‘Tis the season for gingerbread men, holiday preparation, gift-giving…and finals. Most of us are wanting a fast-forward button that skips over the end of the semester and straight into winter break, but unfortunately, we must finish off strong regardless of whatever offers or admissions we may have that are waiting for us. Get a Chrome […]
The PhD Program is hosting a Toys for Tots TEA on December 7, for the 2017 Toys for Tots drive to help spread hope and cheer for children during the holiday season! Last year, the school’s fantastic effort managed to fill 6 boxes! We hope to see continued support for the program and it’s recipients. […]
Congratulations to Elizabeth Campbell, Alessandro Iorio, and Zijun Shi who have been chosen as 2017-18 Presidential Fellows in the Tepper School. The CMU Presidential Fellowship initiative started a few years ago. Elizabeth, Alessandro, and Zijun are this year’s recipients. Previous fellows are listed on the plaque behind them, and also on the Student Awards web […]
Giving Tuesday is a huge day for many organizations including Tepper. While organizations make a big push for donations on this day, this was an important day for the Class of 2018 Gift Campaign. Our goal is to be the first class to ever reach 100% participation. When we launched our campaign last month, we […]
Congratulations to Tepper School Ph.D. student Nikhil Malik for winning the Best Student Paper Award for his paper “When Does Beauty Pay? A Large Scale Image Based Appearance Analysis on Career Transitions” at Conference on Information Systems and Technologies at INFORMS.
A diverse group of leaders composed of undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, and faculty members of the Carnegie Mellon community come together to combat campus issues and brainstorm new ways to enhance the CMU experience!
This past Thanksgiving weekend, the Carnegie Mellon Basketball team hosted their annual DoubleTree Invitational tournament. Chatham University, Baruch College, University of Mary Washington, and Carnegie Mellon University competed for first place. On Saturday, Baruch played Mary Washington and Chatham played Carnegie Mellon for a spot in the championship game. We ended up beating Chatham 80-53 […]
As we’re all approaching the end of this semester, I am drawn to reflect on the experiences I’ve had during my first semester here at Carnegie Mellon as an international undergraduate student.
As a new member of the Tartan Student Fund, I was excited to engage in something novel and different from clubs of my high school. Tartan Student Fund was just that. The club consists of groups of team members working together to pitch various stocks of their choice to the entirety of the fund, with […]
‘Tis the season for Common Application. High school seniors everywhere are frantically applying to colleges and are all faced with one grappling question: “What do you want to do with your life?” Growing up, I was so sure I wanted to become a medical doctor, just like all of my uncles. I would go through […]
One of the Tepper PhD student’s more recent traditions: Hallo-Wine! Combining Halloween hi-jinx with wine tasting. Tons of fun!
Congratulations to the CMU INFORMS Student Chapter for winning the INFORMS 2017 Student Chapter Annual Magna cum laude Award!
Mental health is a daunting topic yet something I am passionate about. In the spring semester, CMU put up big posters with prompts such as “CMU Stress Culture Doesn’t Exist. Thoughts?” where students could put their thoughts. Additionally, former president Subra Suresh had talked about expanding Counseling and Psychological Services, CaPS, so that it is […]
A perspective on diversity weekend 2016, from class of 2019 MBA candidate Ben Strickhouser: I was lucky enough to be invited to attend Diversity Weekend because of my military service in the U.S. Navy. Diversity Weekend was my first visit to Tepper. At this point in my MBA search I had already visited all […]