Two Dietrich College Professors Earn Highest Faculty DistinctionRoberta Klatzky and Larry Wasserman have been named University Professors, the highest designation a faculty member can achieve.
Dandoy Is a Guiding LightCorrey Dandoy, coordinator of undergraduate programs in the Department of Philosophy, is a mentor to young people on and off the job.
CMU Students Compete in First Western Pennsylvania Russian Speaking OlympiadaSix CMU students were selected as the top competitors in the first Western Pennsylvania Russian Speaking Olympiada and received Book Prizes.
English Professors' Research Tackles Race and CitizenshipWednesday, April 25, 2018
English Professors' Research Tackles Race and CitizenshipDoug Coulson and Gregory Laski participated in a “Book Salon” conversation on topics related to their recent publications, both of which investigated racial themes in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Mark Kamlet Speaks at “Unleashing American Innovation” Symposium in D.C.Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Mark Kamlet Speaks at “Unleashing American Innovation” Symposium in D.C.A new cross-federal agency effort is underway to consider whether to revamp technology commercialization rules for U.S. national labs. To address the issue, leaders from top federal agencies and Kamlet spoke at a symposium.
Recap: Dietrich College’s Brunch and Buggy Spring Carnival CelebrationWednesday, April 25, 2018
Recap: Dietrich College’s Brunch and Buggy Spring Carnival CelebrationThis year’s Spring Carnival activities were celebrated by all members of the Tartan community, and Dietrich College’s Brunch and Buggy event was no exception.
Baruch Fischhoff Named 2018 Andrew Carnegie FellowWednesday, April 25, 2018
Baruch Fischhoff Named 2018 Andrew Carnegie FellowFischhoff is one of 31 scholars and writers who will receive $200,000 to devote significant time to research, write and publish in the humanities and social sciences.
Phi Sigma Iota Honor Society Inducts 18 CMU StudentsTuesday, April 24, 2018
Phi Sigma Iota Honor Society Inducts 18 CMU StudentsThis spring, 18 Carnegie Mellon students were inducted into the international honor society Phi Sigma Iota.
More Than 20 CMU Students Join Psi Chi Honor SocietyTuesday, April 24, 2018
More Than 20 CMU Students Join Psi Chi Honor SocietyTwenty-one Carnegie Mellon University students were inducted into Psi Chi this spring.
Marx@200 Exhibition Recognizes Karl Marx’s Bicentennial Through ArtTuesday, April 24, 2018
Marx@200 Exhibition Recognizes Karl Marx’s Bicentennial Through ArtForty-one artists from around the world are participating in Marx@200, an exhibit that will run at SPACE gallery in downtown Pittsburgh through June 10.
Celebrating the Best in Education, Teaching, Mentoring and OutreachMonday, April 23, 2018
Celebrating the Best in Education, Teaching, Mentoring and OutreachFour members of the Dietrich College community are being honored this year at the Celebration of Education ceremony.
Dean Richard Scheines Gets DunkedFriday, April 20, 2018
Dean Richard Scheines Gets DunkedDunk-a-Dean aims to raise awareness and funding for the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania.
Headspace Brings Guided Meditation to You Anytime, AnywhereThursday, April 19, 2018
Headspace Brings Guided Meditation to You Anytime, AnywhereStudies show the benefits of practicing mindfulness and meditation — from reduced stress and increased creativity to better immune response and improved relationships.
Happy 50th Birthday, CMU Children’s School!Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Happy 50th Birthday, CMU Children’s School!Carnegie Mellon University’s Children’s School Alumni, faculty, staff, current students and families recently celebrated the school with a birthday party.
Machine Learning Yields New Insights Into French Revolution’s Early DaysTuesday, April 17, 2018
Machine Learning Yields New Insights Into French Revolution’s Early DaysNew research suggests that rhetorical innovations may have played a significant role in winning acceptance for the new principles of governance that built the French republic’s foundation — and inspired future democracies around the world.
“Talking Black in America” Film Screening, Panel Discussion Draws Large CrowdMonday, April 16, 2018
“Talking Black in America” Film Screening, Panel Discussion Draws Large CrowdNearly 150 people from the Carnegie Mellon University and local communities attended the events, including the film’s executive producer, Walt Wolfram.
Get Ready To Dunk-a-DeanFriday, April 13, 2018
Get Ready To Dunk-a-DeanSpring Carnival’s second Dunk-a-Dean is taking place Friday, April 20, 2018. Dean Richard Scheines will be in the dunk tank at 1 p.m.
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum To Give Adamson Student Writing Awards Keynote AddressFriday, April 13, 2018
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum To Give Adamson Student Writing Awards Keynote AddressThe Adamson Student Writing Awards will be held on Thursday, May 3. The event is free and open to the public.
Will Penman Takes Home First Place, People's Choice Award at Three Minute Thesis CompetitionWednesday, April 11, 2018
Will Penman Takes Home First Place, People's Choice Award at Three Minute Thesis CompetitionPenman, a doctoral student in the Department of English, described his research and its significance in three minutes or less during the finals of the CMU competition.
New Inductees Join Sigma Tau Delta Honor SocietyMonday, April 09, 2018
New Inductees Join Sigma Tau Delta Honor SocietyIn an induction ceremony this month, 11 students from the Department of English joined the ranks of the Omega Tau Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society.
Recap: Blackness, Citizenship and the ArtsFriday, April 06, 2018
Recap: Blackness, Citizenship and the ArtsEvents focusing on “The Black Question” in Paris and Pittsburgh brought together artists, community activists and scholars.
Psychology Graduate Selected As Early Career Policy AmbassadorWednesday, April 04, 2018
Psychology Graduate Selected As Early Career Policy AmbassadorThe Psychology Department’s Casey Roark was recently selected as an early career policy ambassador to advocate for the sciences.
Relive the Dietrich Day FunWednesday, April 04, 2018
Relive the Dietrich Day FunDietrich College faculty, staff and students came together to celebrate being a community.
Behavioral Strategies Are More Effective Than Persuasion in Promoting Vaccination, Research ShowsWednesday, April 04, 2018
Behavioral Strategies Are More Effective Than Persuasion in Promoting Vaccination, Research ShowsA comprehensive review of the scientific findings from research on vaccination behavior shows that the most effective interventions focus directly on shaping patients’ and parents’ behavior instead of trying to change their minds.
Graduate Student Teaching Award Winners AnnouncedMonday, April 02, 2018
Graduate Student Teaching Award Winners AnnouncedAndras Molnar, Sophie Qin and Jamie Smith are the 2018 recipients of the Dietrich College’s Graduate Student Teaching Award.
Dietrich College Student Named One of "Larry's Hometown Heroes”Monday, April 02, 2018