The 2018 PhD Student/Faculty Picnic is a wrap! Full house! Thanks to everyone for coming out, and thanks especially to Lawrence, John, and Laila for making it a great success. This year’s picnic shirt, featuring the brand new Tepper logo on the front, and a classy, understated nod to CMU on the back, just below […]
Of all the semesters I have had at Carnegie Mellon, this past one was by far the busiest. Hopefully yours wasn’t as hectic. But now it’s time to relax and unwind because summer is here! Internships, jobs, vacations, and family get-togethers are just a few of the things that go on during this wonderful time. […]
Last Saturday April 28, residents of Stever House gathered for one of its last large community event – Stever Speaks. Stever House is a first-year residence hall community on campus. More notably it is also known as the “Green House” as it is the first residence hall in the US to be LEED certified. Its […]
On Friday March 3, CMU Dining Services organized a screening and panel discussion of the documentary film “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” as part of a series of events celebrating National Nutrition Month (NNM) for the month of March. Director of Dining Pascal Petter and Legume Bistro co-owner and chef Trevett Hooper as […]
We have less than seven weeks left in the semester! I know that it has been a tiring and stressful year and summer break is something many of us are looking forward to even if we have an internship or summer job. If you are still dreading the upcoming weeks, here are a list of […]
This is the PhD lounge at the Tepper School of Business which serves a number of purposes. The Tepper School of Business is housed in a building whose plan is among the strangest when it comes to buildings, or most other things for that matter. The entire school has two structures, the Posner Hall and […]
Last Wednesday, TEDxCMU hosted their first event of the year. At the event, the audience saw a diverse group of students speak about a variety of subjects.
Jean Daniel Haddad’s spoke about how telling a young boy to “be a man” or “man up” could be a terrible impression for their young minds. When they are taught only to succeed and conquer and fear rejection, this can result in the negative effects that we are now seeing in mainstream media and even on campus. Eugene Leventhal’s speech focused on the innovation of technology and how it may be disruptive to the way we see ourselves and our relationships with one another. Drawing upon his personal experiences, he explained that we should combat this by knowing the tools that are at our disposal. This could include elements such as personality, mindfulness, creativity, and so on. Bharath Prabhu spoke about how the small detail of Singapore’s housing guidelines made him a proud Singaporean. Expanding on this small detail, he spoke more about the importance of creating good and equal societies to inspire the younger generation. Finally, Nikita Rupani drew upon her personal experiences of playing soccer with the boys to show how she overcame gender boundaries in a middle eastern country and the lessons she learned from it.
This mini event is only a preview for the main event on Sunday, April 1st, so be on the lookout for more information to come!
Earlier this month Student Affairs Wellness Initiatives organized a talk led by Dr. Jeremy Hunter, Founding Director of the Executive Mind Leadership Institute and Associate Professor at the Peter F. Drucker School of Management. Dr. Hunter talked about how to cultivate mindfulness in the workplace and in one’s daily lives. He emphasized the importance of […]