Madelyn Glymour Contributing Editor
Byron, Kelly share politics
Former Congresswomen Beverly Byron (D–Md.) and Sue Kelly (R–N.Y.) visited Carnegie Mellon last week as part of the Congress to Campus program.
Byron and Kelly spoke with a group of about two dozen Carnegie Mellon and local high school students about the side of elected office that they say voters do not understand.News | November 14, 2011
Campus News in Brief
Associate professor chosen to serve Steering Committee
Alex London, associate professor of philosophy and acclaimed expert in bioethics, has been selected to serve on the International Commission on Missing Persons’ (ICMP) Steering Committee on Forensic Science Programs.News | November 7, 2011
Joe Biden speaks at Pitt on student loan debt
Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd of over 300 people at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday that the government must ease the burden of debt on college students.News | November 7, 2011
Committee reveals Carnival 2012 theme
The Spring Carnival Committee announced the 2012 Carnival theme, As Seen On TV, at the Tartans’ Cèilidh Weekend football game last Saturday.News | October 31, 2011
Atlantic editor discusses poetry
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a senior editor for The Atlantic, spoke at Carnegie Mellon last Wednesday about the importance of poetry in writing.
Coates spoke as part of the English department’s Adamson Awards Speakers series. The Adamson series draws speakers from many areas of writing; Coates is this year’s non-fiction speaker.News | October 31, 2011