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Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University

April 2017
  
Junior Wins Truman Scholarship
Mikaela Wolf-Sorokin, a global studies and Hispanic Studies major, has won a 2017 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Selected from 768 candidates, Wolf-Sorokin is one of 62 recipients of the prestigious national scholarship designed to support the next generation of public service leaders. She is the sixth overall CMU student to receive this award and the first since 2009.
Understanding Decisions
Adolescents face many challenging decisions. So, do consumers.

A new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows how collaborations between psychologists and economists lead to better understanding of such decisions than either discipline can on its own.
Helping Companies Win by Treating Customers Right
As consumers have better access to information than ever before, companies can gain a competitive edge by improving the  customers' experiences.

Peter Kriss (DC '12), lead research scientist at Medallia, applies research based in behavioral economics to help many of the world's largest companies learn about their customers faster to create better experiences. 
More Dietrich College News 
Psychology's Roberta Klatzky Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

David Danks Wins 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

NIH Awards Team $7 Million for Autism Genetics Research

Psychology Alumna Receives Highly Competitive NSF Fellowship

Celebration of Education Awards Announced

Steven Schlossman Wins Dietrich College's Top Teaching Award

Graduate Student Teaching Award Winners Announced

National Academies Committee Outlines Steps To Combat Disease Epidemics

Examining Gender-Based Violence from Multiple Perspectives

Legacy Scholarships Leave Lasting Imprints

Senior Wants to Help Young Children Reach Their Potential

CMU Wins Putnam Math Competition

Helping girls Speak UP!

Alumna Satvika Neti: Making an Impact on Issues That Matter

Vishwas Prabhakara (DC'02) Doesn't Hold Back

Twenty Students Join Phi Sigma Iota

Ten Students Inducted Into National History Honor Society

Students Inducted Into International English Honor Society

Psi Chi Honor Society Inducts 21

Meg Whitman Named Commencement Speaker
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Find out what's new with  Amélie Koran (DC'96), Jay Snyder (CMU'02, DC'02), Magdalen Silberman (DC'13) and others in  Class Notes
 
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