Cover Story: Carnegie Mellon in Qatar
Thorpe Leads Undergraduate Campus in Education City
Final arrangements for the initiative on the Arabian Peninsula were reached in mid-February. The new campus, located at Education City in Doha, will offer undergraduate programs in computer science and business to an initial class of 50 students. It will offer programs leading to Carnegie Mellon degrees based on the same admission standards and curricula as its main campus in Pittsburgh. Charles E. “Chuck” Thorpe, one of the world’s leading robotics researchers and current director of Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute, will be the first...
In This Issue
April 2004, Volume 1
Read about Carnegie Mellon's three alums who took the Tony's by storm. Carnegie Mellon gets a new campus in Qatar's Education City. David Tepper's $55 million gift for Carnegie Mellon's business school breaks record here and across the country. The Red Team takes cars to the future in an off-road, unmanned race. And the Robot Hall of Fame honors the best of bots, fictional and non-fictional.
B. School Receives $55M
David Tepper (MBA '82) and his wife, Marlene, have made the largest donation in Carnegie Mellon history. GSIA becomes the Tepper School of Business.