David E. Chen Staffwriter

Class of 2010


  • The different faces of race

    Approximately 24 percent of Carnegie Mellon’s undergraduate student population identifies itself as Asian-American or Pacific Islander, according to recent statistics from Carnegie Mellon’s department of Institutional Research & Analysis. The new data marks a 0.7 percent increase in this figure since fall 2003. In comparison, all other minorities combined make up less than 11 percent.

    News | January 29, 2007
  • Website sheds new light on traffic fatalities

    This past week, Carnegie Mellon researchers unveiled an interactive website, Traffic STATS, that shows how the number of traffic fatalities in the U.S. varies across different categories, including age and time of day.

    SciTech | January 29, 2007
  • Pittsburgh Google office opens

    For those searching for something new in the Steel City, Google has an answer.

    Google officially opened its Pittsburgh engineering office, Google Pittsburgh, on November 17.

    News | December 4, 2006
  • How Things Work: Electronic Voting Machines

    Tomorrow, voters across the country will cast their ballots and decide which political candidates will take which offices. But things will be a little different this year for the area’s voters: They will be using new electronic touchscreen devices. Electronic voting machines are steadily replacing traditional paper and mechanical ballots across the country.

    SciTech | November 6, 2006
  • Student assaulted with gun at Theta Xi

    A man assaulted a student, produced a gun, and threatened to shoot two other students during a social event at the Theta Xi house on October 29 around 1 a.m. The man was unaffiliated with the university, according to a University Police crime alert issued on October 31.

    News | November 6, 2006