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Randy Pausch, beloved professor and worldwide inspiration, dies at age 47

Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor that garnered worldwide attention in September for his last lecture, died on July 25 from complications related...

Barack Obama rallies at Pitt

Senator Barack Obama (D–Ill.), Democratic candidate for president, appeared at the University of Pittsburgh on Monday, April 21, hoping to make one last pitch to the people of western Pennsylvania before last Tuesday’s primaries.

Student executives finish year, reflect

For Sean Weinstock and Adi Jain, California natives and high school classmates, their long journey together and year as leaders of Carnegie Mellon has ended.

University strategizes for future

Last week, faculty, staff, and administrators met to discuss the future of Carnegie Mellon.

Research studies +/– grading

According to a study done by a group of undergraduate statistics students, 68 percent of undergraduate students are against the implementation of +/– grading.

Al Gore to make speech on green initiatives during commencement

Al Gore will speak at Gesling Stadium on Sunday, May 18 as keynote for the university’s 111th commencement ceremony.

Brown prank incites admissions questions

The faculty in the math department at Brown University received an e-mail April 1 that suggested a random admissions policy for the incoming first-year class

Campus News in Brief

Meeting of the Minds to be held and Elliott to retire from university

Lecture Preview

Engineer speaks on politics and many other lectures this week.

Statistically Speaking

Here is a sample of what students have in store for them after commencement, plus a look back at the campus environment they are leaving behind:

Crime and Incident

Take a look at the crime report from this past week.

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