Carolyn Kras is using her creativity to shed light on sexual assault. On Sept. 24, the Carnegie Mellon University alumna continues the global readings of her play, “The Subject,” with six simultaneous performances, including one at CMU. “People are excited that these issues are being spoken about and that art and activism is uniting to get people engaged,” said Kras, who earned her master’s degree in 2010 from CMU’s College

Just one year out of school and Will Gossett already has an Emmy. Gossett, a 2015 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama, was a member of the team that won the 2016 Emmy for Best Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special for his work on “Grease: Live.” The Creative Arts Emmys were announced Sept. 10 and 11. Fellow alumni, Ryan Tanker (A 2010) was also a member

Carnegie Mellon University congratulates CMU alumni Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom, Jr., who received Tony Awards on Sunday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. These two winners increase the number of Tonys received by Carnegie Mellon alumni to 43. Goldsberry and Odom, Jr., received two of the 11 Tony Awards bestowed on the musical “Hamilton,” which was nominated for a record 16 Tonys. Goldsberry, a 1993

Seven Carnegie Mellon University alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this morning when they were announced from New York City via a webcast on TonyAwards.com and “CBS This Morning.”