New AI Enables Teachers To Rapidly Develop Intelligent Tutoring SystemsResearchers at Carnegie Mellon University have shown they can rapidly build intelligent tutoring systems by, in effect, teaching the computer to teach.
Nico Slate to Head Carnegie Mellon’s History DepartmentNico Slate has been selected to head CMU’s Department of History, effective July 1. Slate, a professor of history, succeeds Donna Harsch.
Ulloa-Shields & Gómez Honored with Advising, Teaching AwardsUlloa-Shields & Gómez honored with advising, Teaching Awards at CMU's annual Celebration of Education Awards.
COVID-19 Treatments: A Call for Rigorous Clinical ResearchEthicists from Carnegie Mellon and McGill universities provide recommendations for conducting clinical research during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carnegie Mellon Unveils Five Interactive COVID-19 MapsCarnegie Mellon University today unveiled five interactive maps displaying real-time information on symptoms, doctor visits, medical tests and browser searches related to COVID-19 in the United States, including estimated disease activity at the county level.
Self-reported COVID-19 Symptoms Show Promise for Disease ForecastsCarnegie Mellon will soon be forecasting coronavirus activity several weeks ahead.
CMU Professor Creates Innovative App to Anonymously Trace Exposure to COVID-19A team of researchers have developed an innovative new contact tracing app that uses ultrasound technology to more accurately follow people’s exposure to COVID-19.
Children’s School Shares Resources For At-Home LearningThe Carnegie Mellon University Children’s School is sharing its resources with the public as a way to help families who are home with preschoolers or kindergarteners, as well as educators who are teaching students from home.
Mindfulness Mediation MattersDietrich College Associate Professor David Creswell shares the science behind what makes us resilient in stressful times.
Lisa DiBenedetto Wysocki (DC 1979) Focuses on a New Fix for Animals in NeedMonday, April 13, 2020
Lisa DiBenedetto Wysocki (DC 1979) Focuses on a New Fix for Animals in NeedLisa DiBenedetto Wysocki is she’s helping connect family and friends to new pets — and making some shelter pets even easier to adopt.
The Desire for Information: Blissful Ignorance or Painful Truth?Wednesday, April 08, 2020
The Desire for Information: Blissful Ignorance or Painful Truth?Researchers from Carnegie Mellon, Northwestern and Harvard universities developed a test to measure individuals’ desire for information across different areas of life. Take the test here.
The Ethics of Developing COVID-19 Treatments and VaccinationWednesday, April 08, 2020
The Ethics of Developing COVID-19 Treatments and VaccinationThe Department of Philosophy’s Alex John London and David Danks explore ethical issues surrounding the development of COVID-19 treatments and vaccination.
Facebook and Carnegie Mellon Team to Gather COVID-19 Symptom DataTuesday, April 07, 2020
Facebook and Carnegie Mellon Team to Gather COVID-19 Symptom DataRyan Tibshirani, associate professor of statistics and machine learning, is leading a Carnegie Mellon effort with Facebook to help researchers forecast the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exploring the Brainstem’s Role in Autism Spectrum DisorderTuesday, April 07, 2020
Exploring the Brainstem’s Role in Autism Spectrum DisorderResearchers examine how dysregulation in the brainstem may underpin characteristic behaviors associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Solidarity During the Coronavirus CrisisMonday, April 06, 2020
Solidarity During the Coronavirus CrisisCMU Center for Ethics and Policy researcher created a Virtual Tip Jar that has been replicated to help service workers without work.
Your Guide to Digital Humanities is HereThursday, April 02, 2020