Carnegie Mellon alum makes Jeopardy! history
Answer: Carnegie Mellon alumnus and creator of Jeopardy! history. Question: Who is Scott Weiss?News | March 26, 2007
With winter break coming soon and the holiday mood building, here are some stats about the holiday season:
Percentage of total department store sales in 2005 that took place in December: 14
Percentage of consumers who wait for sales before buying Christmas gifts: 24
Average amount spent by American households on Christmas gifts in 2005: $870News | December 4, 2006
Women's Leadership Profile: Jamie Moroco
Rho Lambda, a leadership and honor society for sorority women, features individuals in a Women’s Leadership Series based on their contributions to campus life and their achievements as role models in the Carnegie Mellon and greater Pittsburgh communities. Jamie Moroco is the organization’s current honoree.News | November 6, 2006
Student recognized for heroism
Benjamin Saks had a rocky month last February. The architecture fourth-year’s car broke down, two of his tires were slashed, and he was shot in the hand after helping a police officer arrest a criminal.
“What’s worse was that my architecture project deadline was very close,” he said.
Such is the life of a hero.News | October 9, 2006
CMU researches Facebook privacy as site goes global
College students may soon receive a surprising e-mail in their inboxes: “Your mom has added you as a friend on Facebook.”
Shortly after confronting a strong protest against its “News Feed” feature, the creators of the previously exclusive social networking site Facebook have announced plans to open the site’s doors to everyone in the Internet community.News | September 18, 2006