Making Sense of ExplanationsA research team explores the factors behind how an explanation is constructed, from validating scientific arguments to opening a window to how conspiracies form.
CMU’s Department of Philosophy Builds Community Through Summer SchoolCMU's Summer School in Logic and Formal Epistemology is a program for students in philosophy, math, computer science, linguistics, economics and other sciences.
Finding the Hidden Gems of the Modern Photography WorldJames Wang decided to merge two passions – machine learning and photography – to create the Silver List, a program aimed to raise the visibility of diverse, high-quality and otherwise-overlooked photographers.
Making Good Decisions about COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t just a challenge for medicine, it’s a challenge for decision making of all types.
Big Data Accelerates Biodiversity ResearchResearch collaboration between the Digital Sciences, Humanities, Arts: Research and Publishing coalition at CMU and Carnegie Museum of Natural History collaborate on a study to explore how big datasets motivate biodiversity research.
English Alumnus Elected to National Academy of EngineeringDietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences alumnus William D. Magwood IV is among six Carnegie Mellon University faculty members and alumni elected to the National Academy of Engineering this year.
The Politics of SynonymsA team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University found people are more successful at identifying language associated with Republican speech than Democratic speech patterns.
COVID-related Depression Linked to Reduced Physical ActivityNew research found that 61% of surveyed university students were at risk of clinical depression, a value twice the rate prior to the pandemic.
CMU Film Festival Presents Award-Winning Film from LesothoThe CMU International Film Festival will showcase Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s dramatic movie, “This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection,” the first feature filmed entirely in Lesotho with local actors speaking in the Sesotho language.
Gang Liu Publishes Children’s Book SeriesMonday, February 01, 2021
Gang Liu Publishes Children’s Book SeriesSix-year-old Luoluo Ting and her two feline friends explore ancient China in the newly published children's series, written by CMU's Gang Liu.
Applications are Open for Pittsburgh Summer Internship ProgramMonday, February 01, 2021
Applications are Open for Pittsburgh Summer Internship ProgramMore than 40 organizations are looking for summer interns from CMU’s Dietrich College as part of the Pittsburgh Summer Internship Program.
Peter Spirtes To Head Carnegie Mellon’s Department of PhilosophyThursday, January 28, 2021
Peter Spirtes To Head Carnegie Mellon’s Department of PhilosophyCarnegie Mellon University has appointed Peter Spirtes head of the Department of Philosophy, effective July 1.
A Call a Day Keeps the Pandemic Blues AwayWednesday, January 27, 2021
A Call a Day Keeps the Pandemic Blues AwaySocial connection, social support and physical exercise key to overcoming adversity.
Researchers Explore How to Make AI More HumanTuesday, January 26, 2021
Researchers Explore How to Make AI More HumanA team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University received a $500,000 grant from the National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes program to design a new class of Turing Tests that assess both biological intelligence and AI.
2021 CMU Film Festival Begins with “Corpus Christi”Monday, January 25, 2021
2021 CMU Film Festival Begins with “Corpus Christi”Corpus Christi was nominated for Best International Film at the 2020 Oscars and will be available to watch in January to kick-off the Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival.
Fall 2020 Dean’s List AnnouncedWednesday, January 20, 2021
Fall 2020 Dean’s List AnnouncedCongratulations to all of the undergraduate students who have been named to the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester.
England Writes to Pay Tribute to Ghosts from his PastTuesday, January 19, 2021
England Writes to Pay Tribute to Ghosts from his PastCMU English professor Jason England recalls how his background has influenced his life.
Nugent Honored by National AcademiesTuesday, January 19, 2021
Nugent Honored by National AcademiesRebecca Nugent of the Department of Statistics & Data Science joins a national conversation about the future of higher education.
Piquing Your CreativityFriday, January 15, 2021
Piquing Your CreativityAlumnus Arnav Jhunjhunwala not only builds an infrastructure foundation for India’s sustained growth though his company Alom Poly Extrusions’, he also writes poetry and short stories.
Surveys Show Northeast, West Coast Most Likely To Accept COVID-19 VaccineThursday, January 14, 2021
Surveys Show Northeast, West Coast Most Likely To Accept COVID-19 VaccineCarnegie Mellon University researchers have begun daily nationwide surveys to determine U.S. acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines and pinpoint those states and localities where people are most skeptical of the shots.
Roeder Named Among World's Most Highly Cited ResearchersThursday, January 14, 2021
Roeder Named Among World's Most Highly Cited ResearchersKathryn Roeder, UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences, was named as one of the world’s most highly cited in the sciences, according to a list published by Clarivate Analytics.
Nozari Receives Early Career AwardThursday, January 14, 2021