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Chapman to Head Department of Social and Decision SciencesCarnegie Mellon University has appointed Gretchen Chapman to head the Department of Social and Decision Sciences beginning July 1.
NI Researchers at Black in NeuroCarnegie Mellon University neuroscience was well represented at Black In Neuro Week 2021, the second annual celebration of Black excellence in neuroscience related fields.
Local Perceptions Obscure COVID Risk During PandemicLessons from the pandemic could inform how to deal with other global crises that require collective action, like climate change.
Make a WischA cross country romance blossomed in Pittsburgh for CMU alumni couple — under Hamerschlag’s nose.
CMU's Posner Lays Track for Future of Rail TransitHenry Posner III, the chairman of Railroad Development Corporation(RDC) and an adjunct instructor at Carnegie Mellon University, participated in a demonstration of a battery-powered, modular train that can be inserted onto existing infrastructure.
Dietrich Welcomes New Faculty, Postdocs and Visiting FacultyDietrich College welcomes 21 new faculty, postdoctoral fellows and visiting lecturers this academic year.
Where Talent Meets OpportunityThree 2021 Dietrich College graduates, Krithika Veerappan, Matthew Kern and Simon Lenoe have set their path to exciting futures in a variety of fields.
Students in IS Class Lend Hand, Help CommunityThe Information Systems Consulting Project Course is a focal point of the Information Systems major, and it allows students to help the community. The course involves groups of students working with a nonprofit, government organization or small business to offer them services to help the organization grow and have a positive impact on the community.
Scientists Urge States Cooperate on COVID-19 StrategiesNon-pharmaceutical interventions can be effective at limiting the spread of the coronavirus, but individual states should consider their neighbors for mitigation strategies to be successful.
Text Reminders Boost Vaccine AppointmentsMonday, August 02, 2021
Text Reminders Boost Vaccine AppointmentsResearchers find text messages that make vaccinations easier and impart psychological ownership are an effective method to encourage people to sign up and show up for COVID-19 vaccinations.
NSF AI Planning Institute Holds Interdisciplinary WorkshopMonday, August 02, 2021