Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, February 27, 2017

Infinite Career Paths in Behavioral Economics

CMU recently launched the first-of-its-kind undergraduate major in behavioral economics, policy and organizations (BEPO) because of the high demand for trained behavioral economics in almost every industry and sector. To give students an idea of many potential career options, the Department of Social and Decision Sciences (SDS) hosted "Behavioral Insights in Action." "This was a really unique and exciting opportunity to bring back some of our graduate student alumni from our top-ranked behavioral decision research program and showcase their work alongside other experts from industry and government as well as our own, really spectacular, faculty members," said SDS Head Linda Babcock.
Monday, February 27, 2017

Senior Sarah Gutekunst Takes You #BTS of Her Final Semester

There's no shortage of impressive news coming out of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. There's faculty research, student projects and awards and features on alumni who are doing really cool things - plus all of the lectures hosted by both faculty and visiting experts.Naturally, the Dietrich College social media channels want to shout out those accolades to followers everywhere. But what about the average aspects of life in Dietrich College? That's something I am going to help shine the light on, so to speak, by taking you behind the scenes (#bts) of my last semester.
Monday, February 27, 2017

Dietrich College Hires Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Ayana Ledford has joined the Dietrich College as director of diversity and inclusion. Ledford is a seasoned expert in creating and implementing programs to recruit and retain minorities and women. She participated in Dietrich's College Conversation in November and is excited to help with a number of suggestions that came out of that conversation.
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