Sarah Zakrajsek

Class of 2013

Articles

  • Feminist group shares new views on abortion

    The U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means granted an extension last Thursday on consideration of H.R. 3, a bill titled the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. This is a hot-button issue that could permanently prohibit the public funding of abortion in the United States.

    News | March 21, 2011
  • Statistically Speaking

    Chocolate has a long history. In the fourth century the Mayan civilization worshiped the cocoa plant, while the Aztecs later used cocoa beans as currency and valued it as an aphrodisiac. Christopher Columbus was the first European to discover cocoa beans in 1502, but it wasn’t until 26 years later that Hernán Cortés first brought cocoa beans to Spain from the New World. Here are some other interes...

    News | February 14, 2011
  • Visualization technology improves lab experience

    By May 2011, Carnegie Mellon’s civil and environmental engineering (CEE) department will be home to the IBM Smarter Infrastructure Lab. The lab will be comprised of three main components: a high-end analytics and computing center known as the “Cloud,” a videoconference collaboration lab, and the CAVE, a fully immersive, three-dimensional interactive environment. The videoconference lab will enhanc...

    News | February 14, 2011
  • Lecture Previews

    “The Economic Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

    Today at 5 p.m.
    Rangos Hall

    News | January 17, 2011
  • Society of Women Engineers receives award and recognition

    The Carnegie Mellon chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) received the gold award for “Outstanding Collegiate Section” two weeks ago at the SWE national conference in Orlando, Fla. The Carnegie Mellon SWE chapter was one of only two collegiate sections to receive this recognition for its “outstanding overall program” for the 2009–2010 year.

    News | November 15, 2010

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