Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University

September 2019
Dietrich College News
Dietrich Launches New Podcast , “On Humanity”
Bess Family Dean Richard Scheines welcomes you to subscribe to the new Dietrich College podcast, called " On Humanity ." Our podcast will feature Dietrich faculty who are taking on some of society’s most pressing challenges. 

Episode one: Listen Up

Scheines speaks with auditory neuroscientists Lori Holt and Barbara Shinn-Cunningham about how we understand language.
2019 Orientation: A Lesson in Openness
Jamie Slomka, a senior in the  Social and Decision Sciences Department , delivered the 2019 student keynote to first-year students and their families during orientation on Sunday, Aug. 18.

Dietrich College Welcomes 15 New Faculty
From research to pedagogy, new frontiers are constantly met by professors and postdoctoral researchers in Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This fall, 15 new faces are joining the Dietrich College’s world-class faculty.

Alumni Spotlight: An Eye for Engagement
Alumna and volunteer Lex Kochmann (DC1981) uses her diverse CMU education, combining arts, technology, science and society, to volunteer as the CMU’s  Princeton Alumni Network president. 

Doling Out Stories for the CMU Community
Upcoming Alumni Events
CMUThink: Using Game Theory to Make Your Vote Count
Austin Event: Uchiko, 4200 N. Lamar Boulevard, Austin (Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.)
Dallas Event: The Capital Grille, 500 Crescent Court, Dallas (Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m.)

Professional Development  
Find Your Niche: Corporate Navigation (Sept. 17)
Career Transitioning + Pivoting for Mid-Career Professionals (Sept. 20)
Dietrich College in the News
Class Notes
Find out what's new with Dietrich College students and alumni, including  Luke Brindle Khym  (DC2001),  Jamie Slomka  (DC2020), Andrew Chuang (DC2022),  Sarah Shaheen (DC2021), Kathy Zhang (DC2021) and Susan (Adams) Henderson (DC1989) in  Class Notes .

Network with other alumni in the Dietrich College Alumni LinkedIn Group .
Personal Mentions
Read about news and accomplishments from the college's faculty and staff, including Danielle Wenner , Dani Nedal , Adam Causgrove , David Danks , Matt Ewalt , Joel Greenhouse and the A.I.M Committee in this issu e's Personal Mentions .

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