Claire Morgenstern Contributing Editor
Title: University Lecture Series Journeys Lecture — “Getting the sign right . . .”
The Basics: Francis McMichael, the Walter J. Blenko senior professor of environmental engineering, will discuss his work. Since he joined the Carnegie Mellon community in 1967, McMichael’s research has focused on applying material and traditional engineering-based approaches to solve environmentally-based probl...News | April 27, 2009
Technology, media changes lead to poor job outlook
In the not-too-distant past, I joined the Facebook group “I picked a major I like, and one day will be living in a box” and laughed a little to myself about how clever it was.
Well, who’s laughing now?Forum | April 27, 2009
Title: University Lecture Series — “Cultivating the Spirit: College and the Search for Meaning”News | April 20, 2009
Title: University Lecture Series — “Brecht at Sea and in America”
The Basics: Holger Teschke will describe the journey to the United States of exiled German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his experience in Hollywood upon his arrival. In 1941, Brecht took a journey from Vladivostok in the Soviet Union across the Pacific Ocean to San Pedro, Calif.
When: Today at 5 p.m.News | April 13, 2009
Title: University Lecture Series — “Where'd You Get Those?”
The Basics: Bobbito Garcia — writer, DJ, entertainer, and sneaker expert — will discuss the significance of sneakers in urban culture.
Garcia will also talk about his role as a leader in urban culture and the development of sneaker culture in sports, fashion, music, dance, television, and video games.News | April 6, 2009