Adam Tunnard News Editor

Class of 2021

Articles

  • Dr. Lorrie Faith Cranor on CUPS research

    The revelation that Facebook may have passed on the data of as many as 87 million users to Cambridge Analytica has brought the issue of privacy online to the forefront of the public consciousness. Consumers are asking who has their data, where their personal information may have been distributed, and how their interests fit into a business model where the product is their own data.

    News | April 9, 2018
  • Newt Gingrich visits campus to talk to researchers

    Newt Gingrich, Fox News contributor and former Speaker of the House, made a little-publicized visit to Carnegie Mellon University this week. He was invited by Director Kiron Skinner, the director of the Washington Semester Program, the Institute for Politics and Strategy, and the Institute for Strategic Analysis at Carnegie Mellon. Director Skinner worked with Gingrich on his 2012 presidential cam...

    News | April 2, 2018
  • CMU International Film Festival kicks off

    One of Carnegie Mellon University’s most exciting and most critically acclaimed events, the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival, is underway. Beginning March 22 and running until April 8, the festival will include a vast array of films from across the world, as well as moderated discussions, a short film competition, and even Q&As with directors.

    News | April 2, 2018
  • Carnegie Mellon students on working for the Lamb campaign

    On March 14, Democrat Conor Lamb secured an upset victory in the tight special election race for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District against Republican Rick Saccone, in a district where Donald Trump outperformed Hillary Clinton by 20 points in the 2016 presidential election.

    News | March 26, 2018
  • Pittsburgh public schools avoid strike

    Pittsburghers from Southside to East Liberty were held in suspense this week by the potential of a district-wide teacher’s strike, set to begin March 2, this past Friday. However, in a move that has been advantageous to all parties, the strike has been avoided and schools will remain open and functioning for the time being.

    News | March 5, 2018