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  • New students find home at Residence

    As students arrived at Carnegie Mellon last week, about 90 first-years moved into a new dorm, the Residence on Fifth, located at 4700 Fifth Ave. The latest addition to the Oakland community, the Residence has been favorably received for its “spaciousness, newness, and welcoming atmosphere,” according to Dawn Wang, the community advisor for the Residence. Nicknames such as “the Res” and “the Ritz” ...

    News | August 23, 2010
  • Campus News in Brief

    EPA honors green purchases

    The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership, started in April 2006, tracks colleges and universities with the highest green power purchases among collegiate athletic conferences.

    News | April 26, 2010
  • Service award to honor ‘Carnegie Heroes’

    Have you ever had an experience with a true “hero” on campus, whether in the classroom, on a service project, or in your daily life? With the new Carnegie Heroes Program, sponsored by student government and Carnegie Mellon’s service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, now is your chance to recognize the heroes in your life. “We will be distributing applications in the next week and asking students to tel...

    News | April 12, 2010
  • Campus News in Brief

    The Comet and the Tornado

    News | April 5, 2010
  • International film festival explores global responsibility

    From March 25 until April 4, the Carnegie Mellon Humanities Center and the Pittsburgh Foundation are sponsoring the “Faces of Globalization” International Film Festival in conjunction with the Humanities Center theme of “Global Connections, Global Responsibilities.” Various lectures and the festival itself will work to define globalization. One of the lectures actually took place the day before th...

    Pillbox | March 29, 2010