Michael R. Fitzgerald

Class of 2009


  • Campus news in brief

    According to a January 10 press release by the [ITAL]Journal of Blacks in Higher Education[ITAL], Carnegie Mellon’s black student graduation rate is 67 percent, the lowest among top universities. In contrast, the [ITAL]Journal[ITAL] reported a 84 percent graduation rate for white students. The report was a follow-up to an article in the publication’s fall issue on black student enrollment at top A...

    News | January 22, 2007
  • Professor receives grant to research book

    The bad news is that associate history professor Scott Sandage will be on sabbatical next year. The good news is that he’ll be spending the time doing research for a new book, thanks to a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH).

    News | January 22, 2007
  • Black students opt out of CMU

    Despite dogged efforts by the Office of Admissions, diversity is down at Carnegie Mellon this year.

    The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (JBHE) published its 14th annual survey of first-year blacks at the nation’s highest-ranked universities and liberal arts colleges; Carnegie Mellon posted significant declines in two population areas.

    News | December 4, 2006
  • International Festival

    Last week, Carnegie Mellon’s University Center was turned into a world of international exploration—with a free lunch included. Running from Thursday to Saturday, the 16th annual International Festival “Body, Mind, and Spirit: Prescriptions for Global Health” exposed students to dozens of cultures with over 40 campus events.

    News | November 6, 2006
  • Nation’s cybersecurity chief returns to CMU

    After two years and a questionable $19,577,602 in salaries and contracts, the nation’s cybersecurity chief is returning to Carnegie Mellon.

    News | October 9, 2006