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Applications for Senior Honors Program & Fellowship OpenRising seniors who may be interested in furthering their careers in academia, pursuing a creative project or exploring a career in research will be interested in the Senior Honors Program offered through the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Leading AI Scholars Featured in New Oral ArchiveA multi-institutional study identified more than 50 new gene variants that are closely linked to symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorder.
Roeder Honored for Contribution to StatisticsRoeder was honored for her outstanding contributions to statistical science in the areas of mixture models, semiparametric inference, and multiple testing, and to the development of statistical methods aimed at finding the genetic basis of human disease.
Student Spotlight: Shannon Werntz and the Girls of SteelWhile pursuing her studies at Carnegie Mellon University, Shannon Werntz volunteers as an awards mentor with a local all-girls robotics team that is part of the FIRST robotics competition (FRC).
Say Hello to Dietrich College’s Student CommunicatorsCameron Monteith and Cassandra Scanlon will provide a student lens to the Dietrich College’s news stories and social media channels.
Obituary: Edwin Fenton Was Central to CMU’s Teaching, Outreach and ResearchEdwin “Ted” Fenton, a professor emeritus known for his significant contributions to education and his personal charm, died Feb. 8.
Celebrating the RevelatoryDietrich college researchers dispel myths to reveal the true experiences of African Americans and French-born women of African and Caribbean descent.
Examining the Various Threads of FreedomDanielle Wenner discusses her recent paper, “Nondomination and the Limits of Relational Autonomy,” to examine the concept of autonomy through the prism of philosophy.
Largest Genetic Study Points to Autism CulpritsA multi-institutional study identified more than 50 new gene variants that are closely linked to symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorder.
Video, Photos from 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing AwardsTuesday, February 11, 2020
Video, Photos from 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing AwardsThe awards celebration featured readings of winning pieces, the presentation of the first-ever Special Drama Award and musical performances.
Local and Global Community Engagement on Display, Feb. 14Friday, February 07, 2020