Home, Stay FitWednesday, April 01, 2020
Stay Home, Stay FitPattye Stragar and her fellow fitness gurus at CMU are making it easy for us to stay fit despite our inability to get to the gym.
Working at Wellness as a Grad StudentWednesday, April 01, 2020
Working at Wellness as a Grad StudentIn times like these, graduate students need their institution more than ever.
Farrell to Compete in Jeopardy College ChampionshipWednesday, April 01, 2020
Farrell to Compete in Jeopardy College ChampionshipEmma Farrell will compete in the first round of the Jeopardy! College Championship this Monday, April 6.
Staying Connected at a DistanceWednesday, March 25, 2020
Staying Connected at a DistanceWe are finding alternative ways to connect and come together as a community.
New Electrostatic Sprayer To Amplify Cleaning EffortsTuesday, March 17, 2020
New Electrostatic Sprayer To Amplify Cleaning EffortsThis top innovation of 2019 is being deployed in University Health Services, classrooms and high-traffic public spaces to prevent the spread of viruses.
Housing Master Plan Is Building Community, One Neighborhood at a TimeMonday, March 09, 2020
Housing Master Plan Is Building Community, One Neighborhood at a TimeSeveral new “neighborhoods” will be popping up on campus in the next few years as part of Carnegie Mellon’s 15-year, $400 million housing master plan.
Spreading Joy, Gaining InspirationWednesday, February 12, 2020
Spreading Joy, Gaining InspirationAlumnus Ted Danson returned to CMU, where he found inspiration from sophomore acting students.
Equity Expert To Speak on Creating Space for EveryoneTuesday, February 04, 2020
Equity Expert To Speak on Creating Space for EveryoneJaime Grant will be visiting to lend her insights to the campus community Thursday, Feb. 13.
CMU Initiative Aims at the Sustainable Development GoalsThursday, January 30, 2020
CMU Initiative Aims at the Sustainable Development GoalsCMU is gauging the level of awareness in its global community with regard to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
University Lecture Series Announces Spring Semester LineupMonday, January 27, 2020