Shifting the CultureThis fall, Kevin Jarbo will be co-teaching the course, ”We’re Not Beyond Race: Race and Identity in America,” as part of Dietrich College’s Grand Challenge Seminar.
Researchers Identify Groups Hesitant about COVID-19 VaccineResearchers have determined demographic and belief factors behind vaccine hesitancy that could be used to craft messaging for reluctant groups.
Remote Schooling Reduced COVID-19 Deaths in Ohio CommunitiesOhio counties where the majority of kindergarten through 12th grade school students participated in fully remote learning during the 2020 fall semester had slower progression of COVID-19 and fewer deaths than schools with predominantly in-person learning.
Psychology Ph.D. Candidates Receive NSF Graduate FellowshipsTwo Ph.D. students in Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Psychology, Chisom Obasih and Sophie Robert, have received Graduate Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF). These fellowships will assist Obasih and Robert in their research efforts.
Podcasts Across CMU"Cut Pathways," a podcast drawing from over 50 hours of oral history interviews with 34 subjects, released its premiere episode on various streaming platforms June 29.
Obituary for William KeechWilliam “Bill” Robertson Keech, an emeritus professor of political economy, social and decision sciences and head of the Department of Social and Decision Sciences (SDS) at Carnegie Mellon University from 1997 – 2001, died on May 20, 2021. He was 81.
Health Starts at HomeWith recent promotion, Dietrich College alumna’s research continues to help new moms weather the storm.
Leveraging ‘Unreality’ for GoodA Grand Challenge Seminar examines how virtual technologies can be used to benefit society.
CMU Spinoff Marinus Analytics Awarded AI XPRIZE Third PlaceA CMU spinoff company from a Dietrich College alumna won third place and $500,000 in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition in June.
Researchers Explore How Children Learn LanguageFriday, July 02, 2021