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CMU Celebrates Pittsburgh Women in Data Science

Women in Data Science (WiDS), a conference made up of many satellite events in cities around the world, came to Pittsburgh for the first time in March.

Have an Unpaid or Low-paying Summer Internship?

The Summer Internship Opportunity Grants Program is designed to help undergraduate students achieve their career goals without having a large overhead. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 6.

Applicants to Carnegie Mellon Surge to Record High, Building in Quality and Diversity

Carnegie Mellon University attracted a record-breaking 24,351 applicants for admission to the Class of 2022, a 19 percent increase over last year's pool. Specifically, Dietrich College applicants increased by 29 percent.

In Two New Books, Sharon Dilworth Takes on Pittsburgh and Paris

In two new books out this year, Dilworth uses her fiction to explore two very distinct places.

A Transformation to Learning Engineering

Bror Saxberg, vice president of learning science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, gave the fourth annual CMU Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture. Saxberg discussed challenges in education, different learning science applications, examples of learning engineering and what his learning science group at CZI is trying to do.

Children's School Family Festival Goes Wild

Family Festival is designed to be student-led to allow children to switch roles with adults as the experts. They could tour nine rooms of demonstrations, displays, activities and games by 96 preschool and kindergarten students.

#StatMadness: Pitt, CMU and Schell Games Team Takes On Yale in Round Three

The educational technology game “Night Shift” has advanced to round three of #StatMadness. Voting ends Thursday, March 15 at midnight.

The Learning Brain is Less Flexible Than We Thought

New research from Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh finds that, when learning a new task, the brain is less flexible than previously thought.

Film Screening: Talking Black in America

The film will screen for the first time in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 11 on CMU’s campus. Walt Wolfram, executive producer, will introduce the film.

Farnam Jahanian Named President of Carnegie Mellon University

Known for his enthusiastic engagement with students and his deep understanding for the CMU experience, Jahanian has been appointed as the 10th president of the University.

Revolutionizing the Study of Talk

The advent of systems such as Google, YouTube and Wikipedia has made it seem as if all types of information are accessible at all times. Yet, for people who study spoken language in realistic conversations, none of those resources really help. Psychology Professor Brian MacWhinney has spent the past three decades addressing this gap.

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