Marium Chandna Science & Technology Editor

Class of 2009


  • SciTech Briefs

    Facebook simplifies sharing

    At Facebook’s annual conference last week, Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s co-founder and CEO, announced the launch of “Open Graph” — an interactive social tool that will collect information about a person’s Facebook activities, such as the websites they visit and their favorite news stories or music, and share it with their Facebook friends.

    SciTech | April 26, 2010
  • Fareed Zakaria speaks at Heinz

    Fareed Zakaria, CNN host and editor of Newsweek International, opened the Pittsburgh Middle East Institute’s second annual conference last Wednesday at the Carnegie Music Hall.

    News | October 26, 2009
  • Eastern women harmed more than helped by Western media

    In the past, violence against women in South Asia and the Middle East was largely taken as an inevitable part of life. Eastern women were often not just victims of abuse at home, but also criticized by their Western counterparts for being passive and poor portraits of feminism.

    Forum | October 5, 2009
  • Gates commends Carnegie Mellon’s ambition and advancements

    Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and chairman of Microsoft Corp., dedicated the Gates Center for Computer Science to the future of technological progress at Carnegie Mellon.

    “It is an honor and privilege to be involved with Carnegie Mellon,” said Gates in a keynote address to students and faculty. A ribbon-cutting ceremony followed the address.

    News | September 28, 2009
  • Rudd speaks of global cooperation

    As part of the G20 events on Carnegie Mellon’s campus, Kevin Rudd, prime minister of the Commonwealth of Australia, delivered a keynote address to the campus community last Thursday. The prime minister was among the 20 heads of state present in the city to discuss issues pertinent to global economic recovery.

    News | September 28, 2009