Carnegie Mellon University

News and Events

Speaker Series

PIER hosts speakers from other institutions throughout the semester. Visits are typically 2 days and include one formal as well as an informal presentation (usually filling an EdBag Seminar time slot), and many small meetings with students. These meetings cover a range of scientific and professional issues related to the Education Sciences.

EdBag Seminar

EdBag is a PIER brown bag series on educational research from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Generally, meetings are held every other Tuesday but watch for special added events. We meet from noon to 1:20 in room Gates Hillman Center (GHC) 4405 (unless otherwise noted). All are welcome to attend!

Other PIER related Events

The Inaugural Meeting and Symposium of the Global Learning Council was held September 4-5, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA and was hosted by Carnegie Mellon University, in Partnership with the University of Pittsburgh.

Information about the SIMON INITIATIVE "Exploring the mystery & potential of human learning" can be found here

PIER is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the U.S. Department of Education. PIER is one of several Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Training Programs supported by IES.