Carnegie Mellon University

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University’s Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences is at the heart of Carnegie Mellon’s interdisciplinary research and teaching culture. Students become involved in research and creative projects from the start and work alongside their top-rated professors. They emerge from their academic careers able to communicate, think, learn and understand the world in ways that will serve them for the rest of their lives.

  • Grand Societal Challenges Freshman Seminar Fund
    This fund is used to support curriculum development and interdisciplinary research for the Grand Societal Challenges Freshman Seminars, which bring together renowned faculty from difference colleges and departments across campus to approach complex topics from multiple angles and perspectives.
  • Summer Internship Fund
    This fund makes it possible for undergraduates to participate in unpaid summer internships, which are valuable opportunities for the professional growth of our students.
  • Dean’s Innovation Fund
    A flexible fund that allows gifts to be are applied where they are needed most or to new opportunities as they arise.