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Thursday, August 25, 2016

With a Pogo Stick, the Sky’s the Limit

Nick Ryan (DC’11) is forging his own path—by pogo stick. In 2010, while Ryan was still a student at Carnegie Mellon University, he co-founded Xpogo—an events, media and retail company dedicated to growing the sport of extreme pogo. MORE
Monday, May 23, 2016

Sophomore Talks Philosophy, Internship Experience

David Matvey (DC’18), an international relations and politics major with an additional major in ethics, history and public policy, spent the past semester in Washington, D.C., taking classes and interning in a senatorial office. MORE
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Double Duty: CMU Police Officer Nabs Bachelor’s Degree

CMU Police Officer Joe Bernarding nabbed his bachelor's degree in ethics, history and public policy. MORE
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Dietrich College’s Top Teaching Award Announced

Alex John London is the 2015-2016 winner of the Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. MORE
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Sophomore Receives State Department Scholarship to Study in India

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. MORE
Monday, August 31, 2015

Software Developed by EHPP Student Helps Find Online Sex Traffickers

The universal scope of Internet advertising makes it an ideal way to attract customers and lure young participants into human trafficking activities including sex and prostitution, but behind those ads are layers of online data that can help investigators track down the criminals who organize and profit from such exploitation. MORE
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Passion for Teaching

Marie Avilez (DC’15) did not realize how spending one semester abroad two years ago would influence the trajectory of her future plans. It was during Carnegie Mellon University’s first Social Change Semester that Avilez, an ethics, history and public policy major with a minor in psychology, discovered her passion: teaching. MORE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

How the City of Pittsburgh can Balance Privacy and Public Safety

HPP Faculty Advisor Jay D. Aronson and Senior Ethics, History and Public Policy Major Christophe Combemale wrote an opinion piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on how the City of Pittsburgh can balance privacy and public safety. MORE
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Under Construction 2015

This is a unique opportunity for Dietrich College alumni to come together with current sophomores, juniors and seniors to network, to share stories from life after graduation and to help students navigate their career options, internships, and post-graduation opportunities. MORE
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Developing Online Tools To Detect and Identify Sex Traffickers

Former EHPP major Emily Kennedy receives $3.6 million from DARPA to continue development of online tools to combat human trafficking that first emerged out of her senior honors thesis. MORE
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Security and Social Dimensions of City Surveillance Policy

From drones to traffic and body cameras, technology is giving law enforcement officials many new options to watch and protect citizens. However, their use raises legal and ethical questions, including potentially violating the privacy rights of innocent people.
Friday, April 25, 2014

An Education in Leadership

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Fleece Jackets for EHPP Students!