Sharon Carver Named Associate Dean for Academic AffairsTeaching Professor of Psychology and Children’s School Director Sharon Carver will assume this additional leadership role July 1.
Carnegie Mellon Celebrates Five Years of Success and Student Exploration in Washington, D.C.Five alumni from the Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester Program reflect on their experiences in the nation’s capital.
Ledford Negotiates for Climate Change at CMUThis staff spotlight features Ayana Ledford, director of diversity and inclusion for the Dietrich and Heinz colleges, and executive director of PROGRESS, which teaches young girls and women how to negotiate.
Scouting and Scoring: Historian Looks for What’s Behind the Data in BaseballMonday, March 25, 2019
Scouting and Scoring: Historian Looks for What’s Behind the Data in BaseballIn his new book, historian Christopher Phillips uses baseball to ask questions about how we make judgments in the modern world.
Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect DietMonday, March 25, 2019
Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect DietNico Slate’s new book is the first to focus solely on the connection among Gandhi’s food choices, politics and beliefs.
Technology, Music and Art Come Together at TripTechWednesday, March 20, 2019
Technology, Music and Art Come Together at TripTechThe teaching, coding and hip-hop worlds will converge at TripTech, taking place March 28-30 and in collaboration with Google.
Pittsburgh Humanities Festival Presents ‘Smart Talk About Stuff That Matters’Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Pittsburgh Humanities Festival Presents ‘Smart Talk About Stuff That Matters’Presented in part by CMU’s Humanities Center, the Pittsburgh Humanities Festival will run March 22-24 and feature 16 events and one partner event.
New Study Reshapes Understanding of How the Brain Recovers from InjuryWednesday, March 20, 2019
New Study Reshapes Understanding of How the Brain Recovers from InjuryA new study from the Department of Psychology’s Brad Mahon could help facilitate the development of more effective interventions to encourage vision recovery in stroke patients.
Thanking and Apologizing: Talk That Isn't CheapThursday, March 14, 2019
Thanking and Apologizing: Talk That Isn't CheapNew research presents a framework for understanding why thanking, apologizing, bragging and blaming matter so much and reveals the underlying psychology.
The Balance of AI, Ethics and the MilitaryThursday, March 14, 2019
The Balance of AI, Ethics and the MilitaryDavid Danks discusses CMU's role in shaping nationwide discussion on AI, ethics and the military.
Carnegie Mellon Launches Global Communication and Applied Translation Master's Degree ProgramWednesday, March 13, 2019
Carnegie Mellon Launches Global Communication and Applied Translation Master's Degree ProgramCarnegie Mellon University is now enrolling students in a Master of Arts in Global Communication and Applied Translation Program that will launch in fall 2019.
Deirdre Cooper Owens To Give Margaret Morrison Distinguished LectureMonday, March 11, 2019
Deirdre Cooper Owens To Give Margaret Morrison Distinguished LectureThe annual talk will be given by award-winning historian Deirdre Cooper Owens and will focus on the creation of American gynecology on disadvantaged bodies.
International Film Festival to Focus on “FACES OF WO/MEN,” March 21-April 7Friday, March 08, 2019
International Film Festival to Focus on “FACES OF WO/MEN,” March 21-April 7The 2019 CMU International Film Festival will feature films that explore the complexities of gender and constructing one’s identity.
Celebrating 100 Years of Modern Languages at CMUFriday, March 08, 2019
Celebrating 100 Years of Modern Languages at CMUIn honor of 100 years of modern languages at CMU, the Department of Modern Languages hosted the symposium Communicating Across Cultures.
CMU Launches Undergraduate Degree Program in Economics and PoliticsFriday, March 08, 2019
CMU Launches Undergraduate Degree Program in Economics and PoliticsCarnegie Mellon University has introduced a new bachelor's degree of science program in economics and politics, a joint effort between the Institute for Politics and Strategy and the Undergraduate Economics Program.
Emmy Award-winning Journalist Makes HistoryThursday, March 07, 2019
Emmy Award-winning Journalist Makes HistoryAlumna Nitya Chambers took home the college’s first Emmy Award for “Explore Parts Unknown,” CNN’s digital home for the acclaimed series starring the late Anthony Bourdain.
Three Ways Studying Organic Chemistry Changes the BrainWednesday, March 06, 2019
Three Ways Studying Organic Chemistry Changes the BrainA new study from the Department of Psychology’s Marcel Just and Timothy Keller shows that learning scientific information results in three types of changes in the brain.
Better To Include Your Better Half in Social Posts, Study FindsWednesday, March 06, 2019
Better To Include Your Better Half in Social Posts, Study FindsNew research from the Department of Psychology’s Juwon Lee explores romantic relationships and social media.
Carnegie Mellon, Duke Lower Barriers to Conducting Educational ResearchWednesday, March 06, 2019