Carnegie Mellon University

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The story of the university's famous founder Andrew Carnegie, is also remarkable. A self-described "working-boy" with an "intense longing" for books, Andrew Carnegie immigrated from Scotland with his family in 1848 and settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After moving to Pennsylvania, he worked a series of railroad jobs.

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?Carnegie Mellon UniversityThe FounderThe story of the university's famous founder Andrew Carnegie, is also remarkable. A self-described "working-boy" with an "intense longing" for books, Andrew Carnegie immigrated from Scotland with his family in 1848 and settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After moving to Pennsylvania, he worked a series of railroad jobs. He owned Carnegie Steel Corporation, the largest of its kind in the world. In 1901 he sold his business and dedicated his time to expanding his philanthropic work, including the establishment of Carnegie-Mellon University in 1904.Ho

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