Adam Tunnard News Editor

Class of 2021


  • 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
  • Disney Research leaves CMU center, collaborations continue

    Earlier this month, many were surprised to hear the news that Disney Research, a research-focused sector of Walt Disney Company, would be leaving their lab here at Carnegie Mellon University. This lab, which collaborated with Carnegie Mellon University faculty on everything from robotics to sports visualization, housed itself in the Robert Mehrabian Collaborative Innovation Center, but has now clo...

    News | February 26, 2018
  • Unprecedented five CMU professors win Sloan fellowship

    This past Thursday, Carnegie Mellon announced that five faculty members had been awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Sloan Foundation president Adam Falk, via a Carnegie Mellon press release, described fellows as “the brightest minds, tackling the hardest problems, and succeeding brilliantly — fellows are quite literally the future of 21st century science.”

    News | February 19, 2018
  • AB brings in Casey Neistat for Geek Week talk

    This past Friday saw the conclusion of “Geek Week,” an Activities Board-organized celebration of geek culture meant to “let your inner-nerd shine.” Kicking off the week of events was a Monday lecture in the Cohon Center by renowned YouTube creator Casey Neistat.

    News | February 12, 2018
  • Measles case is no cause for alarm if properly vaccinated

    Feb. 9 marked a very surprising day for many Carnegie Mellon students and faculty, as an email was sent by University Health Services confirming that a graduate student was found to have measles, a highly contagious viral infection that is usually preventable by vaccination.

    News | February 12, 2018