Heinz Students Break Down Barriers to Urban Development in State Transportation Policies
Release Date: Jul 29, 2014
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In 2002, four southwestern Pennsylvania foundations formed a limited partnership with the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC), a non-profit private development organization as general partner, and purchased the 178 acre LTV Steel Hazelwood site. The partnership was convinced that this remarkable riverfront plateau offered a rare opportunity to set a new standard for urban riverfront property development. The name Almono came from the three Pittsburgh ...
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James Jordan Appointed to Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association
Release Date: Jul 23, 2014
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James Jordan, Distinguished Service Professor in Healthcare & Biotechnology Management and Senior Director of Healthcare & Biotechnology Programs at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association. ...
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Takeaways from China, the West, and the Alternative Energy Innovation Challenge
Release Date: Jul 21, 2014
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On June 27th, 2014, the Peterson Institute for International Economics convened a panel of economic policy leaders on the global challenge of changing climate. The panel, which included Lee Branstetter (Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College), M. Granger Morgan (head of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University), and Gilbert E. Metcalf, discussed the technological progress that has been mad...
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Ramayya Krishnan Reappointed Dean of Heinz College
Release Date: Jul 18, 2014
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Ramayya Krishnan, the W. W. Cooper and Ruth F. Cooper Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, has been appointed to a second five-year term as dean of Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III College....
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Master of Arts Management Student Goes Behind the Curtain at the Tony Awards®
Release Date: Jul 14, 2014
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When Kimmy Nguyen (MAM ’14) first started as an Advancement Intern with Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts in the fall of 2013, she probably never dreamed that her internship would lead to her hanging out with Lucy Liu at the official after-party of a major entertainment award ceremony and network television broadcast. But that’s exactly what happened on June 8, when Kimmy got a behind-the-scenes look at the 2014 Tony Awards® at Radio City Music Hall....
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Master of Arts Management Program Hosts 27 National Arts Leaders for Forum on Arts Management Education
Release Date: Jul 11, 2014
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Master of Arts Management (MAM) Program Director Kathryn Heidemann wanted to assess the degree to which her students utilize the knowledge and skills they acquire during their time at Carnegie Mellon University to make an impact on the field of arts management. So to begin her research, she went directly to some valuable sources: the leaders of influential arts organizations that are shaping the field today....
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MSPPM Alumna Elected City Auditor for Portland
Release Date: Jul 09, 2014
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Mary Hull Caballero, a Master of Public Policy Management (MSPPM ’06) alumna from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, has been elected as City Auditor for Portland, Oregon. As City Auditor, Caballero’s office will provide a variety of services, including performance audits, independent reviews of police activities, and other administrative investigations when citizens object to a municipal action taken against them....
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Alum Sumit Chowdhury On His Career After Heinz and His New Book
Release Date: Jul 01, 2014
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Sumit Chowdhury, a Ph.D. alumni (HNZ ’98) from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, started his career as a consultant with KPMG in 1997 and had a rapid rise to become a Partner in 5 years. He is currently a President with Reliance Jio Infocom. He joined there as the CIO of the new 4G-Broadband start-up of Reliance Industries, one of India’s largest business houses. Soon after, he moved to a business-facing role as the President of the Enterprise Business, where he currently ...
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John Flaherty Appointed as Distinguished Service Professor and Director of the Heinz College Washington DC
Release Date: Jun 26, 2014
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Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College announces the appointment of John Flaherty as Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Management and Director of the Heinz College Washington DC. John will provide strategic direction and lead relationship building for the Heinz College in the DC area. He takes over for Robert C. Wilburn, in July, who retires after five years of service to the University....
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MEIM Student Excels in Creative Minds Group Competition at Cannes Film Festival
Release Date: Jun 12, 2014
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Sarah Whitelocke, a Master of Entertainment Industry Management (MEIM ’15) from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, made an impressive showing at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival’s Creative Minds Group Competition where she won Best Editor and had her group’s short film place second overall....
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Watch Heinz College’s Daniel Nagin Receive the Stockholm Prize Live
Release Date: Jun 06, 2014
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Daniel Nagin, Associate Dean of Faculty and the Teresa & H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, will be awarded the Stockholm Prize in Criminology on Tuesday, June 10th. ...
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CED Hosts Talk on Shale Gas Extraction
Release Date: May 27, 2014
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Last fall the Center for Economic Development at Heinz College welcomed Dr. Jill Kriesky of the Environmental Health Project of Southwestern Pennsylvania for a talk entitled “Shale Gas Extraction: Booms, Busts, & Public Health Concerns.”...
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MEIM Program Takes the Stage at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival
Release Date: May 16, 2014
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The 2014 Cannes Festival has begun and Master of Entertainment Industry Program (MEIM) Students from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College have already taken to the red carpet. Graduating MEIM student, Taylor Grabowsky, will have his short film “The Encounter” debut at the festival’s Cannes Court Métrage (Short Film Corner), his second consecutive film to appear at the prestigious festival....
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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to Speak at Heinz College’s 2014 Commencement
Release Date: May 14, 2014
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This coming May 17th will mark the Commencement Ceremony for Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College’s Class of 2014. The Keynote speaker for the ceremony, which will be held at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, PA, will be Mayor of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto....
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Daniel Nagin’s Research Highlighted at AAPSS Fellowship Ceremony
Release Date: May 09, 2014
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Daniel Nagin, Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Public Policy and Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, has been elected as a Fellow by the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS). Nagin was elected along with six other scholars as 2014 fellows, including U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), at the Newseum in Washington DC this past May 8th....
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Emily Rentschler on Receiving the William W. and Ruth F. Cooper Fellowship
Release Date: May 02, 2014
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Emily Rentschler is a second-year student in H. John Heinz III College’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) program, a Reserve Army Officer for the United States Army, and a recipient of the 2013-2014 William W. and Ruth F. Cooper Fellowship, Scholarship and Student Aid. ...
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Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak Speaks at Heinz College
Release Date: May 01, 2014
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Natalia Rudiak, a Master of Public Policy Management alumna (MSPPM ’06) from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, spoke to a group of students last week on her experience at Heinz and how it led her to a successful career as a Councilwoman for District 4 in the City of Pittsburgh....
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Peter Brewton on Receiving the Stephen M. Lauble Community Fellowship
Release Date: Apr 25, 2014
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Peter Brewton is a recent graduate of H. John Heinz III College’s Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) program, a 2013-2014 recipient of the prestigious Stephen M. Lauble Community Fellowship, and a beneficiary of scholarship support from generous Heinz College donors. ...
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Skyler Speakman Wins Graduate Student Teaching Award
Release Date: Apr 21, 2014
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Skyler Speakman, a student teacher at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, was given the Graduate Student Teacher Award during Carnegie Mellon University’s Innovation with Impact: Celebration of Graduate Students event....
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Abhinav Batra on Receiving the Wigmore Fund
Release Date: Apr 18, 2014
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Abhinav Batra is a second semester student in the Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) program at H. John Heinz III College and the 2013-2014 recipient of the Wigmore Fund....
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