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Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
News & Announcements


  • Spring 2019 TA Application

    The application for Spring 2019 Teaching Assistant Positions is now open.

    Please complete the following application to be considered.

    Applications close at midnight on November 26th, 2019.

  • Faculty Search

    The department is actively seeking new faculty for teaching and research positions. Find out more.

Recent News

  • Congratulations to Theresa Gebert and Ron Yurko for a well-deserved honor. Both have been named Carnegie Mellon Presidential Fellows for the 2018-2019 year for their outstanding contributions to the intellectual mission of the Department and University.
  • Carnegie Mellon University’s Rob Kass believes brain research is in desperate need of cutting-edge statistics, which can and should supply a crucial link between new, highly complex data and the thorough scientific explanations the research aims to generate. As the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies’ 2017 R.A Fisher Lecturer, Kass outlined his case in “The Importance of Statistics: Lessons From the Brain Sciences.”
  • Recent Dept. Ph.D. graduate Samrachana Adhikari will present “Post PH.D. Academic Life” on Oct. 30, sponsored by the Dept.’s Women in Statistics group. The talk will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the Steinberg Auditorium, Baker Hall A 53. Everyone is invited. Sam, a 2017 Ph.D. recipient, is a post-doctoral fellow in Statistics in the Dept. of Healthcare Policy and the Dept. of Biostatistics at Harvard Medical School.
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