Alexander Dileonardo Staffwriter
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