Ostrato and Carnegie Mellon University Team to Advance Cloud Management Technology
Release Date: Jun 09, 2015
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Ostrato today announced that it collaborated with a team of students in the Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College this spring to enhance cloudSM’s billing and reporting capabilities.For its capstone project, the Carnegie Mellon team analyzed the bill extraction process for AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine; performed a competitive analysis; and identified and customized billing reports for different classes of cloudSM ...
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Heinz Students Develop Solutions to Help Combat Hunger
Release Date: Jun 04, 2015
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As part of a student capstone project, Master of Information System Management (MISM) students from Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III College faced the challenge of raising child participation in the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s summer food program from 14 percent to the food bank’s target participation rate of 40 percent....
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Heinz College Alumnus Provides Mission-Driven Leadership in Liberia through Strategic Management
Release Date: Jun 01, 2015
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As Peace Corps Country Director in Liberia, Kevin W. Fleming (MSPPM ’05) juggles a variety of equally important, but seemingly disparate, responsibilities on a daily basis. In doing so, he regularly utilizes technological, policy, and management strategies he learned as a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) student at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College....
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Heinz Graduates Take the Stage to Celebrate their Achievements and Receive their Diplomas
Release Date: May 29, 2015
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The 2015 H. John Heinz III College Commencement Ceremony, which took place on May 16 at the Petersen Events Center, featured more than 500 Carnegie Mellon University graduates from master’s and doctorate programs formally receiving their diplomas as the culmination of their hard work at the Heinz College. In addition to the presentation of the diplomas, a number of members of the Heinz College community were honored for their standout achievements....
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Norman Y. Mineta, former Secretary of Transportation, to Give Keynote Address at the Heinz College Commencement Ceremony
Release Date: May 07, 2015
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Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, an innovative leader in the fields of transportation, commerce, public policy, and technology, will be the keynote speaker at the Heinz College Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 16 at the Petersen Events Center....
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Alumna Paints Broad Impact on Cultural Scene
Release Date: May 05, 2015
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Mayor Bill Peduto recently appointed Kathryn Heidemann, alumna and director of Heinz College’s Master of Arts Management (MAM) program, to the City of Pittsburgh’s Art Commission. As a Carnegie Mellon University student, Kathryn merged her love of the arts with her desire to learn data-driven management skills. This experience prepared Kathryn to make a major impact on the cultural scene in Pittsburgh, where she worked in various capacities for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for eight years befo...
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Carnegie Mellon Professor Acquisti Awarded Fellowship from Carnegie Corporation of New York
Release Date: Apr 22, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon University Professor Alessandro Acquisti was named today to the inaugural class of the Andrew Carnegie Fellows by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Acquisti is one of only 32 recipients of the fellowship and was selected from more than 300 nominees. A noted economist and privacy researcher, Acquisti’s fellowship will investigate the impact of the data economy on societal welfare and the distribution of wealth, focusing on how the erosion of privacy and how the rise of “big da...
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MAM Alumni Panel Focuses on Community Development and the Arts
Release Date: Apr 14, 2015
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The Master of Arts Management Program helped students explore that reality last month when they put together a special panel as part of their monthly speaker series featuring 4 MAM alumni who consistently strive to strengthen their communities in Pittsburgh, PA through the arts....
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Heinz College Project Shines a Spotlight on Blight at the Fels National Policy ChallengeNew
Release Date: Apr 02, 2015
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A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College were recently chosen as finalists at the Fels National Public Policy Challenge for their unique approach to tackling the issue of blight. Their project, The Wilkinsburg Vacant Home Tour, will showcase abandoned properties, leading tour participants on a journey back in time through the narratives of historic buildings in Wilkinsburg, located near Pittsburgh, PA....
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Joel Tarr Wins Distinguished Service Award
Release Date: Mar 28, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon University’s Joel Tarr, who has spent his career studying the environmental history of cities and the history and impact of their technological systems, was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Service Award by the American Society for Environmental History....
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MEIM Student Designs Promotional Images for Maroon 5
Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
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Second year MEIM Julia Wu has been interning at Career Artist Management (CAM) since the fall semester. The music management company, located in Beverly Hills, has an impressive roster of about 20 artists including Maroon 5, Adam Levine, Hinder, Robin Thicke, Macy Gray, and Better Than Ezra, among others....
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Paterson Produces First Film
Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
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Jonny Paterson (MEIM 12) is in the middle of post production on his first film, Halfway. Executive Produced with former NFL star Nnamdi Asomugha ("Beasts of No Nation"), Frequent MEIM Guest Speaker, Tommy Oliver, and MEIM Faculty member Jonathan Baker, the film shot for 30 days in WI this past fall. MEIMLAND caught up with Jonny about the film....
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CMU Student Wins Big at National Health Policy Debate Competition
Release Date: Mar 17, 2015
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Carnegie Mellon University’s Christophe Combemale, a student in Heinz College’s accelerated master’s program, was part of the winning team at the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration’s (NASPAA) inaugural student simulation competition....
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Lowell Taylor Co-Authors Article on The Impact of the Great Migration on the Mortality of African Americans
Release Date: Mar 12, 2015
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However, a new paper co-authored by Heinz College’s Lowell Taylor, shows that the Great Migration actually led to an increase in the mortality of African Americans born in the early twentieth century South. The paper makes this inference through analysis that uses proximity of birthplace to railroad lines as an instrument for migration....
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Heinz Alumnus Drives Policy with Arts and Education
Release Date: Mar 03, 2015
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The primary goal of any policy leader is to bring about effective and lasting change. However, the engine that drives that change is unique depending on the leader and the challenges they face. For Andres Webster Henestrosa, a Master of Arts Management (MAM ’97) and a Master of Public Policy Management Alumnus (MSPPM ’97), the engine of change was not hard to find....
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