CMU Dining Spotlight: Community Kitchen Pittsburgh

Community Kitchen Pittsburgh is a non-profit foundation that provides culinary training and job placement services to adults who face employment barriers. Launched in 2013, CKP helps people train for higher than entry-level positions, and the food the trainees prepare serves local schools and institutions. As an initiative, CKP is able to provide benefits at multiple levels … Continue reading CMU Dining Spotlight: Community Kitchen Pittsburgh

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It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways For Your Student to Unwind this Finals Season

With finals approaching, it can be hard for students to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways For Your Student to Unwind this Finals Season

Getting to Know Jessica Tones

Carnegie Mellon Dining Services continues to strengthen its commitment to health and wellness for the campus community, and one exciting way it's exemplified that this academic year is through the hiring of Jessica Tones, the newest member of the Dining Services team serving as a registered dietitian, nutrition educator, and marketing coordinator.