Melissa Horne (BS 2005, MBA 2005) was recently named to the Alumni Board.
Horne is a VP and Wealth Planner at Fidelity Investments, where she helps families with complex financial planning, investment strategy, and generational wealth transfer.
We are thrilled to have Horne join the Alumni Board to help provide opportunities to engage, educate, and connect alumni to the school and each other. Welcome aboard!
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From his first day on campus as a Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon student, alumnus Matt Marietti aimed to a cool study spot on campus – and this fall, he opened the sixth location of his coffee and tea café De Fer Coffee & Tea inside Hunt Library: https://bit.ly/3Qk0Vdg
2022 also brought the launch a new office to support open source research, a part-time accelerated MBA program through the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon and installed Deans of the College of Fine Arts and College of Engineering.
Each improvement to the CMU campus and experience helps to support our students in their varied endeavors. This support allows students to harness their passion and drive to bring new programs to campus, including the recent Lullaby Project collaboration with Allegheny Health Network where students were able to create musical therapy experiences for new parents.
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The judges, Tim Derdenger, Michael Degnan, and Raveesh Dewan had a fruitful time witnessing how students were able to come up with solutions that not only showcased the art of the possible, but also provided insights to the problem. They were delighted to see various outstanding business proposals that were showcased in the competition.
As we aim to create a community of forward-thinking innovators and drive enterprise innovation with emerging technologies, we hope that the incredible projects presented in this year's TIC event will inspire more students and innovators to take on challenges and continue to make future dreams a reality.
Join us to congratulate the winners and also the teams that made it to the finals!
🏆 First place: University of Washington Foster School of Business:
Sohara Mehroze Shachi, Rakib Ibnay Hossain, Debbie Oppong-Asumang, Chandana Devaraja
🏆 Second place: University of Washington Foster School of Business:
Biswesh Anupam Panda, Disha Nanda, Ni Zhang, Yotam Horowitz
🏆 Third place: UCLA Anderson School of Management:
Rohan Roy, David Chen, Jessica Bae, Anmol Kumaar
🏆 Finalists: Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon:
Srishti Mishra, Soroosh Demooei
🏆 Finalists: UCLA Anderson School of Management:
🏆Finalists: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School:
Abhishek Bhaduri, Oluwaseun Yusuff, Marvin Diaz, Brett Brewster
Good job, change-makers!
During Global Entrepreneurship Week, Pitt students have the opportunity to assist Food Recovery Heroes in their food rescues by either 1) recovering excess food from Forbes Street Market and transporting it to the The Pitt Pantry or 2) wrapping surplus food from Einstein’s and Pitt cafes that will be donated to various organizations in Oakland.
The Pitt food recoveries will be taking place at these locations on the following days/times during GEW:
🍇 November 15, 3:30 PM – Forbes Street Market
🍖 November 16, 4:00 PM – Posvar Loading Dock
🍔 November 17, 3:30 PM – Forbes Street Market
🥕 November 18, 3:00 PM – Posvar Loading Dock
Students must join Food Recovery Heroes’ emailing list to sign up for one of these four recoveries. Additionally, students must watch an assigned food safety video, sign the food safety declaration form, and complete a video comprehension quiz prior to arriving for their scheduled shift.
Join their email list to sign up for upcoming food recoveries at https://hubs.li/Q01q_zYb0.
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Melissa Horne (BS 2005, MBA 2005) was recently named to the Alumni Board.
Linda Argote, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at , coauthored a recent study that sheds light on the vital role of communication and expertise within organizations revealing their impact on group performance.
The Jewish Healthcare Foundation recently featured Jim Jen, who was named director of the Corporate Startup Lab (CSL), a joint initiative between the CMU Swartz Center and CMU's Tepper School of Business.
He was also named a distinguished service professor of entrepreneurship, stepping down from his post as CEO at Innovation Works Inc. last February.
Jim Jen Bolsters and Leads CMU’s Corporate Startup Lab Looking back, most of Jim Jen's early jobs were computer related. Learning programming in high school, he spent his ninth-grade summer setting up and running a computer for a local business, creating spreadsheets to schedule the produc...
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Attendees will explore exciting technology, learn about traditions, and discover diverse student clubs. They also have the opportunity to sit in on mock classes providing a glimpse into the Tepper School classroom experience.
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Meet our MBA Student Ambassadors! MBA student ambassadors are available to answer your questions about curriculum, clubs, career paths, Pittsburgh, life at the Tepper School, and more.
Have a question about the Tepper School, visit https://cmu.is/3Md5kxN to connect with an MBA ambassador today!
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What's on the horizon for AI regulation in the U.S.? Derek Leben analyzed President Biden’s new executive order to help us better understand the impact, unanswered questions, and regulatory possibilities related to AI. https://bit.ly/3sdvRVd
Join the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion and Camerata 33, a Pittsburgh-based Latin-American chamber group, for a concert called "The Day of Death."
