Feature Stories from 2016-17
May 26, 2017
Success stories at Carnegie Mellon University are found in different forms. For graduating senior Tammy Luk, a diver on the women’s swimming and diving team, success is defined by time management.
April 27, 2017
One of the most unique traditions of any college is what Carnegie Mellon University refers to as “booth.” Booth is just one part of Spring Carnival that brings the entire campus community together and it’s unlike anything you’ll find across the nation.
March 30, 2017
Margaret Anne Smith grew up on the other side of the world in Hong Kong and Singapore and traveled on service trips throughout Asia. Now, as she gears up to finish her undergraduate and graduate degrees in four years at Carnegie Mellon University, she’ll be able to say she’s helped to develop a non-electric dental pump that has the potential to significantly impact dental care in developing countries.
February 28, 2017
When you set your mind to get something done, you work hard to make sure it happens. That’s how George Qian thinks. That’s what George Qian plans to do.
January 30, 2017
Junior sharp-shooting guard Ryan Maha is making his biggest impact off the court. The Tartans’ leading three-point shooter is helping underprivileged high school students to become entrepreneurs.
December 19, 2016
The motivation underlying the success Alex Pomerantz has enjoyed as a student-athlete at Carnegie Mellon University comes from his passion for the intersection of public policy and healthcare. A biological sciences and international relations and politics double major, Pomerantz plans to attend medical school next fall and hopes to work as both a clinician and researcher.
November 17, 2016
Student organizations are a big part of the Carnegie Mellon University experience, and one in particular has already made an impact on freshman women’s tennis student-athlete Karena Zhang and sophomore track and field student-athlete Peter Geyer. Both are members of the development committee for the Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival, while Zhang carries an additional role as head of marketing and public relations.
October 20, 2016
Lisa Murphy is the most accomplished women’s basketball player in Carnegie Mellon history. Period. But while her achievements on the court are certainly prolific, it is the work she’s done off the court that has made a lasting impact on the university and local communities.
September 29, 2016
Kimberly Klausing chose to attend Carnegie Mellon University because the institution was the right fit for her, with a strong reputation for academics, research and athletics. In Carnegie Mellon, she saw an opportunity to attend a university that stressed academics with the prospect to continue her swimming career.