Alexandra Riedl Assistant News Editor

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  • Campus mourns death of former student, Matthew Tembo

    Carnegie Mellon lost one of its former students on March 6. Matthew Tembo, 22, was a student at Carnegie Mellon during the 2007–2008 academic year, and was most recently a student at the University of Pittsburgh in Greensburg.

    News | March 22, 2010
  • Carnegie Mellon professor, alumni collaborate to develop garden

    Carnegie Mellon professor of art Bob Bingham, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon alumni Robin Hewlett and Ally Reeves, has created One Mile Garden, a community initiative in York, Ala. One Mile Garden will provide residents with opportunities for education and better health. The creators will work with locals to establish garden sites and to develop a program for growing healthy food.

    News | March 1, 2010
  • Researchers develop custom electric cars

    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute have converted a 2001 Scion xB into an electric commuter vehicle that will serve as a test bed for a new community-based approach to electric vehicle design, conversion, and operations.

    News | November 23, 2009
  • New additions to Homecoming debut this year

    To students, Homecoming Weekend means getting a free T-shirt or Tartan towel, socializing, getting a hot cup of chili, and watching the football game. To alumni, Homecoming Weekend signifies Alumni Weekend, reconnecting with old classmates over dinner, and seeing how much the school has progressed. But this year, Homecoming is much, much more.
    Homecoming was given a complete makeover this year wi...

    News | November 2, 2009
  • Campus News in Brief

    Scribble for SPIRIT Song

    This Tuesday, Oct. 27, SPIRIT Song will host a writing session entitled Scribble Sessions, where students can express themselves creatively on paper in a stress-free environment.

    News | October 26, 2009