The 'bigger is better' myth
Supersize that Big Mac meal. Get that large ‘O’ fries.
And then, when you’re all done, try taking on America’s most megalithic, over-inflated company: the General Motors Corporation.Forum | May 1, 2006
The West Campus Gateway
The University will soon have a 5.6-acre hole to fill on campus — and they’re plugging it with an undertaking so large that even Henry Hornbostel, the school’s original architect, thought it too big to tackle.
The plug is the new Gates Center for Computer Science — along with a new 150-car garage and a west campus quad as well.
Estimated to finish by 2009, the project will cost an estimated $8...News | January 30, 2006
On April 10, 2004, I walked home to Neville Street with one ear to a cell phone, my old suitemate Bradford on the other end in Boston. Two years beforehand, we had both started shooting photos for The Tartan. After Brad had taken a year off to study in Nepal and Tibet, and after both of us had served stints as the paper’s photo editor, I was filling Brad in on the events that had happened over the...News | December 5, 2005
Gladiator contract $26.4 million
Carnegie Mellon University succeeded over Lockheed Martin this past week when researchers at CMU's Robotics Institute won a design and development contract from the U.S. government. CMU is now entering an age where investors are realizing that educational institutions can innovate just as well as ? or better than ? multinational corporations.Special | October 26, 2005
Tepper ranks third internationally for recruitment
Degrees from the Tepper School of Business just became much more valuable. The third most valuable, to be exact ? both in the country and in the world.
In their September 21 issue, The Wall Street Journal listed CMU?s Tepper School third in both the national and international categories for business school rankings. The rankings measured ?how appealing the schools are to recruiters ? the buyers o...Special | October 26, 2005