With Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx coming to Carnegie Mellon — a school with huge ties to robotics and technology — it was not far-fetched to think that he'd talk about autonomous vehicles.
University President Subra Suresh summarized the many initiatives born of the first two years of his presidency during his first annual update to the Carnegie Mellon community last Wednesday.
A contentious issue in this year's joint JFC budget ratification session was the over-allocation of the budget, which funds student organizations, by nearly $100,000.
Alan Alda is announced as commencement speaker, Alessandro Acquisti is awarded an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, and Claudico, Carnegie Mellon-made AI, is taking on four poker champs.
This week, a major earthquake struck Nepal and a Turkish airplane made a successful emergency landing.
This week, several students reported their property stolen and University Police cited a student for attempting to unlawfully take a sign from the East Campus Garage.