Sabrina Porter Contributing Editor
Foreign grad applications to U.S. schools increase
For many foreign graduate students, the campuses of American universities have become their new backyards. According to the April 2007 figures from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), foreign graduate applications to American universities are continuing their upward trend.News | April 23, 2007
Thursday through Saturday, the annual Spring Carnival transformed Carnegie Mellon’s campus. Here, statistics to mark Carnival 2007:
Number of booths on Midway: 31
Greek organizations participating in the booth competition: 10
Number of hours during which students could order fried Oreos: 29
Number of penguins and dragons featured on rides: 10
Number of buggy teams: 12News | April 23, 2007
Crime & Incident
April 16, 2007
at 2:37 a.m.
University Police received a call reporting vehicles blocking the roadway on Tech Street. Police advised the caller that buggy participants had permits allowing them to occupy the road from midnight to 6 a.m. all week.
April 16, 2007
at 3:15 a.m.News | April 23, 2007
Crime and Incident
April 8, 2007
at 1:10 a.m.
Police received a call reporting loud music coming from a Margaret Morrison apartment. The caller reported that people were coming in and out of the apartment and suspected that a party was taking place. University Police arrived at the apartment and issued the residents a warning.
April 9, 2007
at 4:56 a.m.News | April 16, 2007
U.S. News ranking error bumps university from top 10
Last week, colleges and universities learned that the college rankings released annually by U.S. News & World Report, which have gained such authority in the past few years that they can make or break a school's reputation, are not always the golden word. In the magazine’s 2008 issue of Best Graduate Schools, Carnegie Mellon’s graduate electrical and computer engineering program was misranked, c...News | April 16, 2007