Michael Kahn

Class of 2012


  • Secretary of Commerce stresses exports in CMU talk

    In a visit that reinforced the themes of President Barack Obama’s recent State of the Union address, U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson spoke in the Gates Center last Wednesday morning to a room of about 60 invited guests. Bryson’s remarks focused on innovation in manufacturing and restoring America’s manufacturing competitiveness in the world economy.

    News | February 6, 2012
  • Editor's note on TheTartan.org's comments

    We at The Tartan pride ourselves on supporting all individuals’ rights to freely and openly express themselves without censorship, including in the comments we allow on this website. The discussion that normally occurs at TheTartan.org is respectful and reflective of our university community and readership. However, the recent hateful speech and obscene language that has filled the comment space o...

    News | December 5, 2011
  • Zuckerberg’s closed speech is hypocritical

    In the last decade, no one has shaped our culture’s understanding of privacy more than Mark Zuckerberg. He has created a phenomenally successful online service that makes it normal for us to post every detail of our personal information for our friends, families, and the world to see.

    Forum | November 7, 2011
  • 2011 Alumni Achievement Award winner profiles

    Nikhil Balram
    E ’86, ’88, ’92

    Nikhil Balram is president and CEO of Ricoh Technologies, Inc. He is a recognized leader in the field of video and display technologies, having previously been an executive at several display companies. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon.

    Daniel M. Fawcett
    TPR ’88

    Special | October 24, 2011
  • Game developer Will Wright discusses benefits of failing

    TT: One thing that Randy Pausch is famous for around here is the First Penguin Award — which is in a way rewarding failure and rewarding big risks. In your experiences, how have you seen payoffs for taking risks, and what have you learned from things you’ve worked on that haven’t turned out the way you thought they would?

    Pillbox | September 12, 2011

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