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  • Former steel mill forges new beginning with groundbreaking

    Hundreds gathered on Monday, Nov. 20, at the site of an abandoned steel factory. The event, however, was not meant to honor Pittsburgh’s past but instead to mark the beginning of a new development at the location. Carnegie Mellon University is set to lease two floors of the new building, which will be built in the Hazelwood neighborhood inside the frame of Jones and Laughlin Steel Company’s Mill 1...

    News | December 4, 2017
  • Mona Chalabi discusses illustrations that allow people to both connect and engage with data

    We have a tendency to think of data as concrete, as being something that communicates some kind of exact and empirical truth, just because we have found a way to quantify the world around us. However, communicating the uncertainties that come with every dataset is one of the challenges that purveyors of data journalism face today. Mona Chalabi, Data Editor for The Guardian US, has found one way to...

    News | November 20, 2017
  • Mayor Peduto re-elected, Mundy secures Supreme court seat

    Students registered to vote in Pennsylvania cast their ballots this past Tuesday in the Connan room for local and statewide offices, as well as two Pennsylvania ballot measures. Though local Democrats fared well, Republicans made gains in some statewide races.

    News | November 13, 2017
  • Laura Chinchilla shares her hopes for Latin America’s future

    Though Laura Chinchilla, former president of Costa Rica, has spent fourteen years in public office and only one year as a fellow at Georgetown University, the tone struck in her talk on Wednesday, Nov. 1, was decidedly more professorial than political. This event, sponsored by the Center for International Relations and Politics, the Office of Government Relations, and the Department of Modern Lang...

    News | November 6, 2017
  • Heinz College Dean Krishnan elected to top spot at INFORMS

    Dr. Ramayya Krishnan, Dean of Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, was elected as the 25th President of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Board of Directors. This move, announced on Oct. 13, means that Dean Krishnan will spend the next two years as president-elect of the INFORMS board of directors before spending a year...

    News | October 30, 2017