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Friday, March 27, 2015

American Society for Environmental History Honors Joel Tarr with Distinguished Service Award

Joel TarrTarr has spent his career studying the environmental history of cities and the history and impact of their technological systems. MORE
Monday, March 23, 2015

Andreea Deciu Ritivoi To Lead Carnegie Mellon’s Department of English

Andreea RitivoiEffective July 1, Ritivoi, professor of English, will succeed Chris Neuwirth, who has served as department head since 2009. MORE
Monday, March 23, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Presents “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks”

Rosa Parks BookAuthor Jeanne Theoharis will discuss Rosa Parks and her place in women’s history in Carnegie Mellon’s ninth annual Margaret Morrison Distinguished Lecture in Women's History at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 25 in Baker Hall’s Giant Eagle Auditorium. MORE
Thursday, March 19, 2015

NEH Chair William Adams To Share Fresh Perspectives on the Humanities

William AdamsAs the National Endowment for the Humanities gears up to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015-2016, Adams believes the NEH can do more to address major challenges in society. He will share his thoughts at Carnegie Mellon on Friday, March 27. MORE
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Teaching Science to the Brain: Carnegie Mellon Scientists Discover How the Brain Learns the Way Things Work

Brain ProcessesFor the first time, Carnegie Mellon scientists have traced the brain processes that occur during the learning of technical concepts. MORE
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Showing Work As Passion, Carnegie Mellon’s International Film Festival Runs March 19 – April 11

Bronx ObamaNow in its ninth season, this year's festival will screen 19 award-winning films from 14 countries at various locations around Pittsburgh. Each screening will feature a special event, such as an appearance by the director, panel discussion, presentation or culinary display relevant to the film’s theme. MORE