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Space-themed fashion line launches student to NASA blastoff

Shoshana Swell ’21, creator of the astronaut-themed fashion line “This is my spacesuit,” will be attending NASA’s next SpaceX launch July 21.

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SoNIC program empowers diverse CS students

Now in its ninth year, Cornell’s SoNIC summer workshop has exposed hundreds of minority students from across the country to the frontiers of computer science, as well as the prerequisites and rewards of advanced degrees.

Math can protect society’s networks, Kleinberg says in D.C.

Mathematical and computational models can make power grids, financial institutions and other networks less vulnerable to collapse, Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, said at a June 13 presentation on Capitol Hill.

Cross-class collaboration combines cloud computing with ag

In a new collaboration, students from Dairy Herd Management teamed up with students in Topics in Cloud Computing to learn how to work together to develop the kinds of digital tools that could reshape farming.

Awards fund innovations in digital agriculture

Projects ranging from a soil-swimming robot that can sense conditions in the root zone in real time to computational models that can predict produce spoilage received seed funds from the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s new Research Innovation Fund.

Research examines intent behind Facebook posts

A Cornell researcher is working with Facebook to find ways to identify content with malicious intent and forged IDs, to help the social media giant rapidly find and remove harmful posts.

Greg Morrisett named dean of Cornell Tech

Greg Morrisett, dean of Cornell’s Faculty of Computing and Information Science, has been named the Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 7.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Early adopters of Canvas share lessons learned

Approximately 30 faculty members gathered May 15 in the Biotechnology Building to share lessons learned after teaching in the Canvas management system for the Spring 2019 semester.