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Friday, October 20, 2017

NFL Football: CMU’s Jason England Says, “It’s Not Just a Game”

For England, a visiting assistant professor of creative writing, sports are far more than just games on a field.
Monday, October 16, 2017

Carnegie Mellon Changes Statistics Department’s Name To Reflect Its Eminent Position in Data Science Research and Education

The Stats Department has a new name–Department of Statistics and Data Science–which reflects the broad reach of statistics at CMU and encompasses the facets of modern data science.
Friday, October 13, 2017

Me and My Shadow

Ed Shriver, architect and principal at design firm Strada, partnered with Boyan Zhang, a CMU statistics major, in the Take a Tartan to Work program.
Friday, October 13, 2017

Never Fear, Dietrich College Sophomores… Alumni Are Here!

Dietrich College sophomores will have access to 25 alumni to pick their brains for secrets to success when gaining valuable work experience.
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Eight Dietrich College Seniors Named Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars

ACS Scholars are CMU undergraduate students who combine high academic standards with extracurricular activities.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Stanley Cup Visits CMU Statistics and Data Science Department

Director of Hockey Research for the Pittsburgh Penguins and triple CMU alumnus, Sam Ventura brought a special guest to the CMU this past weekend.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Alumnus Named MacArthur Fellow

Often known as "genius grants." this year, Stefan Savage (DC'91) will receive $625,000 over the next five years.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

CMU Student Charters Plane, Delivers Aid to Puerto Rico

Rosana Guernica, a junior decision science major and Puerto Rican native, chartered a plane to deliver nearly 1,000 pounds of supplies to the island.
Monday, October 9, 2017

Anthology Details Nearly Two Decades of Young People Creatively Expressing Struggles With Diversity

What started as an annual writing contest is now an anthology featuring 91 pieces by 83 writers.
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Fingerprints Lack Scientific Basis for Legal Certainty

It may surprise many, especially those susceptible to the CSI effect, but fingerprint evidence is not conclusive beyond a reasonable doubt.
Friday, September 29, 2017

New Interdisciplinary Minor Puts the Human in Digital Humanities

CMU’s Department of English has a new interdisciplinary minor for undergraduate students: Humanities Analytics.
Thursday, September 28, 2017

CMU’s Center for Human Rights Science Receives $100K Grant From Open Society Foundations

CHRS is uniquely positioned to explore how new technologies could be harnessed in efficient and effective ways.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Event: Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges: Joel Tarr's First 50 Years at Carnegie Mellon University

Few people know the history of Pittsburgh better than Joel Tarr.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Public Health Communicator Makes a Global Impact

When researchers needed to collaborate on HIV/AIDS, Tim Ryan developed an information and communication system.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Alumnus Talks The Strength Behind Ph.D. in Neural Computation

Shreejoy Tripathy is a postdoc in the Pavlidis Lab at the University of British Columbia, studying neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and autism.
Monday, September 25, 2017

ESPN's Brian Burke To Keynote CMU's Sports Analytics Conference

Some of the biggest names in sports analytics are coming to Pittsburgh.
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Could Your Favorite Professor Be Next?

Faculty, staff and students past and present are eligible to nominate a full-time professor.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Nora Volkow To Receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences

National Institute of Health’s Nora Volkow will receive the fifth annual Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Soaring Demand for Data Science Drives Dietrich College Momentum

An innovative approach to data science across academic fields is fueling a popularity boom at Dietrich College.
Monday, September 18, 2017

RoboTutor Named Global Learning XPRIZE Finalist

Led by CMU's Jack Mostow, RoboTutor is educational technology that incorporates cognitive tutors pioneered by Dietrich College researchers.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

CMU's Sharon Dilworth Behind New Play Reading Series

On occasional Monday evenings, Wigle Whiskey's new Threadbare Cider House and Meadery will offer a chance to hear brand new full length plays.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Students Channel Emotions, Experiences with Discrimination Through Writing Contest

Since 1999, thousands of western Pennsylvania high school and college students have chosen to react to discrimination by writing about it.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

New Educational Technology Projects Receive CMU ProSEED Funding

The projects will leverage CMU's learning engineering ecosystem and integrate learning research with data-driven, innovative educational practices.
Monday, September 11, 2017

Fall Events Focus on Karl Marx's Growing Popularity

Karl Marx was born nearly two centuries ago, but in the last 10 years he's made a comeback.
Friday, September 8, 2017

Redefining the Human Touch

By pursuing the science of perception, Psychology Professor Roberta Klatzky is changing the way people see the world.
Thursday, September 7, 2017

DACA: A Long-held Dream With CMU and Pittsburgh Ties

The History Department's Michal Friedman has been involved in several projects that focused on immigration reform.
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Celebrating the Arts in Society

The Center for Arts in Society has been re-framing the view of day-to-day life since 2008.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Carnegie Mellon's Flu Forecasts Prove Most Accurate

For the third year in a row, CMU's forecasts of national influenza activity have proven to be the most accurate.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Congratulations To Our Monday Mailer Instagram Contest Winner!

Dietrich College held an Instagram contest to see how undergraduate students are spending their first week on campus.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Welcome to Dietrich College, It’s a Feast for the Mind

New, first-year students at Dietrich College are joining a legacy built on respect and inclusiveness.