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Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University

January 2017
10 Things To Love About Dietrich College
The focus in the Dietrich College is on humanity.

From unique scholars programs and innovative educational opportunities to top-rated faculty working to solve real-world problems and alumni making their marks in many fields, there are many reasons to love the Dietrich College.

Here are a few. 
Autonomous systems - like driverless cars - perform tasks that previously could only be performed by humans.

CMU artificial intelligence ethics experts David Danks and Alex John London argue that current safety regulations do not plan for these systems and are therefore ill-equipped to ensure that autonomous systems will perform safely and reliably.
Vacant No More: Students Present Urban Development Solutions
Media outlets continue to honor Pittsburgh as being a "most livable" city.

Ethics, History and Public Policy students Joe Cossins, Emmett Eldred, Ariel Hoffmaier, Dhruva Krishna, Karyn Michela, Uzoma Nwanko, Alex Pasch and Cullen Wells have equipped city officials with a tool and research to build on this reputation by tapping into the potential of empty city lots.
How To Survive Nail-Biter Football Games
For the millions of people watching the Super Bowl this weekend, it is not all fun and games.

The good news is that there is a way to help manage your stress reactions during the game. Mindfulness meditation has become an increasingly popular way for people to improve stress management, and CMU scientists are leading the way to understanding how and why.
Using an English Degree To Do
What You Love
What can you do with an English degree? Plenty.

Carnegie Mellon University graduates have built diverse careers doing what they love - from publishing to museum administration, children's entertainment and entrepreneurship.

Maureen Rolla
(DC'75) and Peggy Doyle (DC'84) share their stories.
More Dietrich College News 
Fall 2016 Dean's List Announced

2017 Alumni Award Honorees Announced

Event: Behavioral Insights in Action

Terrorism Research Must Be Driven By Evidence, Not Political Agendas

Researchers Map How the Brain Processes Faces From Sight to Recognition

CMU Learning Scientists Featured on e-literate TV

Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards Recap

Experts To Discuss Teaching English to Non-Native Speakers

Complex Social Systems Expert Joins Social and Decision Sciences Department

CMU Hosts Newest Chapter of National Neuroscience Honor Society

Students: Shape the Future of the Dietrich College
Class Notes
Find out what's new with Sachiko Takayasu (DC'85), Beth Geisler (DC'92), Gretchen Wyatt (DC'93) and others in  Class Notes
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Personal Mention
Dietrich College Personal Mention shares news and accomplishments from the college's faculty and staff. 

Included in this issue are Correy Dandoy, Jane McCafferty, Remi A. Van Compernolle and more.

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