Zachary Goldstein

Class of 2020

Articles

  • Carnegie Mellon responds to Trump's immigrant ban

    On Friday, Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order halting the U.S. refugee resettlement program for 120 days, putting an end to the resettling of Syrian refugees in the U.S. indefinitely, and banning citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East and North Afric...

    News | February 13, 2017
  • New add/drop policy limits student choice

    The Academic Policies and Practices (APP) Working Group of the Task Force on the CMU Experience recently proposed new policies regarding overloading on units and course dropping/withdrawal deadlines. The policies, despite being well-int...

    Forum | January 30, 2017
  • Richard Thaler discusses the importance of behavioral economics

    Richard Thaler, one of the most accomplished behavioral economists in the world, came to Carnegie Mellon on Thursday to give a lecture on “The Past, Present, and Future” of his field of study. In the talk, Thaler described his debates with skeptics of behavioral economics, illustrated fascinating examples of human irrationality, and outlined his vision for improving economics by making the field m...

    News | December 5, 2016
  • Understanding which factors affected CMU voters in election

    The Tartan conducted two exit surveys on Election Day: an online survey of Carnegie Mellon undergraduates and an in-person survey of people who voted on campus. Both surveys revealed overwhelming support for Hillary Clinton. However, possibly due to hesitancy among Donald Trump supporters to reveal their preferences in person, Trump fared significantly better in the online survey.

    News | November 14, 2016
  • Why does Carnegie Mellon struggle to help low-income students?

    Most Carnegie Mellon students have some idea of where our school falls on the leading college rankings. Carnegie Mellon publishes on its website that many of its programs like Computer Science, Engineering, Drama, and Business are ranked in the top ten nationwide. However, few Carnegie Mellon students are aware that we do quite poorly on another college ra...

    News | October 31, 2016

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