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Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Monday, April 14, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences To Host "Mapping the Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences"

Mapping H&SSLast summer, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences released the "Heart of the Matter," a report on the current state of the humanities and social sciences and their role in creating a vibrant, competitive and secure nation. On Monday, April 21, Carnegie Mellon and the American Academy will hold the first Pittsburgh-area discussion of the report and its implications for improving education and creating a sustainable global society.
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Monday, April 14, 2014

Press Release: Feature Film Based on Carnegie Mellon Brain Research To Screen On Campus

Justice is MindFilmmaker Mark Lund was so mesmerized by the CMU thought identification research on "60 Minutes" that he decided to use the groundbreaking work as the basis for his next feature film. "Justice Is Mind" will screen without charge for the CMU and Pittsburgh communities at 5 p.m., Monday, April 28 in Baker Hall's Giant Eagle Auditorium (A51). MORE
Friday, April 11, 2014

Media Advisory: Acclaimed Novelist Andre Dubus III To Read at Carnegie Mellon's Adamson Student Writing Awards

Andre DubusDubus is the author of six books, including "House of Fog and Sand," "Townie," "The Garden of Last Days" and, most recently, "Dirty Love." MORE
Friday, April 11, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Appoints David Danks Head of its Philosophy Department

David DanksDanks, associate professor of philosophy and psychology, succeeds Richard Scheines, who is stepping down to become dean of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. MORE
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Press Release: Christopher R. Genovese To Head Carnegie Mellon's Department of Statistics

GenoveseGenovese joined CMU in 1994. His research focuses on solving complex and high-dimensional problems in the sciences, and his work has produced new methods and results in neuroscience, evolutionary biology, learning science and cosmology/astrophysics. MORE
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's International Film Festival Continues With Oscar-Winning Directors' Latest Films, Special Appearances

Sweet DreamsAfter a record-setting first week, the film festival continues through April 5 with "GriGris," "Trapped," "At Berkeley" and "Sweet Dreams." MORE