Linda Babcock To Head Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Babcock focuses on negotiations and dispute resolution research with specific attention to gender differences in negotiation and how people react when women negotiate. Her appointment is effective July 1, and she succeeds Paul Fischbeck.
Scientists Work To Improve Research Integrity
The National Academy of Sciences recently brought together top scientists, including CMU President Subra Suresh and Statistics Professor Stephen E. Fienberg, to address the issue of scientific controversies and “trouble at the lab.”
Spring 2015 Dean’s List Announced
Congratulations to all of the undergraduate students who have been named to the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester.
Classroom Salon To Help Boost Capacity of Computer Science Course
Co-created by CMU English Professor David Kaufer, Classroom Salon is a social networking tool that taps the collective intelligence of online study groups. It will be used as part of a multi-year, Google-funded project to boost the capacity of a popular CMU introductory computer science course.
Two Recent Grads Receive Fulbright Awards
Alexandria Hernandez and Erin Kiekhaefer will be making a global impact through this year’s Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, sponsors the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” It provides fellowships for U.S. graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study abroad for up to one academic year.