8/26/11

Beyond the Classroom


Shrinivas V. Dempo (TPR '95) had big shoes to fill. With a career at his family's business mapped out for him, he didn't need an MBA for job security. But Dempo knew that family connections don't ensure success.

Read Dempo’s full story to find out why he established The Vasantro Dempo Reflective Chair – a professorship that’s unlike any other at CMU.

8/22/11

Dijital Progress


Wish you could control your entire television entertainment system with a single device?

Well, it’s possible. The free Dijit app turns your smart phone into a universal remote and much more.

“Dijit is going to solve a point of daily frustration in home entertainment – and then we’re going to add a lot more,” said Jeremy Toeman (HSS’96).

Toeman is the Chief Product Officer at Dijit Media, which was founded by fellow Carnegie Mellon alum Maksim Ioffe (CS’02).

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8/2/11

A Lasting Legacy


Jim (E’77, ’83, ’95) and Janel (E’80, ’84) Miller made their first gift to Carnegie Mellon University because it seemed like the right thing to do. A quarter of a century later, it still does.

Today, they’re lifetime members of the university’s Order of the May in recognition of their 25 consecutive years of giving. And they’re building quite the family legacy at CMU.

Read more about the Millers>>