Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Dietrich Students from Class of 2023Phi Beta Kappa honor society initiates fifteen Dietrich students in 2023.
Boyd Receives Gretchen Goldsmith Lankford AwardMorgan Boyd, a 2023 graduate in psychology, has received the Gretchen Goldsmith Lankford Award.
Organizing for ChangeCMU alumna Vivian Chang empowers Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) workers
MS-DAS Students Compute Clinical SuggestionsTwo Dietrich College graduates worked with students in the capstone course for the Master of Science in Data Analytics for Science program.
Congratulations, Class of 2023!The weekend of May 12-14, undergraduate and graduate students from the 11 departments and programs in Dietrich College became CMU alumni.
Digital Map Provides Interactive Lesson on Telegraph HistoryCMU's Ed Russell created a new digital map that shows the progression of the telegraph system in the United States.
Peer Health Advocates: Help for Students, by StudentsDietrich College's Emily Jordan and Sofía Cordoba Valencia work as Peer Health Advocates to promote the well-being of all students in the CMU community.
Dinh Honored for Evidence-based, Justice-centered TeachingPhuong (Phoebe) Dinh, who received Carnegie Mellon University's 2023 Graduate Student Teaching Award, will join the faculty at Tufts University's Department of Psychology in the fall.
Anniversary Exhibitions Trace Influence of Shakespeare through Time and TechnologyProjects from Dietrich College's Stephen Wittek and Christopher Warren and featured in University Libraries' "Inventing Shakespeare: Text, Technology, and the Four Folios."
2022 Year in ReviewThursday, May 11, 2023
2022 Year in ReviewWelcome to the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ 2022 Year in Review. Learn more about the ways our distinguished faculty, staff, students and alumni are working across disciplinary boundaries to improve the human condition.
Student Spotlight: Karla TejedaWednesday, May 10, 2023
Student Spotlight: Karla TejedaSenior Karla Tejeda is graduating with a major in applied multilingual studies and a minor in Hispanic studies. She is the first graduate in applied multilingual studies.
Student Athlete Reflects on Time at CMUWednesday, May 10, 2023
Student Athlete Reflects on Time at CMUHelena Spencer, a graduating senior majoring in information systems, reflects on her experience with CMU's women's soccer team.
Dietrich Seed Grants Tackle Language, Coups and BiasTuesday, May 09, 2023
Dietrich Seed Grants Tackle Language, Coups and BiasThe Dietrich College Seed Grant program provided $45,000 in grants during its spring 2023 funding cycle.
Kass Elected to National Academy of SciencesMonday, May 08, 2023
Kass Elected to National Academy of SciencesRobert E. Kass, who is affiliated with the Statistics & Data Science and Machine Learning departments and the Neuroscience Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Tarr Named University ProfessorThursday, May 04, 2023
Tarr Named University ProfessorMichael Tarr, the Kavčić-Moura Professor of Cognitive and Brain Science, is one of five Carnegie Mellon faculty members who have been elevated to the rank of University Professor, the highest distinction a faculty member can achieve at CMU.
CMU Leads NSF AI Institute for Societal Decision MakingThursday, May 04, 2023
CMU Leads NSF AI Institute for Societal Decision MakingSix Dietrich College faculty are among leaders of a $20M collaboration that brings together AI, social sciences and humanities experts to develop tools for societal challenges.
Market Making Game Participants Trade Winning StrategiesTuesday, May 02, 2023
Market Making Game Participants Trade Winning StrategiesDietrich College undergraduates and Master of Science in Computational Finance students were among competitors in the Market Making Game.
Kamlet, Nelson Named Collaboratory Against Hate Co-directorsTuesday, May 02, 2023
Kamlet, Nelson Named Collaboratory Against Hate Co-directorsMark S. Kamlet and Lisa Nelson have been named co-directors of the Collaboratory Against Hate, a joint venture between Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.
CMU Honors Excellence in Advising, Mentoring and TeachingThursday, April 27, 2023
CMU Honors Excellence in Advising, Mentoring and TeachingDietrich College community members recognized at the 2022 Celebration of Education
Oppenheimer Receives Elliott Dunlap Smith Teaching AwardThursday, April 27, 2023
Oppenheimer Receives Elliott Dunlap Smith Teaching AwardDaniel Oppenheimer is the recipient of the 2023 Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Advocating for the Humanities on Capitol HillWednesday, April 26, 2023
Advocating for the Humanities on Capitol HillThree Dietrich College graduate students joined CMU's David Shumway on Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers and express why funding for the humanities is vital.
