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Makers Use Facial Coverings as Creative OutletsKathy Newman, associate professor of English, created facial coverings that feature cultural icons including Karl Marx, Michel Foucault, Stuart Hall, Charlotte Brontë, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Roshni Mehta Pursues Coro Pittsburgh FellowshipRoshni Mehta, a 2020 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University who majored in Ethics, History, and Public Policy, has received a Coro Pittsburgh’s Fellowship in Public Affairs.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Courses for Your Fall ScheduleThis fall, students can explore in-person or remote Dietrich College courses that cover topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Signature Course: Global HistoriesIn Global Histories, first-year students from across campus learn about democracies spanning a time period of more than 2,000 years, from Rome to France, Germany, Japan, China and Iran.
Signature Course: Nature of LanguageIn Nature of Language, students learn what it means to study language scientifically.
CMU’s Center for the Arts in Society Launches Borderlines InitiativeCMU's Center for the Arts in Society (CAS) is launching a new initiative to explore borderlines, led by Mary-Lou Arscott and Nico Slate. Monday, August 17, 2020
Philosophy’s Tetrad Project Awarded International AI HonorThe Tetrad Automated Causal Discovery Platform was awarded the Super Artificial Intelligence Leader (SAIL) award at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference held in Shanghai in July.
English Alumnus Earns Second Emmy NominationJavier Grillo-Marxuach (DC 1991) is among 17 Carnegie Mellon University alumni who earned 18 Emmy Award nominations in 12 categories this year.
Exaggerated Claims Undermine Science by Ignoring the Scientific MethodWhy do so many people doubt scientific findings? Rob Kass, Maurice Falk Professor of Statistics & Computational Neuroscience and member of the Neuroscience Institute, says there are many reasons.
Signature Courses Lead the WayMonday, August 10, 2020
Signature Courses Lead the WayPreparations for fall are an investment in the future.
Chautauqua Invites CMU Professors to AI and Humanity PanelThursday, August 06, 2020
Chautauqua Invites CMU Professors to AI and Humanity PanelExperts speak about the ethics of technology.
Graduates Bring Power to the Solar IndustryWednesday, August 05, 2020
Graduates Bring Power to the Solar IndustryStudents completing their Master of Statistical Practice (MSP) at Carnegie Mellon University build real-world experience through capstone projects in industry and nonprofit organizations.
If the Shoe Fits: CSAFE Study Improves Shoe Print ForensicsTuesday, August 04, 2020
If the Shoe Fits: CSAFE Study Improves Shoe Print ForensicsA new model improves how uncertainty is calculated when matching shoe print evidence, strengthening the validity of this forensics technique.
Language May Undermine Women in Science and TechMonday, August 03, 2020
Language May Undermine Women in Science and TechResearchers examined gender stereotypes baked into 25 languages to explore why fewer women enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
CMU Alumnus Tommy Oliver Works for ChangeMonday, August 03, 2020
CMU Alumnus Tommy Oliver Works for ChangeDietrich Grad and 2018 Alumni Awardee elected to AMPAS, records ‘Power of the Protests’.
Student Pandemic Short FilmsMonday, August 03, 2020
Student Pandemic Short FilmsStudents in the film and visual media program created short films that commented on some aspect of their pandemic experience.
More Than 50 Seniors Inducted Into Phi Beta KappaMonday, August 03, 2020
More Than 50 Seniors Inducted Into Phi Beta KappaFifty-two seniors were inducted into Carnegie Mellon University’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK) in spring 2020.
Friedman Fellows embrace virtual ‘DC’ experienceMonday, August 03, 2020