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Marian Aguiar Aims to Rearrange How We See Traditional Unions in “Arranging Marriage”Aguiar is an associate professor in the department of English as well as an author. She teaches a course titled "Love: A Cultural History" in Dietrich College.
Students to City Council: Use Self-Driving Vehicles to Help Underserved CommunitiesEight Ethics, History and Public Policy seniors proposed a plan to Pittsburgh City Council for transportation equity.
Catching Up With Recent Grad Sarah GutekunstSarah Gutekunst has spent the past seven months working as a communications assistant for international law firm Fried Frank in their New York City office.
How-To: Honors Fellow Creates Guide to SustainabilityFriday, January 26, 2018
How-To: Honors Fellow Creates Guide to SustainabilityDietrich College Honors Fellow Amber James is writing a book full of sustainability tips.
The Real Deal: U.N. Paris Agreement Negotiators Hold Workshop for CMU StudentsThursday, January 25, 2018
The Real Deal: U.N. Paris Agreement Negotiators Hold Workshop for CMU StudentsU.N. Paris Agreement negotiators Paul Watkinson and Hussein Alfa Nafo joined CMU students for a crash course in climate change negotiation.
Automation, the Future of Work and the New American DreamWednesday, January 24, 2018
Automation, the Future of Work and the New American DreamMark Kamlet shares his views on the potential impact of new technologies on human jobs.
A Pittsburgh Preschool Advances ResearchMonday, January 22, 2018
A Pittsburgh Preschool Advances ResearchThe 96-student laboratory school facilitates observations and research in a range of disciplines, from early childhood development and educational practices to child-friendly furniture design and more.
Video, Photos From 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing AwardsFriday, January 19, 2018
Video, Photos From 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing AwardsFor the nineteenth year, western Pennsylvania students addressed topics of diversity in CMU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards. View photos and video from the event.
New Carnegie Mellon Dynamic Statistical Model Follows Gene Expressions Over TimeMonday, January 15, 2018
New Carnegie Mellon Dynamic Statistical Model Follows Gene Expressions Over TimeThe model gives researchers a tool that extends past observing static networks at a single snapshot in time. Future applications could range from understanding disease progression to analyzing fMRI data and social networks.
Sheldon Cohen Named American Psychosomatic Society’s 2018 Distinguished ScientistFriday, January 12, 2018
Sheldon Cohen Named American Psychosomatic Society’s 2018 Distinguished ScientistA member of the National Academy of Medicine, Cohen investigates the effects of behavioral factors in immunity and physical disease.
Mayoral Proclamation Recognizes CMU Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards CeremonyThursday, January 11, 2018
Mayoral Proclamation Recognizes CMU Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards CeremonyRecognizing the awards’ impact, Jan. 15, 2018 has been declared as the day of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards Celebration.
Leadership Pittsburgh Selects CMU’s Ayana Ledford as Lead Now Pittsburgh FellowTuesday, January 09, 2018
Leadership Pittsburgh Selects CMU’s Ayana Ledford as Lead Now Pittsburgh FellowLeadership Pittsburgh Inc. has launched a major new initiative, Lead Now, to develop and cultivate the region’s ranks of transformational community leaders to help meet the social and economic opportunities and challenges arising from the region’s ongoing resurgence.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Award Winners Address Contemporary Social IssuesThursday, January 04, 2018