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Marianna Brown Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University

October 2016
  
 Register Now for Under Construction
Nearly 40 Dietrich College alumni will return to campus on Nov. 19 for Under Construction: Building Your Future. They will share their experiences on how they used their CMU education to build successful careers in almost every industry and field imaginable.

Find out who is returning and the panel sessions planned.

Related: What current seniors love about Under Construction
The HistoryMakers is the largest African-American oral video archive in the world. Thanks to a longtime partnership with CMU, the online database is searchable and available for students and scholars at subscribing institutions including CMU, Harvard, Yale and Princeton, among many others.

History Professor Joe Trotter calls the archives a rich resource because of its quantitative and qualitative search capabilities.
Voting Questions? There's a Website for That.
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Freshmen in "Philosophy: Voting Theory" created an interactive website to help voters easily access voting information. Simrin Guglani, who coded the website, couldn't believe how divergent the voting rules are by state.

"I wondered, why is that? This is the United States, why are we so divided?" he said.
Neurons to Neighborhoods
If there was one critical takeaway from Neurons to Neighborhoods, it was the vital role that parents, teachers and caregivers play in healthy brain development in children.

The day-long session brought together neuroscientists and representatives of nearly 50 organizations and was led by CMU Psychology Professors Marlene Behrmann and David Rakison
Startup Sparked By a Quest for the Truth
Luke Brindle-Khym (DC '01) is passionate about truth and justice. He has taken that passion and turned it into a career and viable business, Quest Research & Investigations LLC (QRI).

He spends his days at QRI performing compliance work and transactional due diligence to minimize legal and financial risks for his clients. He said that his CMU education gave him the foundation to do this.
 
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I'm Not the Person You Know But the Guy That You See

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Class Notes
 
Find out what's new with Perry Bush (DC '87, '90), Rob Stephens (DC '17), Emily Su (DC '18) and others in Class Notes
 
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Included in this issue are Colin Clarke, David Kaufer, Roberta Klatzky and more.

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