Alexander Dileonardo Staffwriter

Class of 2009


  • Can’t buy a car? Rent one

    This school year, Carnegie Mellon students and faculty members have two new transportation options. Two national hourly rental car companies, Flexcar and Zipcar, recently opened shop in Pittsburgh, offering all-inclusive hourly car rental services to local residents.

    News | September 10, 2007
  • Campus mourns loss of ChemE professor Gary Powers

    Gary Powers, a professor of chemical engineering and a member of the Carnegie Mellon faculty since 1974, died of a heart attack on July 23 at his home in Sewickley, Pa. He was 61.

    News | August 27, 2007
  • Magazine puts university on ‘probation’ for physical fitness

    Students at Carnegie Mellon are used to receiving a pat on the back from media publications. But this month’s issue of Men’s Fitness magazine put Carnegie Mellon on “academic probation.”

    News | October 16, 2006
  • Education Deptartment plans new measures for universities

    The Department of Education has unveiled its new plan for higher education, a plan which USA Today called “No College Student Left Behind” in a September 27 article.

    Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings announced the initiatives for U.S. colleges at the National Press Club on September 26. She proposed a multi-point action plan to make schools accountable, affordable, and accessible.

    News | October 9, 2006
  • Study finds MBA students are most likely to cheat

    Just as in their profession, business students often do anything to get ahead — even in the classroom.

    A recent study by the Center for Academic Integrity (CAI) at Duke University found that MBA students are the biggest cheats in academia.

    News | October 2, 2006