Heather Tomko Contributing Editor

Class of 2010


  • State must triumph church if children’s safety questioned

    Lately, the news has been buzzing with information about the Yearning for Zion Ranch, a religious compound in Eldorado, Texas, after a 16-year-old girl called from inside the compound and claimed she was being abused by her 49-year-old husband.

    Forum | April 28, 2008
  • Campus News in Brief

    Meeting of the Minds to be held

    On Wednesday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Undergraduate Research Office (URO) will hold its annual Meeting of the Minds research symposium in the University Center.

    News | April 28, 2008
  • Brown prank incites admissions questions

    The faculty in the math department at Brown University received an e-mail April 1, just revealed to the media, that suggested a random admissions policy for 6 percent of the incoming first-year class. Professors were so amazed by the news that many of them failed to see the link at the end of the e-mail that led to an April Fools message. The fact that a number of professors believed the e-mail, ...

    News | April 28, 2008
  • US News rankings introduce new system of surveys and weighting

    U.S. News & World Report, traditionally the best-known source for ranking colleges, is considering some changes in its methodology and criteria for scoring schools throughout the nation.

    News | April 21, 2008
  • Campus News in Brief

    Professors receive NSF awards

    Three Carnegie Mellon researchers recently received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the most prestigious award for junior faculty given by the foundation.

    News | April 14, 2008