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Friday, April 10, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Scientists Question Representation of Women in International Journal

KlatzkyHoltBehrmannThe highly regarded scientific journal, Cognition, publishes theoretical and experimental papers on the study of the mind, a topic that has been a research strength of CMU for decades and that is receiving intense focus through the federal government’s BRAIN Initiative. In an opinion piece to appear in the international journal, CMU's Roberta Klatzky, Lori Holt and Marlene Behrmann write that they were “struck by the fact that among the 19 authors listed for the 12 articles, only one female author was present.” MORE
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College To Create New Institute for Politics and Strategy

Under the direction of Kiron Skinner, the IPS will serve as a center for research, undergraduate and graduate education, and university-wide initiatives in the fields of political science, international relations, national security policy and grand strategy. MORE
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Autism: Making Progress

Autism Awareness MonthCarnegie Mellon researchers are making significant progress with groundbreaking discoveries that are being highlighted this April during National Autism Awareness Month. MORE
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Announces Inaugural Ireland Undergraduate Research Award Winners

DickterVande VelteCMU's Department of Psychology has selected Anna Vande Velde (DC’15) and Adam Dickter (DC’17) as the recipients of the inaugural Ireland Undergraduate Research Awards. Funded by an endowment from the George and Elizabeth Ireland family, the awards were established to support high-quality undergraduate research projects. Vande Velde and Dickter will each receive $1,500 to support their work. MORE
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