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Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University Partner to Create Extremist Hate Research Center
In response to the anti-Semitic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in 2018, Carnegie Melon University (CMU) President Emeritus Jared Cohon and University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg looked to prevent similar attacks. After a year of discussions with faculty members at both institutions, the idea for the Collaboratory Against Hate Research and Action Center was established.
March 29, 2021
In the Wake of Social Protests, Colleges and Universities Hire Chief Diversity Officers
In the wake of ongoing protests, followed by a string of police brutality cases against unarmed Black men and women in 2020, colleges and universities began spotlighting racial injustices on their campuses.
February 11, 2021
UAA Nixes Conference-Adopted Schedule
The University Athletic Association has decided to move away from a conference-adopted schedule. “Despite exceptional work over the last several weeks to develop [association] fall schedules that would provide substantial [association] competition in a manner that assumes no air travel and allows for bus travel only within limited distances and travel times, it has become […]
July 13, 2020
Many Faculty, Staff Ask Carnegie Mellon to Withdraw Selection of Richard Grenell
More than 200 Carnegie Mellon University faculty, staff and students have signed a letter asking the university to withdraw its selection of former Ambassador Richard Grenell as senior fellow, saying he has a “well-documented record of sexism and support for racist political movements.” Grenell is a former ambassador to Germany and former acting director of […]
June 23, 2020
Cybersecurity Expert Named President at Carnegie Mellon
PITTSBURGH – Carnegie Mellon University has named a cybersecurity expert as its new president. The Pittsburgh university of about 14,500 students has announced that Farnam Jahanian has been appointed the college’s 10th president. Jahanian joined the university in 2014 as vice president for research. He then served two years as the school’s provost and became […]
March 8, 2018
Leadership & Policy
Carnegie Mellon President Stepping Down After 4 Years
PITTSBURGH — Carnegie Mellon University’s president is stepping down after a little more than four years on the job. Subra Suresh says he’s resigning his post as of June 30. In an open letter to the campus community, he wrote that he and his wife had “reflected on the long-term commitment” required to implement the […]
June 1, 2017
Study Refutes Narrative of Mexican Immigrants Taking Jobs from Americans
Low-skilled Mexican-born workers did not strain the resources of major U.S. cities during the economic downturn, nor did they crowd out the low-skilled natives for remaining jobs.
January 7, 2016
American Colleges Expanding Campuses to Africa
Many business schools from the United States and Europe are now exploring a bold new frontier: Africa.
January 29, 2015
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