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||Dietrich College News: February 2014
Features this month include the International Film Festival, Under Construction, alumni profiles and much more. Read Dietrich College News.
||Richard Scheines Appointed Dean of Dietrich College
Scheines, professor and head of the Department of Philosophy, has been selected to lead the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences as dean, effective July 1, 2014. He will succeed John Lehoczky, who has served as dean since 2000 and will return to the Department of Statistics’ faculty. Read more.
||Marlene Behrmann To Receive Cowan Professorship in Cognitive Neuroscience
Behrmann is widely considered to be one of the foremost experts in the cognitive neuroscience of visual perception, and in January, she became CMU's co-director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC). Read more.
||Students, Alumni Attend Under Construction
Nearly 60 alumni returned to support 150 current students and help them build their careers. The second annual “Under Construction: Building Your Future” event encouraged students and alumni to explore the diverse fields available after graduation. Read more.
||International Film Festival Brings 12 Award-Winning Films to Pittsburgh March 20-April 5
This year's festival theme, "Faces of Work," reflects the late CMU professor and filmmaker Paul Goodman's focus on the challenges and achievements of diverse groups of workers worldwide. Read more.
||Sheila Liming Wins Graduate Student Teaching Award
If you think courses like “Punk and the Politics of Subculture” and “Living Social in the Age of Social Media” would be interesting to take to satisfy CMU’s undergraduate writing requirement, you can thank Shelia Liming for creating them. Read more.
||Video: The Humanities at Carnegie Mellon University
The Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to have distinguished faculty and talented students who are leading the humanities into the 21st century. In this short video, Dietrich College faculty, staff and alumni talk about the college’s excellence in the humanities.
Watch the video.