COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Driven by Safety, Trust ConcernsAlmost half of adults younger than 65 who are hesitant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine say they are concerned about side effects, with people in certain occupations reporting five-fold higher rates of hesitancy than others, according to a new analysis by University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) scientists.
Kristina Straub Wins Dietrich College’s Elliott Dunlap Smith AwardThe English Department's Kristina Straub has won Dietrich College's Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service.
“My Wonderful Wanda,” Final Film for CMU Festival SeasonSet in a gorgeous lakeside Swiss villa, director Bettina Oberli explores the microcosm of family relationships in this nuanced drama with tinges of humor involving class relations, family politics and a surprise pregnancy that throws everyone off-kilter.
The Urban League Movement: Q&A with Joe W. Trotter, Jr.Joe W. Trotter, Jr.’s latest book explores the Urban League of Pittsburgh to provide new insights into the organization and its impact.
Social Justice and the Arab WorldModern Languages offers a new course in the spring semester that explores diversity, equity and inclusion in Arab societies.
Farinacci Leads Spring Carnival AdventureSpring Carnival Chair Victoria Lugo Farinacci, a senior global studies major, previous one of CMU’s most beloved annual traditions.
Shining A Light on Radicalized LanguageTom Werner, associate teaching professor in the Department of Philosophy, is offering the course, “Disagreeable Language: Talk in the Age of Polarization” this spring to provide CMU students with the tools they could use to reduce the heat of a contentious conversations and shine light on the facts of a situation to escape the “untruth matrix.”
Dietrich Faculty Among Six Grants Awarded by GoogleSix Carnegie Mellon University faculty members received grants through Google's inaugural Research Scholar Program. The program provides up to $60,000 to support the research efforts of early career professors.
“For Sama” Documents Plight of Wartime Mothers in SyriaWaad al-Kateab documents the birth of her daughter amidst the siege of Aleppo in a film about life, family and motherhood under the Syrian civil war.
CMU Senior Named a Gaither Junior FellowTuesday, April 06, 2021
CMU Senior Named a Gaither Junior FellowCMU senior named a Gaither Junior Fellow.
Three Humanities Faculty Receive Endowed ProfessorshipsTuesday, April 06, 2021
Three Humanities Faculty Receive Endowed ProfessorshipsDietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members Michal Rose Friedman, Andreea Ritivoi and Ed Russell have received endowed professorships.
Hagan Named Dean’s Innovation ScholarTuesday, April 06, 2021
Hagan Named Dean’s Innovation ScholarSusan Hagan, associate teaching professor in Information Systems, is the 2021 recipient of the Dean’s Innovation Scholar award.
Verdict in on CMU Mock TrialMonday, April 05, 2021
Verdict in on CMU Mock TrialDietrich College undergraduate students Daniel McNulty, Derya Ozcan, Molly Niehaus, Ryan Driscoll and Samuel Kim of CMU’s Mock Trial team recently advanced to this year's American Mock Trial Association's Opening Round Championship Series.
Making History PossibleMonday, April 05, 2021
Making History PossibleVincent “Vince” Brown (DC 2013) was one of two CMU alumni who helped to plan the 59th U.S. Presidential Inauguration.
A Legacy of LoveFriday, April 02, 2021
A Legacy of LoveAlumna Barbara Bessey describes her CMU experience and decision to establish the Kevin J. Gilmartin and Barbara L. Bessey Undergraduate Scholarship Fund, which provides need-based scholarship support to undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Psychology.
Connecting Peacemaking and Community Building with PolicingThursday, April 01, 2021