From Coding to Kids: Allen Makes Unique Career MoveDavid Allen’s career path changed direction, leading him to Carnegie Mellon's Children's School.
Wessell Stays Grounded by Focusing on What's NextIt's been a great ride for head groundskeeper David Wessell. Get his best gardening tips and read about the unusual visitors he's encountered in his 42 years at CMU.
D’Angelo Is Driven by Pursuit of Inclusive ExcellenceMark D’Angelo is as close as he's ever been to his lifelong goal of creating an inclusive academic environment for everyone, no matter who you are.
Chisholm Can’t Stop Her Streak NowCarrie Chisholm has run at least two miles per day for more than 2,000 days in a row — that’s every day for five and a half years.
Loosemore Has Designs for DramaMica Harrison Loosemore just received her Master of Arts in Design from Carnegie Mellon last Friday, but she’s been applying her new knowledge since starting the program three years ago.
Chief Ogden’s Proactive Policing Gained the Community’s TrustCMU’s police force has made many tangible improvements under Chief Tom Ogden, who is retiring in June, but it’s the intangibles, the accountability and public trust in his department, that mean the most to him.
Greenwald’s a Spring Carnival TreasureSince his days with Rachael Ray, Spring Carnival advisor Andrew Greenwald has become quite good at putting on a show.
Flipping the Switch on a New CareerA temporary part-time position turned into a full-time career for Jessica Tomko at Carnegie Mellon University.
Adams Promotes Inclusivity Through Culturally Responsive TeachingThings aren't always what they seem to be in a diverse classroom, says Lexi Adams, a teaching consultant in the Eberly Center who promotes culturally responsive teaching.
Andy Awards Honor Staff for Remarkable Performance and ImpactThursday, November 18, 2021
Andy Awards Honor Staff for Remarkable Performance and ImpactThis year’s Andy Awards ceremony recognized six individuals and one team for their commitment to overall excellence, their unwavering support for students, their creativity, spirit and teamwork, and their dedication to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.
Lackner Built a Winning Football Family at Carnegie MellonWednesday, November 10, 2021
Lackner Built a Winning Football Family at Carnegie MellonAfter 36 years as head football coach, Rich Lackner leaves a legacy that goes far beyond wins and championships.
Blair’s Problem-Solving Vision Created CMU’s Information Security OfficeMonday, October 18, 2021
Blair’s Problem-Solving Vision Created CMU’s Information Security OfficeMary Ann Blair doesn’t wear a badge or a police uniform, but CMU's chief cyber cop protects and serves the Carnegie Mellon University community.
Politics, a New Field of Dreams for Brink to FollowWednesday, August 04, 2021
Politics, a New Field of Dreams for Brink to FollowA former Pittsburgh Pirates beat writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Bill Brink is a communications specialist for Carnegie Mellon’s Institute for Politics and Strategy.
For Students with Disabilities, Getchell Works to Level the Playing FieldWednesday, July 28, 2021
For Students with Disabilities, Getchell Works to Level the Playing FieldCatherine Getchell empowers people with disabilities to do things they, or others, didn't think they could do.
CMU’s Aldrich to Coach in Tokyo Olympic GamesWednesday, July 14, 2021
CMU’s Aldrich to Coach in Tokyo Olympic GamesGary Aldrich, the first from CMU ever to coach in the Olympics, will guide the U.S. men’s team in the shot put, discus, hammer and javelin.
Riley Is a Champion for CMU’s LGBTQIA+ CommunityMonday, June 14, 2021
Riley Is a Champion for CMU’s LGBTQIA+ CommunityNoah Riley is standing a little taller these days. Pride Month, the worldwide celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community every June, lifts him up and makes him proud.
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.
Schweyer Keeps Things Moving at Traffic21Monday, April 05, 2021
Schweyer Keeps Things Moving at Traffic21Lisa Kay Schweyer is program manager for the Traffic21 Institute, where CMU researchers work across disciplines to design, test, deploy and evaluate technology-based transportation solutions.
Mesco Finds It All in the ArchivesMonday, March 15, 2021
Mesco Finds It All in the ArchivesAnne Marie Mesco has built a career around guiding libraries into a digital future.
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.
Chickering Cares, and It ShowsTuesday, February 16, 2021
Chickering Cares, and It ShowsDavid Chickering may have some tips for Ted Danson as he tackles the lead role in his new TV series “Mr. Mayor.”
Centor Leads Athletics Through the PandemicMonday, February 01, 2021
Centor Leads Athletics Through the PandemicDirector of Athletics Josh Centor is heartbroken, but his silver linings playbook leaves him grateful, hopeful and even inspired.
Letronne Feels Fulfilled Directing New Tartan Testing LabTuesday, January 19, 2021
Letronne Feels Fulfilled Directing New Tartan Testing LabThe pandemic, Carnegie Mellon and a friendship have given Florent “Flo” Letronne the chance of a lifetime.
Lamb Presses On With Book PublishingWednesday, December 09, 2020
Lamb Presses On With Book PublishingCynthia Lamb edits and proofreads the books published by the Carnegie Mellon University Press.
Andy Awards Salute CMU Staff for Their Exceptional EffortsTuesday, November 17, 2020
Andy Awards Salute CMU Staff for Their Exceptional EffortsThe 26th Annual Andy Awards paid tribute to seven individuals and one team for their outstanding contributions to the university in a virtual ceremony on Monday.
