Ana Cooke and Sihui (Echo) Ke, this year’s co-winners of the Dietrich College Graduate Student Teaching Award, have one thing in common: excellence in teaching.
Millions of people in the United States alone have been diagnosed with some degree of autism. There is no elixir. But CMU scientists are unraveling the mystery of the condition, which could lead to significant breakthroughs in treatments.
The award-winning novelist, short story writer and poet will keynote this year’s Adamson Student Writing Awards. Carlson's short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Esquire and GQ, and he is the author of the 2007 book “Ron Carlson Writes a Story” — “a story of a story” in which he offers practical advice about the elements of effective writing.
Does working independently, under the close guidance of a faculty member, on the design and completion of a yearlong research or creative project interest you?
Then you definitely want to check out the Dietrich College’s Senior Honors Program and Senior Honors Fellowship Program. Application deadline is April 1, 2016.
The baseball documentary that stars CMU scientists – including Psychology Professors Michael J. Tarr and Timothy Verstynen – and Hall of Famers will screen in Pittsburgh, including at a special Carnival Weekend event.
Philosophy Professor Alex John London has won the Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service. London has developed and taught courses on topics including theoretical and applied ethics, political philosophy, medical ethics, human rights and the capstone course for the Ethics, History & Public Policy major.
CMU sophomore Ian Asenjo has received a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) from the U.S. Department of State. Asenjo will be traveling to Chandigarh, India this summer, where he hopes to gain proficiency in Punjabi and explore his passion for Bhangra — a folk dance with roots in the region.
Computer programmers have hackathons. The machine learning world has Kaggle competitions. And now, Carnegie Mellon University’s budding statisticians have a competition to call their own: the Tartan Data Science Cup.
You’ve heard it before: Dietrich College is no ordinary liberal arts school. This spring, a new event will spotlight the diverse departments that make the college special by showcasing student research, faculty publications, internship opportunities and more. Discover Dietrich will run from March 28 through April 14.
A CMU alumna is leading efforts to teach computer science to all New York City public school students, and her experience with the Program in Interdisciplinary Education Research (PIER) helped prepare her.
Kaytie Nielsen, a Bachelor of Humanities and Arts (BHA) senior with concentrations in creative writing and directing, is one of 18 students and young professionals selected to participate in the prestigious Luce Scholars Program in Asia.
Darlene Clark Hine, a leading historian of the African-American experience who helped found the field of black women’s history, will speak at Carnegie Mellon’s 10th annual Margaret Morrison Distinguished Lecture in Women’s History. Hine, the Board of Trustees Professor of African-American Studies and History at Northwestern University, will discuss the role of black women in health professions in fighting for progress before the Modern Black Freedom Movement.
What recourse do women have in instances where it's clear they're not receiving the same opportunities as their male counterparts? Social and Decision Sciences Professor Linda Babcock offers strategies.
Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee will attend the screening of his latest film, “Chi-Raq,” at CMU, at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 19 in McConomy Auditorium. Lee also will interact with audience members at a “Face to Face with Spike Lee” event prior to the screening. This event is part of the International Film Festival “Faces of Conflict.”
Harvey Fineberg, president of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and former president of the National Academy of Medicine, understands the medical industry's struggles.
Fineberg recently delivered a Simon Distinguished Lecture on "Technology, Information and Learning: Medical Education for the Sake of Patients.”
When faced with a decision, whether large or small, do you tend to play it safe or take a chance?
Psychology alumna Kayt Sukel (DC'95) explores risk-taking and how it impacts decision-making in work, play, love and life in her new book, "The Art of Risk: The New Science of Courage, Caution & Chance."
Academics, journalists and pundits have long mined President Barack Obama’s 1995 memoir, “Dreams from My Father,” for information that would point to his political beliefs, but few analyses have approached the book as a literary work – until now.
Melanie Diaz, an English and global studies major, has been awarded a Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) fellowship for 2016. The fellowship program is designed to help students from diverse backgrounds attend graduate school, typically in the areas of public policy, public administration, international affairs and related fields.