The event's program will consist of a variety of songs that highlight the diversity of Latin American cultures. This will include traditional folk and academic music, and an interactive experience for attendees to learn about various customs and traditions associated with the Day of Death/Día de los Mu***os.
There will be an altar on display that attendees are welcome to participate in by bringing a photograph of a deceased loved one to share. You'll also get to bring home a pan de mu**to treat at the end of the concert!
For more information and to register: https://cmu.is/3QdMJTy
Nita Farahany is the Robinson O. Everett Distinguished Professor of Law & Philosophy and Founding Director of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society at .
During her talk on ChatGPT and Your Brain, she will lead the audience on an optimistic, but cautionary, tour through the future of programs and neurotechnology. Nita will cover the necessary regulations and shifts that need to be implemented with this rapidly developing technology, including how employers must build employee trust when adopting new technologies in the workplace.
The event is free and open to the public. Please register by Friday, Nov. 3: https://cmu.is/3MhUUxc
🗓️ Monday, Nov. 6
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Meet the MBA Class of 2025! Paul L. Grech describes himself as being passionate about family, food, soccer, and protecting the ocean.
Originally from Beacon, NY, Grech came to to pursue an MBA. He shared that the Swartz Center was one of the reasons he chose to come to the Tepper School. "The opportunities to connect with the broader CMU student body and entrepreneurship community will be vital in helping me reach my goals," said Grech.
Read more about his journey and the advice he has for potential applicants: https://cmu.is/45PDfng
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Attention Community Members: join your Tepper School classmates for fresh fall air, free autumn treats, crafts, and games at our annual Harvest Festival!
Paint pumpkins, enjoy the musical stylings of CMU's Independent Musicians Organization, and grab some Tepper School swag handed out by our new Tepper Activities Board (TAB)!
Come take a break with friends on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Tepper Quad Courtyard (rain location: patio near the Undergraduate Commons).
This event is free to attend and brought to you by the Tepper Undergraduate Programs.
We look forward to seeing you there!
! If you're looking for something spooky to watch tonight, check out this list of movies to get you in the Halloween spirit: https://cmu.is/3MkLbGf
From originals to remakes and even sequels, there's sure to be something on the list to make your evening extra spooky!
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As National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) comes to a close, know that activities don't have to end in October. There are many ways your organization can highlight the importance of including disability in their diversity endeavors year-round.
Visit https://cmu.is/3Fu2CAz to learn more about employer strategies for advancing disability inclusion.
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Javier Pena, Bajaj Family Chair and Professor of Operations Research at , in collaboration with Xi Bai, Quantitative Research at Millennium Management, recently published a Chinese edition of their book "Optimization Methods in Finance." This edition was published by Higher Education Press, a prestigious publisher in mainland China.
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Anita Williams Woolley, Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory, is one of many impressive speakers presenting at the Charter Workplace Summit in New York on Oct. 26. Leaders, researchers, and practitioners will gather to explore the evolving challenges involved in building a people-first workplace.
For more information and to register: https://cmu.is/46iFOis
The online hybrid MBA allows students to balance classes with their job and families. It’s an intense program but the professors are flexible and work hard to give students what they need to succeed.
"Working while I’m getting my MBA has allowed me to immediately apply what I’m learning in the classroom to my job at Covestro," said Dimitros Papazekos (MBA 2024). "When I was put in charge of a new team, I used what I learned in one of my courses to help me establish great relationships and set the tone I wanted as a leader. The class provided so much useful, data-backed guidance.”
Learn more about the online hybrid MBA at the Tepper School of Business: https://cmu.is/3RTKoQa
Thank you to our amazing Tepper School alumni community for hosting masters students from the Business & Technology Club. During the Bay Area Trek last week, students visited several companies to learn about their operations and the roles of . Students visited and connected with alumni at the Adobe, Google Cloud, NVIDIA, Salesforce, and Autodesk's offices!
Special thanks to Jennifer McGurrin, Maureen May, and Steve Rakas from the Masters Career Center for helping to organize the visits. And special thanks to our alumni community!
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There are lots of ways to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Visit https://cmu.is/3PYM3BB to explore resources for employers, educators, and more.
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LOCATION UPDATE: This event will now be held in the Simmons Auditorium in the Tepper Quad.
President Farnam Jahanian invites you to join the CMU community for a gathering to remember the lives lost and forever changed by the tragic attack on the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash and New Light Congregations five years ago and to honor the resilience of our Jewish, Carnegie Mellon, and Pittsburgh communities.
Friday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.
Click to register: https://cmu.is/3s06B4x
The Swartz Center recently celebrated a successful 3-City VentureBridge Demo Day roadshow.
