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  • Six degrees of Francis Bacon app receives NEH grant

    The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant has recently been awarded to Six Degrees of Francis Bacon, an app that traces the social constructs of the British early modern era. The app received the Digital Humanities Award of $325,000, which is one of 300 new grants bestowed by the NEH. With this grant, the already successful network now has the potential to grow even further and become ...

    News | August 19, 2016
  • Women face sexism even in Olympic games

    The 2016 Rio Olympics have certainly been notable for Americans, especially American women. From Simone Manuel becoming the first African American to win gold in an Olympic swimming event to Michelle Carter becoming the first American woman to win the shot put event, women came to Rio not just to win, but to make history. Despite all the success of women in the Olympics, sexism continues to rear i...

    Forum | August 19, 2016
  • University members prepare for the opening of Scott Hall

    The Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall is the most recent addition to the Carnegie Mellon campus. The new home for the Biomedical Engineering Department, Nano Fabrication, and Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, set to officially open on April 30, is by far one of the most uniquely designed buildings on campus. Nestled in the area between Wean and Hamerschlag Halls, Scott Hall’s glass...

    News | April 25, 2016
  • Carnival presents new changes and challenges

    This year’s Spring Carnival saw several changes in terms of layout and location. From the relocation of Midway to the College of Fine Arts (CFA) parking lot, to the rides being set up on CFA lawn, the 2016 Spring Carnival faced a new set of challenges. The chair of Spring Carnival Committee (SCC), senior mathematical sciences and computer science major Patrick Koenig spoke to The Tartan about the ...

    News | April 18, 2016
  • Understanding the impact of the Internet on news media

    On March 28, economist, Stanford professor, and long-term Microsoft consultant Susan Athey gave a lecture entitled “Impact of the Internet on the News Media.” In this lecture, Athey explained how in recent years there has been a loss of “good journalism” as blogs and aggregator sites like Google News have begun to grow. Readers are getting their information from many different sources, and only a ...

    News | April 4, 2016

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