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Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University

May 2017
  
New Graduates: We Can't Wait To See What You Do Next
Caps were tossed, tassels moved from right to left and now Carnegie Mellon University's Class of 2017 will show the world what they're made of.

Full Commencement Coverage, Including Photos, Videos

Dietrich College Honors Ceremony

Class of 2017: Ready for the Next Step

Documentary Class Takes Students to Cuba
One way to learn about an unfamiliar place is to step behind the lens. That is exactly what CMU students did this semester to learn about Cuban artists.

The class was designed for students to discover the unknown and was also offered through the Interactive Design, Arts and Technology Network (IDeATe).

Doctors Should Be Paid By Salary
In a JAMA Viewpoint article, CMU's George Loewenstein outlined the problems associated with the fee-for-service arrangements that most doctors currently operate under.

Such compensation schemes, he argues, create incentives for physicians to order more, and different, services than are best for patients. 
Five CMU Friends Keep the Connection
In 1964, five freshmen arrived at Carnegie Institute of Technology and became close friends.

More than 50 years later, the women's bond that was forged over studying and becoming young adults together remains strong...as does their connection to what is now Carnegie Mellon University. 
More Dietrich College News 
Obituary: Gloria Hill, Former Dietrich College Assistant Dean

Baruch Fischhoff Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Peggy Knapp To Retire: Beloved English Professor Leaves Legacy Through Her Students

Robert Cavalier May Be Retiring, But He's Not Slowing Down

Danielle Wenner to Explore Ethics and Exploitation in Brocher Residency

Three Dietrich College Seniors Receive Fulbright Awards to Study Abroad

Seniors, English Professor Honored at Phi Beta Kappa Ceremony

Meeting of the Minds Showcases Students' Diverse Talents

Global Studies Projects Examine Language, Education Policy

Listen Up: Auditory Scientists Catch Students' Attention

Ten Rising Juniors Named Dietrich College Honors Fellows

Students Honored at Writing Awards Ceremony

Restricting Pharmaceutical Reps' Marketing Tactics Changes Physician Prescribing Behavior

$6.2 Million MURI Grant To Fund Cybersecurity Project

The Ethics of Time Travel

Remake Learning Days Offer Sneak Peek Into Next Gen Classroom

Eberly Center's First Teaching Institute Already Impacting Classrooms

An Anthropologist in the 21st Century Classroom

Program Takes Students Behind the Scenes in D.C.

The Country That Dines Together Stays Together

What Can You Do With a Master of Science in Computational Finance?

NeuroHackathon Competitors Race Clock To Study the Brain
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Find out what's new with Matthew Sweigart (DC'80), Elizabeth Currid-Halkett (DC'00, HNZ'02), Alexandra Pasch (DC'17) 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 Felipe G√≥mez, Simon DeDeo, Cleotilde (Coty) Gonzalez, Christian Lebiere and more.

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