They traveled from Pittsburgh to New York City, to California. The VentureBridge founders did a phenomenal job pitching and showcasing their many successes to date.
Peter Stern (ECE '89) gave an incredible keynote at the NYC event and it was great to connect with and have so much participation from all of the VB startups!
Read more: https://cmu.is/3rWWcqf
Taylor Blanchard (MBA 2025) is a problem-solver who enjoys drawing on his experience to build creative solutions. He chose because of the highly-flexible curriculum, variety of tracks and concentrations to choose from, and collaboration across schools.
"The freedom to focus where I want is important to me so I can expand the breadth of my learning and meet people I otherwise wouldn’t in a traditional career," said Blanchard.
Learn more about his journey and meet the MBA Class of 2025 from Poets&Quants: https://cmu.is/3rSsdQq
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Tepper School researchers explored automated pricing algorithms in e-commerce, shedding light on how retail giant Amazon has impacted market pricing, even with seemingly "benign" algorithms.
“We sought to answer a crucial question,” explained Param Vir Singh, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Business Technologies and Marketing, who coauthored the study. “How would the use of pricing algorithms affect prices in the market?”
Read more: https://cmu.is/3tADg1e
If you are participating in the McGinnis Venture Competition, you won't want to miss the Swartz Center's "How to Win Friends and Influence Judges" Session presented by Adam Paulisick, maad labs/CMU.
Most people think that great presentations are finished when you have completed your pitch but that's just when the live-or-die moment emerges from the questions that follow to see if you are really doing something differentiated.
This session will focus on how to inventory those likely questions, especially the ones that might get hostile, and proactively answer or crowdsource within your team the most differentiated answers.
🗓️ Tuesday, Oct. 24
🕧 12:30 p.m.
📍 Swartz Center
Check out the Fall Research Rundown to learn more about the cutting-edge research happening at the Tepper School: https://cmu.is/3FgE3Xu
🤖 Applications for GenAI for Entrepreneurs
Sean Ammirati, Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship
📃 Optimal Entanglement Distillation Policies for Quantum Switches
Sridhar R. Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair; University Professor of Operations Management
Andrew Li, Assistant Professor of Operations Research, earned A CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his work on developing blood tests to detect early-stage cancer.
“It is an honor to be recognized for my contributions to the field,” said Li. “The advancements in this space continue to grow at a significant rate, and I look forward to continuing to study this area for years to come.”
A group of students kicked off the Fall Pro Trek season this month after American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) headquarters and Deeplocal (an organization founded by a CMU student) hosted a day filled with immersive experiential learning and career exploration.
Students had an opportunity to tour each company's facilities, hear from various marketing professionals about their professional experiences and expertise, and even see where some of the magic happens in AEO's visual labs and Deeplocal's fabrication lab.
Thank you American Eagle and Deeplocal for welcoming our students.
Stay tuned for more Pro Treks this Fall!
Please join us for the next W.L. Mellon Speaker Series with Christina Cassotis, CEO of Allegheny County Airport Authority.
Under Cassotis's leadership, the Pittsburgh International Airport has transformed into a world-leading origin-and-destination airport with record growth. And the Allegheny County Airport, which she also operates, has capitalized on the growth of private flying.
🗓️ Wednesday, Nov. 1
🕧 12 p.m.
📍 Simmons B
“With an online program, you want to feel you’re a part of something, not out there on your own," said Amarachi Ude (MBA 2024). "During the application process, Tepper was so responsive and accommodating. It felt like people really cared about me personally, and that has continued during my time here."
Even the alumni community is accessible. Ude was able to have a conversation with a alum working in the field she's interested in. It showed her how all the parts of her experience could be applied to real-world work.
Learn more about the Online Hybrid MBA and join : https://cmu.is/3RTKoQa
The David A. Tepper Quadrangle opened five years ago representing a new model for higher ed facilities. The building brings together teaching, learning, research, and innovation in exciting ways.
Explore the impact of the Tepper Quad in this special e-publication from :
Celebrating the Tepper Quad - Engage with CMU - Carnegie Mellon University Five years ago, Carnegie Mellon University opened the David A. Tepper Quadrangle, a new model for higher education facilities, bringing together teaching, learning, research and innovation in exciting and dynamic ways.
“I wanted a program with a quantitative focus and one that would let me keep working," shared recent Online Hybrid MBA grad Michelle Fremuth. "Tepper’s online format gave me exactly that. Plus, I could take what I learned directly to my job and bring work challenges to the classroom for insight from the professor and my classmates.”
Advance your future while living your life. Learn more about the Online Hybrid MBA program at the Tepper School of Business: https://cmu.is/3RTKoQa
Laurence Ales, Professor of Economics, is named one of students' favorite MBA professors.
