Although it didn't make the CMU Bucket List, a special gem right at the corner of campus is The Frame Gallery—a student-run exhibition space for art, performance, and research-based projects. Your student won't want to miss these cutting-edge, interdisciplinary works created and curated by their own peers. And, if they so desire, all students are … Continue reading Add This to Your List: Visit the Frame Gallery!
Community Kitchen Pittsburgh is a non-profit foundation that provides culinary training and job placement services to adults who face employment barriers. Launched in 2013, CKP helps people train for higher than entry-level positions, and the food the trainees prepare serves local schools and institutions. As an initiative, CKP is able to provide benefits at multiple levels … Continue reading CMU Dining Spotlight: Community Kitchen Pittsburgh
The CMU Pantry is committed to reducing hunger among students by providing nutritious food for free; improved food accessibility means an overall healthier campus community that can flourish. Brought to fruition by the Graduate Student Assembly’s Basic Needs Working Group and the Campus Food Insecurity Committee, the pantry opened on November 9, 2018 and served … Continue reading Visiting the CMU Pantry
At Carnegie Mellon University, it’s no surprise that students are career-oriented. What many fail to recognize, however, is the abundance of skills to be gained from working campus jobs, even if they’re not major-specific!
Does your student appreciate their Carnegie Mellon University community and connections? Are they looking to take on a more active, leadership role? The duties of an RA include facilitating a welcoming environment, connecting with fellow students, and learning valuable life and professional skills. Read on to hear from current RAs, and see if this position … Continue reading Is Your Student an Active Community Member? Learn About Becoming a Resident Assistant!
With finals approaching, it can be hard for students to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways For Your Student to Unwind this Finals Season
Here at Carnegie Mellon University, we are lucky to have many distinguished veterans who have joined our community as students, staff and faculty.