Behind the Scenes at The HistoryMakers
The HistoryMakers is the largest African-American oral video archive in the world. CMU has many connections to the project, including alumnus Dionti Davis who works for the non-profit.
Inventing Languages, One Philosophy Course at a Time
Why do languages work the way that they do? Why do they follow certain rules? "Invented Languages" was designed to get students thinking about language in a whole new way, and in doing so, inventing their own languages from scratch.
QSSS and HSP Scholars Delve Into the Digital Humanities
It may seem that students in the Dietrich College’s Quantitative Social Science Scholars (QSSS) Program and Humanities Scholars Program (HSP) are studying different subjects and learning to approach their various disciplines in contrasting ways. But as first-year students in each program recently learned, there is definitely some common ground.
J. David Creswell To Receive Prestigious Health Psychology Early Career Award
Creswell focuses on how the mind and brain influence stress resilience and physical health. Among his many discoveries, he was the first to determine the brain mechanisms that cause stress management strategies such as mindfulness meditation and self-affirmation to work.
Value of Research Instilled From the Start
Whether through research training courses or senior honors theses, undergraduate students in the Dietrich College have opportunities to engage in research at every turn.
These students contribute to knowledge on diverse topics alongside the best and brightest in their fields.