CMU Dining Spotlight: Community Kitchen Pittsburgh

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

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It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways to Unwind this Finals Season

With finals approaching, it’s hard 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 your brain a break … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways to Unwind this Finals Season