Travaglia's Goats Take Yoga to Next LevelTuesday, October 06, 2020
Travaglia's Goats Take Yoga to Next LevelCMU mason Bradley Travaglia shares peace of mind — and his goat farm — with yoga enthusiasts.
Ribarchak Retires with Rave ReviewsTuesday, September 01, 2020
Ribarchak Retires with Rave ReviewsCathy Ribarchak is retiring after 30 years, leaving a distinctive legacy of dedication and service to students, faculty and staff.
Royal Retirements: Tademy, Witchner Helped Build a Better CMUTuesday, August 11, 2020
Royal Retirements: Tademy, Witchner Helped Build a Better CMUWith little fanfare under the cloud of COVID-19, Everett Tademy and Anne Witchner have retired, leaving profound and endearing legacies that have helped shape the university for more than four decades.
FMCS Duo Manages CMU’s Deep-Cleaning EffortsWednesday, June 24, 2020
FMCS Duo Manages CMU’s Deep-Cleaning EffortsCharity Anderson and Dawn Roerink are overseeing an aggressive campus-wide deep-cleaning effort that will extend through the fall.
Desire to Serve Students Sends Zingle PackingWednesday, May 27, 2020
Desire to Serve Students Sends Zingle PackingDonning a face mask and armed with a packing tape dispenser, Shari Zingle ventured out of her home office to tackle a project in her comfort zone.
Chabassol Persists to Become First-Gen College GradMonday, May 18, 2020
Chabassol Persists to Become First-Gen College GradUser interface designer and web developer Steve Chabassol has earned a Bachelor of Humanities and Arts degree in creative writing and music technology.
Cansick Keeps Calm and Carries On for StudentsWednesday, May 06, 2020
Cansick Keeps Calm and Carries On for StudentsPerry Cansick is helping to provide a safe, secure and comfortable environment for students who are still on campus.
Danner Builds Connections at Neuroscience InstituteWednesday, April 29, 2020
Danner Builds Connections at Neuroscience InstituteA big part of Christi Danner’s job is being social. Today, it’s being social at a distance.
Waddell Helps CMU Zoom to Online LearningMonday, April 27, 2020
Waddell Helps CMU Zoom to Online LearningStan Waddell knows what teamwork, collaboration and, of course, technology can do.
Mendelson Magnifies Relevance of Sustainable DevelopmentTuesday, April 21, 2020
Mendelson Magnifies Relevance of Sustainable DevelopmentAs we start to think about what life will look like post-pandemic, Sarah Mendelson, head of the Heinz College in Washington, D.C., sees enormous opportunities in terms of shifts in public policy.
Dasey-Morales Considers Community Health Her CallingWednesday, April 01, 2020
Dasey-Morales Considers Community Health Her CallingMaureen Dasey-Morales is a firm believer in the potential for positive change.
Lovett Leads CMU’s Unprecedented Move to Remote EducationTuesday, March 24, 2020
Lovett Leads CMU’s Unprecedented Move to Remote EducationMarsha Lovett led a quickly developing university-wide effort to transition more than 4,900 course-sections to remote instruction.
CMU Coach’s Olympic Dream DelayedWednesday, March 18, 2020
CMU Coach’s Olympic Dream DelayedGary Aldrich must wait until next year to coach for Team USA in Tokyo.
Washington Rallies Support for a More Inclusive PittsburghMonday, March 02, 2020
Washington Rallies Support for a More Inclusive PittsburghThanks in part to her guest column in the Huffington Post, Sakena Washington is rallying support to help make Pittsburgh a more inclusive and sustainable place for everyone.
Dawson Takes Student Health Care to a Higher LevelMonday, February 24, 2020
Dawson Takes Student Health Care to a Higher LevelDawson, a 24-year veteran at University Health Services, has been CMU’s comprehensive care and nurse manager for the past decade.
Two MFAs Are SHIFTing the MBA ExperienceTuesday, February 18, 2020
Two MFAs Are SHIFTing the MBA ExperienceMichelle Stoner and Matthew Stewart are the perfect complement to an MBA curriculum that fosters empathy and self-reflection.
Hiniker Commits to Connecting CMU with Global GoalsWednesday, February 12, 2020
Hiniker Commits to Connecting CMU with Global GoalsAlexandra Hiniker, who sparked a worldwide movement from the Big Apple, has brought her sustainability savvy to the Burgh.
Lacy Energizes Staff Through EngagementTuesday, February 04, 2020
Lacy Energizes Staff Through EngagementSebastian Lacy combines his passion for education with his HR experience in an advisory role for the Mellon College of Science Dean’s Office.
Camerlengo Helps Students Craft Their Experience at CMU-QTuesday, January 21, 2020
Camerlengo Helps Students Craft Their Experience at CMU-QRenee Camerlengo has been a long-time champion of CMU's campus in Qatar.
Rolla Believes in the Power of the PenTuesday, January 14, 2020
Rolla Believes in the Power of the PenMaureen Rolla is an administrative coordinator for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Writing Awards program.
Frezzell Inspires Campus To Fit In Fitness in 2020Tuesday, January 07, 2020