Heinz MPM Alum Lives Lifelong Dream at Johns Hopkins
Release Date: Aug 19, 2015
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As a young boy, H. John Heinz III College alumnus Saad Chaudhry (MPM ‘11) always assumed he would become a physician. The son, grandson, and nephew of several physicians, Saad spent his childhood around clinics and hospitals, traveling to different cities with his parents to attend medical conferences. Two decades and three academic degrees later, Saad is living his dream. As Director of Healthcare Data Integration for Johns Hopkins Medicine, he oversees systems integration for all the hospital...
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Ticketing Software Survey Surprises with Mobile Data Findings
Release Date: Aug 18, 2015
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The Arts Management and Technology Laboratory (AMT Lab), a research center of Carnegie Mellon’s H. John Heinz College, recently released the 2015 Ticketing Software Survey Report. The research that populated the report expanded from two previous studies conducted in 2009 and 2011, respectively, by AMT Lab’s predecessor, the Center for Arts Management and Technology (CAMT). The goal of the 2015 survey and its resulting report was to better understand user behaviors and opinions regarding their r...
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Who Gains? Jobs from the Redevelopment of the Almono Site in Hazelwood
Release Date: Aug 01, 2015
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In 2002, four southwestern Pennsylvania foundations formed a limited partnership with 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 rivers - the Allegheny, Monongahela, and the Ohio....
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MSIT Students Gather at CMU for Leadership Training Events
Release Date: Jul 10, 2015
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At Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, leadership training and experiential learning opportunities are core practical components of all academic programs. Heinz students learn behavioral and problem-solving skills that enable them to succeed as leaders who make positive changes and influence individuals around them to achieve goals. But for Master of Science and Information Technology (MSIT) students, who enjoy the flexibility of earning a CMU degree on a part-time basis th...
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Dean Ramayya Krishnan Moderates CMU Integrated Intelligence Showcase on Smart Cities
Release Date: Jul 09, 2015
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Ramayya Krishnan, Dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, moderated the Smart Cities Panel at Carnegie Mellon’s Integrated Intelligence Showcase on July 4 at the Taj Palace in New Delhi, India. The showcase, which featured Carnegie Mellon President Subra Suresh, focused on how CMU is creating and leveraging technology to improve the human condition. The daylong event for alumni, parents, students, and friends of the university included networking opportunities and panel ...
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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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Heinz Students Unveil Productivity Findings at White House
Release Date: May 20, 2015
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In 2012, Robert J. Gordon, a prominent economist at Northwestern University, argued in his paper Is U.S. Economic Growth Over? Faltering Innovation Confronts the Six Headwinds that there are no new technological advances on the horizon that are comparable to the rise of computer technology from the 1960s to today. Gordon postulated that, as a result of this lack of technological advancement, labor productivity growth would experience a continual slowdown over the next 100 years until it reaches ...
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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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