Nora Mattson Chief Technology Officer
OnePGH and the future of Pittsburgh
On Thursday, April 29, Mayor Bill Peduto announced that Pittsburgh’s largest nonprofits plan to invest $115 million in his much-discussed OnePGH initiative. Among the commitments was $4 million over the span of five years from Carnegie Mellon, which would be directed towards programming for arts, entrepreneurship, and education as well as administration of the fund.
Large nonprofit institution...News | May 12, 2021
The Tartan Elections Guide
This upcoming Tuesday marks the end of a campaign season that began long before this tumultuous year. It may have slipped your mind that there is anything on the ballot other than the presidential race this year, but there certainly is. For those students registered in Pittsburgh who haven’t voted early this year, no fear: The Tartan has a guide for what contested races you might see on your ballo...News | November 1, 2020
Student Body President candidate: Zeke Maroclo-Kemmerling
Improving student experience with stress and mental health has motivated much of the work that Zeke Maroclo-Kemmerling, a junior majoring in Biological Physics, has done in Student Senate. After seeing David Cresswell’s effort at quantifying aspects of the student experience in the Life@CMU study, Maroclo-Kemmerling chose to join Student Senate via a vacancy election to help with these issues, whi...News | April 8, 2020
CMU’s largest hackathon, TartanHacks, held on Valentine’s Day
More than 400 students participants signed up for TartanHacks, committing themselves to a 24-hour-long hackathon beginning on Valentine’s Day. Though the emcees at the opening ceremony “guaranteed” that none of these participants would be single by the end of the Feb. 14 - 15 competition, the only certain outcome was the 51 projects that were submitted the next day.News | February 17, 2020
CMU undergrad selected to be on college Jeopardy!
I’ll take “Cool Things that We Learned About Last Monday” for $2,000, Alex.
This Carnegie Mellon senior in civil and environmental engineering is competing in the upcoming Jeopardy! college tournament.
Who is Emma Farrell, who might be better known to some on campus for her work as a Head Orientation Counselor and General Manager at WRCT?News | February 10, 2020