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Carnegie Mellon Historian, Collaborating Artists Debut "Casop: A Requiem for Rice"“Casop: A Requiem for Rice” a new contemporary classical symphonic work that tells the stories of Africans enslaved on Lowcountry South Carolina and Georgia rice plantations, will premiere at 7 p.m., Feb. 13, at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.
Alumnus, Students Join Pittsburgh Community at Racial Justice SummitKevin Jarbo, a President's Postdoctoral Fellow in the Social and Decision Sciences Department, and Phoebe Dinh, a graduate student in the Department of Psychology, serve on the Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit’s planning committee.
Charting Your CoursePhil Simon (DC 1993) has gone from working in the world of corporate human resources to being his own boss.
Video, Photos from 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing AwardsFriday, January 25, 2019
Video, Photos from 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing AwardsThe 20th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards at Carnegie Mellon University brought together students from across western Pennsylvania.
Dietrich College Alumna Fights Human Trafficking With AIWednesday, January 23, 2019
Dietrich College Alumna Fights Human Trafficking With AIEmily Kennedy (DC 2012) transformed her senior honors thesis into a company that develops sophisticated machine learning tools to stop human trafficking.
A Lifelong Passion Drives This Champion for DiversityWednesday, January 16, 2019
A Lifelong Passion Drives This Champion for DiversityLisa Feigen Dugal (DC 1984) is a senior partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and leads Women in Technology and Academic/Strategic Partnerships.
The Latest Cool Classes in the Dietrich CollegeFriday, January 11, 2019
The Latest Cool Classes in the Dietrich CollegeCheck out some of the intriguing courses from the fall semester, including data and rhetoric in storytelling and politics, as well as how technology is changing warfare.
Students’ End-of-Semester Projects Tackle Real-World ChallengesFriday, January 11, 2019
Students’ End-of-Semester Projects Tackle Real-World ChallengesMany Dietrich College courses throughout the fall 2018 semester culminated in capstone or final projects that focused on innovation, creativity and problem-solving.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards Reaches 20 YearsTuesday, January 08, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards Reaches 20 YearsWhat started as a small contest for a few Pittsburgh public schools has expanded into a program that reaches hundreds of students across western Pennsylvania every year.
Researchers and Designers At PlayTuesday, January 08, 2019
Researchers and Designers At PlayCarnegie Mellon University’s Children’s School partners with departments across campus to conduct user testing for projects in areas such as software development and product design.
Effective Science Communication Begins With CollaborationMonday, January 07, 2019
Effective Science Communication Begins With CollaborationBaruch Fischhoff says the key to communicating scientific research is simple: Collaborate. His paper “Evaluating science communication” was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
From CMU to Capitol Hill: Alumna Heads To WashingtonThursday, January 03, 2019