Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

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Linda BabcockLinda 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.



Research IntegrityScientists 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.”




Dean's ListSpring 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.






Blended LearningClassroom 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.


2015 fulbrightsTwo 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.


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What is the Dietrich College?

Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences is no ordinary liberal arts school. From creative writing and neuroscience to behavioral economics and bioethics, the Dietrich College is home to eight departments as well as many programs and research centers that often cross disciplines to solve real-world problems.

Learn more about Bill Dietrich and his gift to Carnegie Mellon University.


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