Therese Tardio to Head Humanities Scholars ProgramMonday, April 24, 2023
Therese Tardio to Head Humanities Scholars ProgramTherese Tardio, teaching professor of Hispanic studies, has been named director of Dietrich College’s Humanities Scholars Program, effective July 1.
A Tartan TailThursday, April 20, 2023
A Tartan TailSonja Michaluk, a junior studying statistics and machine learning and biology, dons a mermaid persona to raise awareness and funds for wetland conservation projects.
MindTrace’s software will predict outcome from neurosurgeryMonday, April 17, 2023
MindTrace’s software will predict outcome from neurosurgeryCMU spinoff company harnesses machine learning and AI to improve neurosurgery.
Optimizing Strategies for Learners with DyslexiaFriday, April 14, 2023
Optimizing Strategies for Learners with DyslexiaResearchers explore how learners with dyslexia categorize sounds to optimize new learning strategies.
Unconventional Paths in Modern LanguagesWednesday, April 12, 2023
Unconventional Paths in Modern LanguagesAlumni of the Department of Modern Languages credit their studies in language and culture with helping them thrive in their careers.
Learning By Doing: From Research Assistant to Co-AuthorWednesday, April 12, 2023
Learning By Doing: From Research Assistant to Co-AuthorMaster of Science in International Relations and Politics student publishes paper with Dietrich faculty.
The Communications of ChangeTuesday, April 11, 2023
The Communications of ChangeCMU alumna Sweta Chakraborty fights the climate crisis with behavioral science.
From Treasury to Tech: Championing Change, Equity, and Creating a Better World for EveryoneThursday, April 06, 2023
From Treasury to Tech: Championing Change, Equity, and Creating a Better World for EveryoneZwart earned a bachelor’s degree in the BXA program from Dietrich College and a master’s degree from Heinz College.
A Pioneer of Computing for Imagination and Social ImpactWednesday, April 05, 2023
A Pioneer of Computing for Imagination and Social ImpactD. Fox Harrell (DC 1998) combines his passion for the arts and computation to take AI to the next level and affect social change.
2023 Graduate Student Teaching Awards AnnouncedMonday, April 03, 2023
2023 Graduate Student Teaching Awards AnnouncedDietrich College recognizes two graduate students for their exceptional teaching.
Faculty Spotlight: Michal FriedmanSaturday, April 01, 2023
Faculty Spotlight: Michal FriedmanMichal Friedman is the Jack Buncher Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and specializes in Jewish diasporic history, especially that of Sephardi Jews and in Spanish history and culture.
Laboring for Community in the HumanitiesThursday, March 23, 2023
Laboring for Community in the HumanitiesGraduate students will convene virtually for "Bridges and Borders: Laboring for Community," happening April 14 through April 15. The conference is open to the public.
Uju Anya Receives New Directions FellowshipWednesday, March 22, 2023
Uju Anya Receives New Directions FellowshipCarnegie Mellon University has been awarded a Mellon Foundation grant to support a New Directions Fellowship for Uju Anya, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages.
Drinking Alone Predicts Future Alcohol ProblemsWednesday, March 22, 2023
Drinking Alone Predicts Future Alcohol ProblemsKasey Creswell, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, authored a blog about alcohol use disorder on the Institute of Alcohol Studies website.
Browder Presents Margaret Morrison Distinguished LectureMonday, March 20, 2023
Browder Presents Margaret Morrison Distinguished LectureTalk will focus on Black people's ongoing struggles to access safe medical care.
Dietrich Alumni Rise to the ChallengeThursday, March 16, 2023
Dietrich Alumni Rise to the ChallengeDietrich College alumni are among those recognized by CMU for their transformational impact.
CMU’s 2023 International Film Festival BeginsTuesday, March 14, 2023
CMU’s 2023 International Film Festival BeginsThe 2023 Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival, “Faces of Change,” will run from March 16 to April 2 at locations around Pittsburgh.
Washington Semester Program: An Opportunity for Any MajorMonday, March 13, 2023
Washington Semester Program: An Opportunity for Any MajorThree CMU students share their experiences in Washington D.C. from fall 2022.
Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Applications Due March 15Wednesday, March 08, 2023
Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Applications Due March 15CMU students can attend a study abroad program in Costa Rica through the Department of Modern Languages
Pittsburgh Humanities Festival Runs March 24-26Tuesday, March 07, 2023
Pittsburgh Humanities Festival Runs March 24-26The Pittsburgh Humanities Festival returns this spring for a weekend full of performances and conversations with artists, academics, community leaders and change-makers from the region.
