Kaylin Li SciTech Editor

Class of 2024


  • Tartan Testing updated guidelines

    Recent asymptomatic COVID-19 tests returned inconclusive results, prompting administrators involved in COVID-19 coordination to change guidelines. Now, students invited to participate in the Tartan COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Program, shortened to Tartan Testing, are asked to "not eat, drink, smoke, brush your teeth, and/or chew gum" 60 minutes prior to testing.

    News | February 15, 2021
  • The legacy of Professor Emeritus Edmund Clarke

    Turing Award winner and model-checking pioneer Edmund Clarke passed away in December 2020 due to COVID-19. At Carnegie Mellon, Clarke taught courses on model-checking and bug-catching in the School of Computer Science (SCS) and advised many graduate, master’s, and post-doctoral students.

    News | February 8, 2021
  • Debate on speech ethics at CMU heats up after Grenell's election misinformation

    President Farnam Jahanian issued a statement on Nov. 18 responding to a student letter asking for Richard Grenell to be held accountable for his actions after being hired as Senior Fellow for th...

    News | December 7, 2020
  • Early results of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are positive

    A COVID-19 vaccine has been found to be 90 percent effective in a clinical trial of 43,538 participants, we learned in an announcement on Monday, Nov. 9. While its true efficacy will be revealed with time, the vaccine brings renewed hope that there could be a successful vaccine to combat COVID-19.

    SciTech | November 16, 2020
  • NOVID looks to change the course of the pandemic

    NOVID, an anonymous COVID-19 exposure network application released by Carnegie Mellon mathematics professor Po Shen Loh in April, is now being used on the Carnegie Mellon campus. The application has also been used in the reopening efforts of Georgia Tech.

    SciTech | October 5, 2020

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