Marium Chandna Science & Technology Editor

Class of 2009


  • Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to speak at CMU for Summit

    As G20 fervor spreads to campus, the Carnegie Mellon community will have the opportunity to hear Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd give a special keynote address, followed by a panel discussion of policy experts. The prime minister’s address is scheduled to take place on Thursday in Rangos Hall in the University Center at 5 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. to allow guests to be seated.

    News | September 21, 2009
  • Gates Hillman Complex Dedicated at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill & 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 21, 2009
  • Penn. river endangered

    Laurel Hill Creek is a major source of clean drinking water and an ideal whitewater rafting spot; now it's among the top 10 on this year’s list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers. The stream has been nominated by the national advocacy non-profit group American Rivers and its partners, and is the seventh river on the list in America’s Most Endangered Rivers: 2009 edition, after the Saluda River ...

    News | April 13, 2009
  • U.S. shootings just as dangerous as terrorism?

    I just accepted the bribe of a multi-state summer trip across the U.S. from my parents in exchange for giving up in a long and hard battle for a once-promised solo vacation to Pakistan that they recently refused. While I would love to see more of the United States, what bothers me is the rationale behind their decision: “Pakistan is too unsafe for you to visit on your own.”

    Forum | April 13, 2009
  • Diplomat Robert Dry visits campus

    The turn of the century has seen phenomenal growth in youth political involvement, said Robert Dry, diplomat-in-residence at City College of New York, to students in the Global and International Relations program during a luncheon discussion on Thursday.

    News | April 6, 2009