A Passion for AdvocacyThursday, March 02, 2023
A Passion for AdvocacyCMU alumna Mahima Arya (DC 2020) shines a light on injustice.
Reflections Yield Gift for Future StudentsThursday, February 23, 2023
Reflections Yield Gift for Future StudentsSherry M. Sukol (DC 1973) shares her reflections that led to her decision to establish a permanent fund that will support research and internships for psychology students at Dietrich College.
Carnegie Mellon, Rales Foundation Announce Groundbreaking Initiative To Broaden Access to STEM EducationWednesday, February 22, 2023
Carnegie Mellon, Rales Foundation Announce Groundbreaking Initiative To Broaden Access to STEM EducationCarnegie Mellon University and the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation announced a transformative new initiative to broaden access to graduate education in STEM fields.
Faculty Spotlight: Katharine BurnsTuesday, February 21, 2023
Faculty Spotlight: Katharine BurnsKatharine Burns, assistant professor of second language acquisition and Hispanic studies, takes an interdisciplinary approach to applied sociolinguistics.
A Recipe for UnderstandingTuesday, February 21, 2023
A Recipe for UnderstandingThe Israeli and Palestinian Food Cultures Grand Challenge Seminar allows first-year Dietrich College students to learn about Israeli and Palestinian history, culture and conflict through the lens of food.
NEH Fellowship Supports Slate's Research on Civil RightsMonday, February 20, 2023
NEH Fellowship Supports Slate's Research on Civil RightsNico Slate received a fellowship from the NEH to support his research on the Highlander Folk School and the role of education within the civil rights movement.
Fall 2022 Dean's ListFriday, February 17, 2023
Fall 2022 Dean's ListCongratulations to all of the Dietrich College students named to the fall Dean's List!
Nightly Sleep Is Key to Student SuccessMonday, February 13, 2023
Nightly Sleep Is Key to Student SuccessA new study at Carnegie Mellon University shows the impact of nightly sleep on a student’s academic performance.
CMU International Film Festival BeginsMonday, February 13, 2023
CMU International Film Festival BeginsSneak preview event set for Feb. 16 with “What We Left Unfinished”.
Philosophy Graduate Students Win Top Honors in CompetitionThursday, February 09, 2023
Philosophy Graduate Students Win Top Honors in CompetitionTeam earns top prize at the Causal Insights for Learning Paths in Education competition.
Alumnus Stefan Savage Elected to NAEThursday, February 09, 2023
Alumnus Stefan Savage Elected to NAEStefan Savage, a cybersecurity expert who received his undergraduate degree in applied history from the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has received the prestigious honor of being elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Moroccan Service Trip Sets Senior's Sights on MedicineWednesday, February 01, 2023
Moroccan Service Trip Sets Senior's Sights on MedicineVeronique Wright, a senior pursuing a combined degree in biological sciences and psychology, volunteered at the Clinique La Capitale, which brought greater clarity to her future.
Research Covers How Masks Affect Listeners’ ComprehensionWednesday, February 01, 2023
Research Covers How Masks Affect Listeners’ ComprehensionA Modern Language course spurred junior Chloe Sinagra to author a psycholinguistics article.
Movement Information Offers Critical Visual CuesWednesday, January 25, 2023
Movement Information Offers Critical Visual CuesMotion cues offer a rich source of untapped information that can be beneficial in understanding how the brain categorizes objects.
Faculty Spotlight: Peter SchwardmannMonday, January 23, 2023
Faculty Spotlight: Peter SchwardmannPeter Schwardmann, assistant professor in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences, is a behavioral economist who focuses his research on exploring how biased beliefs shape outcomes in markets and how we communicate.
Dan Corletti Named Assistant Dean of Administrative OperationsThursday, January 19, 2023
Dan Corletti Named Assistant Dean of Administrative OperationsDan Corletti will serve as a strategic partner in leading Dietrich College’s human resources practices.
Defying the Myth of UniversalismThursday, January 12, 2023
Defying the Myth of UniversalismMame-Fatou Niang, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Carnegie Mellon University, is leading the movement challenging France’s commitment to universalism.
Senior Folds Machine Learning into DNA Origami ResearchMonday, January 09, 2023
Senior Folds Machine Learning into DNA Origami ResearchSenior Peter Sauer, who is majoring in biological sciences and statistics and machine learning, is helping researchers predict how complex structures made of DNA form at the smallest scales.
Tartans Celebrated for Their Exceptional Academic StandingTuesday, January 03, 2023