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Shaw Intern ReunionDan Shaw, a creator of the Shaw Internship Fund, met with former Shaw Interns to discuss internship experiences and where they are now.
IEEE Elects Roberta Klatzky as a 2018 FellowKlatzky is a world-renowned expert in cognition who examines the relationships between human perception and action, with a focus on touch.
CMU Statistics and Data Science Graduate Students Keep Winning BigWithin the past year, CMU Statistics & Data Science Ph.D. students have been placing in the top five at major datathons.
Dietrich Student's Flights Have Evacuated More Than 200 Following Hurricane MariaWednesday, November 22, 2017
Dietrich Student's Flights Have Evacuated More Than 200 Following Hurricane MariaRosana Guernica's hurricane relief efforts have changed the lives of 211 Puerto Rican evacuees. Guernica and other volunteers have raised more than $174,000.
Five Andrew W. Mellon Fellows SelectedTuesday, November 21, 2017
Five Andrew W. Mellon Fellows SelectedFive Ph.D. students from the English, HIstory and Modern Languages Departments have been selected as Andrew W. Mellon Fellows.
Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Fourteen StudentsTuesday, November 21, 2017
Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Fourteen StudentsFourteen students were inducted into CMU's chapter of the academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa.
Kevin González Granted NEA Creative Writing FellowshipMonday, November 20, 2017
Kevin González Granted NEA Creative Writing FellowshipEarlier this month, Kevin González, assistant professor of English at CMU, was granted the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Fellowship.
Anna Fisher Receives NSF Science of Learning GrantMonday, November 20, 2017
Anna Fisher Receives NSF Science of Learning GrantFisher will work to understand whether design of reading materials for beginning readers can be optimized taking into account children’s developing attention regulation skills.
Michael J. Tarr Named 2017 AAAS FellowMonday, November 20, 2017
Michael J. Tarr Named 2017 AAAS FellowMichael J. Tarr has been selected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Alumni Talk Internships at Under ConstructionMonday, November 20, 2017
Alumni Talk Internships at Under ConstructionAt Under Construction: Internships, Dietrich College sophomores had the chance to hear from and network with Carnegie Mellon alumni.
How to Predict the Perfect GiftMonday, November 20, 2017
How to Predict the Perfect GiftIt's an age-old question. Do shoppers pick out a gift they think someone might like, or do they purchase exactly what the recipient has asked for?
Philosophy Class Visits NavlabWednesday, November 15, 2017
Philosophy Class Visits NavlabMate Szabo, a philosophy postdoctoral fellow, and his class visited Navlab, a group that builds computer-controlled vehicles for automated and assisted driving.
In 16th Poetry Collection, Jim Daniels Returns to Old Turf With New EyesTuesday, November 14, 2017
In 16th Poetry Collection, Jim Daniels Returns to Old Turf With New EyesJim Daniels, the Thomas Stockham Baker University Professor of English, recently published his 16th book of poetry, “Street Calligraphy."
Dietrich College Alumna and CMU Basketball Star Turns ProMonday, November 13, 2017
Dietrich College Alumna and CMU Basketball Star Turns ProAs of early November, Lisa Murphy (DC'17) is the leading scorer with 19.2 points per game for Lemvig Basket, one of the premier teams in Denmark.
How a Graduate Degree in Neural Computation Prepares for Career in MedtechMonday, November 13, 2017
How a Graduate Degree in Neural Computation Prepares for Career in MedtechAfter graduating with a Ph.D. in neural computation, Kubra Komek made the switch to the medtech industry. She uses her degree every day.
50th Anniversary Events Celebrate CMU's Impact, Bright FutureSunday, November 12, 2017
50th Anniversary Events Celebrate CMU's Impact, Bright FutureMembers of the university community honored a half-century of achievements at the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Homecoming on Nov. 10-11.
CMU’s Kasey Creswell Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant To Study Alcohol’s Effects in Young AdultsFriday, November 10, 2017
CMU’s Kasey Creswell Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant To Study Alcohol’s Effects in Young AdultsCreswell’s research will be the first to evaluate how lab-based findings translate to risk processes outside of the laboratory by assessing drinking experiences in daily life using surveys sent to participants’ smartphones.
Brain Research is Underserved by Statistics, Says Carnegie Mellon’s Rob KassThursday, November 09, 2017
Brain Research is Underserved by Statistics, Says Carnegie Mellon’s Rob KassKass believes brain research is in desperate need of cutting-edge statistics, which can and should supply a crucial link between new, highly complex data and the thorough scientific explanations the research aims to generate.
How You Make Decisions Can Affect Your PatienceWednesday, November 08, 2017
How You Make Decisions Can Affect Your PatienceCMU Ph.D. student Daniel Wall’s latest behavioral economics research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
NIH Renews CMU, Pitt Predoctoral Training Program in Behavioral Brain ResearchWednesday, November 08, 2017
NIH Renews CMU, Pitt Predoctoral Training Program in Behavioral Brain ResearchB-squared trains students to incorporate neuroscience and behavioral research to advance the understanding and treatment of many health issues.
Highlights From CMU’s Sports Analytics ConferenceTuesday, November 07, 2017
Highlights From CMU’s Sports Analytics ConferenceCMU's Sports Analytics Conference hosted some of the biggest names in the field and was followed by the Tartan Data Science Cup.
Unique Fusion of Economics and Psychology Drives Carnegie Mellon’s Approach to Behavioral EconomicsWednesday, November 01, 2017