Johnathan Subramanian

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  • Democracy Day Keynote: Professor Danny Oppenheimer

    On Nov. 7, Carnegie Mellon University celebrated its inaugural Democracy Day featuring a varied list of speakers, a fair highlighting some of Carnegie Mellon's democratically-involved clubs, and, for many, a well-needed day without classes. Among these events was the keynote speech given by Professor Danny Oppenheimer of Carnegie Mellon's Social and Decision Science department who discussed the na...

    SciTech | November 13, 2023
  • Former CMU President receives National Medal of Science

    On Oct. 24, former Carnegie Mellon President Subra Suresh received the National Medal of Science from President Joe Biden alongside eight other scientists and engineers for their “outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, engineering, or social and behavioral sciences, [in service to the Nation.”] (https://new.nsf.gov/od/honorary-awards/national-medal-of-sci...

    SciTech | November 6, 2023
  • Union Victories: UAW, WAG and SAG-AFTRA, UPS

    On Nov. 2, United Auto Workers (UAW) union members at a Ford factory in Wayne, Michigan approved their new contract. This union was the first to go on strike in what would become a movement that impacted several automotive factories owned by Ford, General Motors, and Stellanti...

    News | November 6, 2023
  • New Supreme Court term

    On Oct. 2, the U.S. Supreme Court officially began its next term. This term brings with it 35 new cases the court will be ruling on. These cases cover a variety of subjects from the definitions of racial and political gerrymandering in Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP to whether a person can challenge their placement on the No Fly ...

    News | October 9, 2023
  • Wage increase update

    In November, Carnegie Mellon instituted university-wide raises for student pay. The minimum wage was raised from $8.25 to $10 per hour, and the wages for undergraduate and graduate student graders and teaching assistant were raised to $11 and $13, respectively. This change [only affected students in hourly positions,...

    News | October 2, 2023