Heather Tomko Contributing Editor

Class of 2010


  • Magic synthesizes Mexican culture

    Those who travel to Mexico looking for sandy beaches and bright sunshine might be a little surprised to learn what else can be found in some of the smaller of the country’s towns — a thriving population of witches and warlocks, for example.

    Forum | April 7, 2008
  • University receives accreditation

    It is good to know that our 10th-highest tuition in the country is not going to waste. Carnegie Mellon was reaccredited last month by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, confirming that the university meets the commission’s standards for accreditation.

    News | March 31, 2008
  • University tuition now 10th in U.S.

    The value of a Carnegie Mellon education will rise even higher this coming school year — in tuition and fees, at least. Incoming first-years will be paying the 10th-highest college tuition in the nation for the 2008–2009 school year.

    The price list was made by The Chronicle of Education, which annually ranks colleges and universities nationwide based on their tuitions and fees.

    News | March 3, 2008
  • Tepper professor dies

    Professor John “Jack” Reinecke Thorne died Feb. 13 at the age of 81 while vacationing with his wife, Helen, in the Cayman Islands. Thorne was a key founder of the entrepreneurship program at the Tepper School of Business and served as the David T. and Lindsay J. Morgenthaler Emeritus Professor of Entrepreneurship until 2005.

    News | February 25, 2008
  • Colleges gossip online

    Hello there, Upper East Siders — or is it upperclassmen? It seems that Gossip Girl has a rival in the new Juicy Campus (www.juicycampus.com), a website that dishes out all the latest gossip for more than 50 college campuses across the nation.

    News | February 18, 2008