Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

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Brittany McCandlessNews Maker: Alumna Brittany McCandless
It’s safe to say that Brittany McCandless (DC’08) knew she wanted to be a journalist at a young age. To make her dream a reality, the associate producer at CBS This Morning attended CMU to major in the Department of English’s Professional Writing Program.




Brain HubBrainHub Research Projects Receive ProSEED Funding
One of the six newly funded projects includes Psychology Department professors teaming up with College of Engineering faculty to develop a high-resolution and portable EEG.






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.



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.






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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