CMU Researchers Identify How Learning and Decision-Making Share a Common Underlying Brain MechanismIn a pair of recently published papers, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, along with local and international collaborators, shed light on how specific circuits in the brain can simultaneously make decisions and learn from their outcomes.
More Than 50 Seniors Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa SocietyFifty-six seniors were inducted into Carnegie Mellon’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Celebrating the Class of 2019The Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences honors our 2019 graduates.
Two Promising Educators Recognized With the Gretchen Goldsmith Lankford AwardFriday, May 17, 2019
Two Promising Educators Recognized With the Gretchen Goldsmith Lankford Award
Four Fulbright Scholars Share Dietrich College ConnectionFriday, May 17, 2019
Four Fulbright Scholars Share Dietrich College ConnectionFour seniors with majors or minors in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences have been named Fulbright Scholars.
Tatyana Gershkovich Wins Prestigious Berlin Prize, First Fellow from CMUFriday, May 17, 2019
Tatyana Gershkovich Wins Prestigious Berlin Prize, First Fellow from CMUThe American Academy in Berlin has awarded the Department of Modern Languages’ Tatyana Gershkovich a prestigious Berlin Prize for fall 2019.
Undergraduates Showcase Research at Meeting of the MindsThursday, May 16, 2019
Undergraduates Showcase Research at Meeting of the MindsDietrich College students were among undergraduates giving poster sessions, interactive demonstrations and oral presentations at Meeting of the Minds.
Carnegie Mellon Launches Executive Program in Behavioral EconomicsWednesday, May 15, 2019
Carnegie Mellon Launches Executive Program in Behavioral EconomicsThe inaugural Executive Program in Behavioral Economics will be offered July 29-Aug. 2.
Program for Deliberative Democracy Explores the Issue of Abortion in AmericaWednesday, May 15, 2019
Program for Deliberative Democracy Explores the Issue of Abortion in AmericaCMU’s Program for Deliberative Democracy recently presented results from its Deliberative Forum on the Issue of Abortion in America to Pennsylvania lawmakers.
RoboTutor Team Awaits Global Learning XPRIZE ResultMonday, May 13, 2019
RoboTutor Team Awaits Global Learning XPRIZE ResultTeam members of RoboTutor LLC — who have spent years developing open-source software that children can use to teach themselves basic reading, writing and mathematics — are anxiously awaiting the results of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition.
Green Energy Nudges Come With a Hidden CostMonday, May 13, 2019
Green Energy Nudges Come With a Hidden CostNew research from the Department of Social and Decision Sciences finds popular green energy “nudges” can decrease support for policies with far greater impact.
Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of AmericaThursday, May 09, 2019
Workers on Arrival: Black Labor in the Making of AmericaA new book from CMU’s Joe Trotter draws upon several generations of African American history that started during the early 20th century.
CMU Climbing Team Ascends to New HeightsWednesday, May 08, 2019
CMU Climbing Team Ascends to New HeightsLearn about the CMU Climbing Team and Head Coach Erika Giuse, a junior information systems major.
Dataset Bridges Human Vision and Machine LearningWednesday, May 08, 2019
Dataset Bridges Human Vision and Machine LearningNeuroscientists and computer vision scientists have created a new dataset of unprecedented size to help researchers better understand how the brain processes images.
Shinn-Cunningham Earns Silver Medal from Acoustical Society of AmericaWednesday, May 08, 2019
Shinn-Cunningham Earns Silver Medal from Acoustical Society of AmericaRenowned auditory neuroscientist Barbara Shinn-Cunningham has been named the 2019 recipient of the Helmholtz Rayleigh Interdisciplinary Silver Medal in Psychological and Physiological Acoustics and Speech Communication.
CMU Launches Undergraduate Program in Film and Visual MediaMonday, May 06, 2019
CMU Launches Undergraduate Program in Film and Visual MediaThe program, based in the Department of English, will focus on the critical study of screenwriting an don films as cultural and political texts.
Suicide Rates Spike Nationally Among Youth After "13 Reasons Why" ReleaseWednesday, May 01, 2019
Suicide Rates Spike Nationally Among Youth After "13 Reasons Why" ReleaseA new research study by Professor of Statistics Joel Greenhouse and collaborators reports the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" was associated with a significant increase in monthly suicide rates among U.S. youth aged 10 to 17 years.
Roeder Elected to National Academy of SciencesWednesday, May 01, 2019
Roeder Elected to National Academy of SciencesKathryn Roeder, UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Roberta Klatzky Honored by Association for Psychological ScienceWednesday, May 01, 2019