Where did the signs with quotes on The Cut come from?
As many on campus noticed these past few weeks, the Cut sidewalk has been fringed with several poster boards, each with its own religious message of tolerance, love, community, and peace. The posters went up almost immediately following the Tree of Life shooting, and stayed through wind and rain, until just this past Monday. The Tartan spoke to an organizer of the initiative, Clytze Sun, who shed ...News | November 19, 2018
Jahanian announces 'New Scaife'
President Farnam Jahanian used his Oct. 26 inauguration address to announce that “the Allegheny Foundation has committed a $30 million lead grant toward the transformation of Scaife Hall into a modern, new home for Mechanical Engineering.”News | November 12, 2018
Farnam Jahanian inaugurated with ceremony that attempts to update a traditional formula
This past Friday, Oct. 26, Farnam Jahanian was officially inaugurated as the 10th President of Carnegie Mellon University. Students received a day off from school Friday in celebration of the inauguration, as well as the celebration of Homecoming Weekend.News | October 29, 2018
SDS protests military contractors recruiting CMU students at the TOC
The College of Engineering Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC), hosted in the Wiegand Gymnasium and Rangos Ballroom this past week, was teeming with both anxiety and excitement as employers met with potential employees from across campus disciplines. For some, it was not just an opportunity “to make connections for both full-time and summer employment,” as the official event website states, b...News | October 1, 2018
Predictive policing in Pittsburgh
This past June, it was announced in a Carnegie Mellon University press release that a fire prevention algorithm developed by Michael Madaio, a Ph.D. student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, would be adopted by the City of Pittsburgh. However, the algorithms’ potential did not stop there for city officials. They hoped similar predictive models could be applied to policing.News | September 24, 2018