Nora Mattson Chief Technology Officer
CMU’s largest hackathon, TartanHacks, held on Valentine’s Day
More than 400 students participants signed up for TartanHacks, committing themselves to a 24-hour-long hackathon beginning on Valentine’s Day. Though the emcees at the opening ceremony “guaranteed” that none of these participants would be single by the end of the Feb. 14 - 15 competition, the only certain outcome was the 51 projects that were submitted the next day.News | February 17, 2020
CMU undergrad selected to be on college Jeopardy!
I’ll take “Cool Things that We Learned About Last Monday” for $2,000, Alex.
This Carnegie Mellon senior in civil and environmental engineering is competing in the upcoming Jeopardy! college tournament.
Who is Emma Farrell, who might be better known to some on campus for her work as a Head Orientation Counselor and General Manager at WRCT?News | February 10, 2020
Task force on campus climate present their five initial recommendations
In a campus-wide email on Friday, Nov. 8, President Farnam Jahanian shared recommendations from the more-than-a-year-long inquiry from the Task Force on Campus Climate, which was tasked last year with finding ways to improve inclusion, diversity and equity at Carnegie Mellon.News | November 25, 2019
Trump, delivering Shale Insight keynote, met with both protest and support
Pittsburgh sits on the Marcellus Shale, one of the largest deposits of natural gas in the United States. This past Wednesday, President Trump delivered the keynote address at Shale Insight, a conference hosted by the Marcellus Shale Coalition, the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association.News | October 28, 2019
Citing Palantir’s ICE contracts, students protest campus talk
This past Wednesday, a group of students gathered outside Palantir’s tech talk, held in the Gates-Hillman Center’s Rashid Auditorium. Some students came to participate in the recruitment event, others were there to join the national #NoTechForICE movement by protesting the recruitment event.News | October 7, 2019