“My favorite professor was Laurence Ales who taught our Global Economics course and the Technology and Future of Work elective," said Tyler Knittel (MBA 2023). "Coming into my MBA, I always disliked economics courses and they were, at times, difficult for me to grasp the concept. However, Professor Ales brought so much energy to the classroom and made economics fun to learn."
Knittel praises Ales for being able to articulate the concepts in a way that allowed everyone in the class to understand and feel a part of the learning process.
There are many forms of currently playing a role in business and society, but how is changing health care?
Join Professor of Operations Management and Strategy, Soo-Haeng Cho, and a panel of experts for a robust discussion of how is already impacting the health care field and what the future may hold.
Experts include Darryl Britt (MCS 1982, MSIA 1990, T), Chief Executive Officer at Apprio/ApprioHealth, Jenny Cordina (MBA 2003), Partner at McKinsey, Healthcare and Growth, Marketing & Sales, and Arisha Patel, MD (MBA 2020) Hematologist/Oncologist, Physician Investor & Entrepreneur, who is launching an AI health care tech startup.
🗓️ Wednesday, Oct. 11
🕐 1 p.m.
For more information and to register:
Webinar: How is AI Changing Health Care? CMU is a global research university known for its world-class, interdisciplinary programs: arts, business, computing, engineering, humanities, policy and science.
October is LGBTQ+ History Month, a dedicated month to celebrate the history and achievements of our LGBTQIA+ community.
Visit libraries https://cmu.is/3PVJHDA for a curated selection of books focusing on LGBTQIA+ history. All electronic titles are available to read online and physical copies can be requested for pick-up.
LGBT History Month | CMU Libraries October is LGBT History Month, where each year the history and achievements of le***an, gay, bisexual and transgender people are celebrated.
The Women's Network, a leadership and networking organization founded by Syracuse University students, now has chapters at over 100 universities including Carnegie Mellon. The organization cultivates and celebrates women's ambition by connecting members to industry leaders, professional development resources, and career opportunities.
Expand your network by meeting other ambitious women on campus and across the world. For more information and to find the local chapter:
Campuses | The Women's Network TWN has a presence on more than 140 university campuses around the United States and Canada. If your school does not currently have a campus chapter, you are still eligible to join TWN!
The City of Pittsburgh's International Parade and Festival on Saturday, Oct. 21 celebrates the rich heritage of the different nationalities who call home.
"Pittsburgh is a city where everyone should feel safe and welcome," said Mayor Ed Gainey. "This celebration is a celebration of everyone who calls Pittsburgh home. It doesn't matter if your family has lived here for generations or if you are a recent immigrant – Pittsburgh is your home, and every culture deserves to be celebrated."
For more information:
International Day Parade and Festival Share your interest in participating in the City of Pittsburgh's International Day Parade and Festival
Now more than ever, organizations need inspired and effective leaders in order to produce a sustainable competitive advantage. With its comprehensive, integrated design, the next Exec Ed program "Leadership as a Daily Challenge" strengthens the abilities and confidence of managers and executives to successfully lead their teams in a dynamic world.
Understand what it takes to be an inspired and effective leader to successfully lead teams in a dynamic world.
Visit https://cmu.is/46gyjZz to view the full schedule and register for this and other upcoming Exec Ed programs.
National Coming Out Day was established on Oct. 11, 1988 by Jean O’Leary and Dr. Robert Eichberg from the National Coming Out Day organization. The date marked the first anniversary of the National March on Washington for Le***an and Gay Rights.
Now, 35 years later, the community honors National Coming Out Day with our own annual tradition, the "Coming Out Stories" event. This storytelling session takes attendees on a journey through the narratives of our + students and promotes a culture of inclusivity and respect within and beyond the community.
Coming Out Stories 2023 - Out&Allied Join us for Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University’s cherished annual tradition, the "Coming Out Stories" event. This flagship occasion is not merely a storytelling session, but a ...
Trasnfr — a VR platform that creates tools for workforce training and career development — was founded by alumnus Bharanidharan Rajakumar. The startup recently announced it raised $40M in a Series C round.
“This growth capital investment round was led by ABS Capital to further develop Transfr’s virtual reality simulation and training platform and to expand its programs to accommodate its rapidly growing customer base, which has more than doubled year over year from 2019 to 2023,” Rajakumar shared.
The round brings Transfr's total raised to $90M. Rajakumar said the money will be put towards building out Transfr's executive team, scaling its platform, and investing in the creation of new training simulations.
Hear from students directly about the MBA application process and student life experience in this edition of Real Humans from Clear Admit.
Get to know who is hanging out at the Tepper Quad, what the students love about the program, and more from the Class of 2025: https://cmu.is/3Q87pOg
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!
Recognizing the importance of ensuring all people have equal opportunity to contribute their skills and talents, this year’s NDEAM theme is “Advancing Access and Equity.”
National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Advancing Access and Equity Each October, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or “NDEAM,” we celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. Reflecting the ...
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