Dietrich College's Monthly Podcast
In each episode of “On Humanity,” Bess Family Dean Richard Scheines interviews Dietrich College faculty members and researchers who are pioneers in their fields, taking on some of society’s most pressing challenges.
You’ll hear from neuroscientists, philosophers, behavioral economists, historians and many others who are studying and enhancing the human condition.
In addition to learning about their research, you’ll hear our guests talk about their pathways to entering their fields, as well as their personal interests beyond academia. Join us as we focus on the people who make Dietrich College a vibrant community and why they do work that matters.
Larry Wasserman shares the many ways his high-dimensional statistics and machine learning research has intersected with fields like genetics and astronomy. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Wasserman describes how frustration with computer punch cards led him to a major in statistics.