Courtney Wittekind Contributing Editor

Class of 2013

Articles

  • Stand out in a crowd: Advice on how to get noticed at a job fair

    With over 150 employers and 1,500 students expected to be in attendance at this year’s Employment Opportunities Conference (EOC), participating students may wonder what steps they can take to stand out in the crowd of applicants. The difficulty of making an impression among hundreds of other Carnegie Mellon students seems daunting, and with only a few moments to talk to each representative, extra ...

    Special | February 7, 2011
  • Comedian impresses with first book

    Though Sleepwalk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories is Mike Birbiglia’s first novel, he has already attracted a mass of devoted fans thanks to his contributions to The Best of Comedy Central and public radio’s This American Life and The Moth. Birbiglia might also be familiar to readers of his blog “My Secret Public Journal” or to those who have seen his stand-up act, “What I Should H...

    Pillbox | February 7, 2011
  • Campus News in Brief

    Computer software helps to create song titles and lyrics

    A new songwriting tool called Titular has been developed by Carnegie Mellon post-doctoral fellow Burr Settles of the Machine Learning Department.

    News | January 24, 2011
  • Lecture Previews

    University Lecture Series: Rachel Maines (HS ’83)

    Today at 4:30 p.m.

    Gregg Hall (Porter Hall 100)

    Rachel Maines, a visiting scientist from Cornell University, will speak on “Engineering as Law: Injury Epidemiology and Consensus Codes.”

    News | January 24, 2011
  • Tell-tale guilt should follow end of Poe tradition

    The mysterious figure who has been a longtime visitor to the grave of Edgar Allan Poe may be no more. Often referred to as the “Poe Toaster,” the figure appears at the grave each year on Jan. 19, the date of the author’s death. For the past 60 years, the toaster has been a welcome guest to the Baltimore graveyard where he leaves a note, a half-empty bottle of cognac, and four roses for Poe. Last y...

    Forum | January 24, 2011

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