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Cover Story: Duet
Surrounded by wildflower fields near the edge of a rocky cliff on the island of Belle-Île -en-Mer, France, Jamie Nicole Burrows stares out to sea. All summer, she has been taking these hikes. They’ve helped the Carnegie Mellon voice major decompress after training at the Lyrique-en-Mer opera festival with some of the world’s greatest singers. The hikes have also given her an interlude before her upcoming senior year. What’s in store for her might intimidate a burly bari-tenor, let alone this 98-pound, five-foot-one soprano.
Before her May 2012 graduation, she and 190 of her classmates will perform on April 2 at what...Read More
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April 2012, Vol. 9 No. 2
With Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, there are so many stories that could encapsulate its wondrous history. But there is one in particular that is truly a “story for the ages.” It’s about the moving, extraordinary friendship between Jamie Burrows and Lauren Eshbaugh, chronicled in the appropriately titled cover story, "Duet.” Learn what it truly means to “choose to be happy.”View the e-Edition »
In this age of ever-changing technological advances, there always seems to be an upcoming breakthrough on the table. Carnegie Mellon’s Chris Harrison has a breakthrough in the works that isn’t just on the table, it is the table … and the wall and your hand and anything else that’s within touching distance.
When Christopher Bettinger was young, he had it all figured out—where he’d go to school, what he’d study, the career he’d pursue. Before finishing high school, those plans changed. But his dream to save lives remained intact. Today, the Carnegie Mellon professor is developing technologies that could turn his dream into reality.
At one time or another, all of us have a great idea for a new company. Celebrity chef Tyler Florence was no different. His idea came to him when he was feeding his son homemade baby food. What Florence didn’t know at the time was that Ron Davis (HNZ’87) was the missing ingredient.