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Launching a New Way to EducateSharon Peruzzi Strauchs (DC 1970) recalls memories of when she founded Cortona Academy in northern Virginia 30 years ago.
Dietrich Senior Teaches English to Syrian Refugees in TurkeyRoni Sosis wanted to make a difference in the world by helping people and communities in whatever way they could. An opportunity in Turkey opened the door.
Changing Expectations: One Story at a TimeCMU alumna leans on her life experiences to break stereotypes through words.
On the Brink: A Panel Discussion on Russia and UkraineJoin us for a panel discussion of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Alumni Spotlight: Emily JoyceEmily Joyce stayed true to her passion and now works with the U.S. Agency for International Development with the local governance in Honduras.
Organizations Address Gender Disparity in Social SciencesThree student-run organizations share the mission of supporting groups that have traditionally been underrepresented across the social sciences.
Seminar Gives Students a Leg Up on LeadershipStudents in Michael Murphy’s Leadership Development Seminar learn from rich array of activities, including class discussions; readings, videos and podcasts; weekly reflective journaling; experiential opportunities, attending lectures on campus; one-on-one meetings; and guest speakers.
LEAP Gives High Schoolers Deep Dive into Arts, HumanitiesThrough a new pilot program, Pittsburgh students learn from CMU faculty and community artists and activists.
Fall 2021 Dean’s List AnnouncedCongratulations to all of the students named to the Dietrich College Dean’s List!
Faculty Spotlight: Michael TrujilloThursday, February 10, 2022
Faculty Spotlight: Michael TrujilloRead more about Trujillo’s work that explores how stigma affects health.
Deep Learning Model Simulates Brain TopographyThursday, February 03, 2022
Deep Learning Model Simulates Brain TopographyA more accurate model of the visual system may help neuroscientists and clinicians develop better treatments for disorders, like alexia, prosopagnosia and agnosia.
COVIDcast: Lessons Learned for Future Pandemic ForecastingWednesday, February 02, 2022
COVIDcast: Lessons Learned for Future Pandemic ForecastingA massive COVID-19 data collection project led by researchers in CMU’s Delphi Research Group not only helped steer the response to the virus but could also change the future of pandemic forecasting. Throughout the PNAS collection, the researchers reflect on their first year of data collection and analysis and share lessons they learned.
How Consumers Interpret At-Home COVID-19 Test ResultsTuesday, February 01, 2022