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CIS students win two of 10 Microsoft Ph.D. fellowships

Two Computing and Information Science doctoral students are among 10 elite students to win 2018-19 Microsoft Ph.D. Fellowships.

Cornell Tech inaugurates Tata Innovation Center

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced Dec. 4 a $50 million investment in Cornell Tech. The investment includes a significant gift for the first phase of capital development on the Roosevelt Island campus.

Digital technology weaves its way into custom design world

New technology will allow woven fabrics to be super automated and customized – completely altering the mindset that fabrics can’t be made in custom small batches.

From an ocean away, students design a girls’ school in Ghana

About 5,287 miles from Ithaca, near the banks of Ghana’s Volta River, a primary and junior high school for girls is rising from the collective imagination and brain power of the Cornell University Sustainable Design team.

Cornell launches Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity

A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to liberal arts education for the digital age. It is the first undergraduate program to link the Ithaca and Roosevelt Island campuses.

Magic Moving Mansion Mania game takes prize

A Computing and Information Science team won best student game at the Boston Festival of Indie Games.

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Students across colleges work together on hospitality hackathon

A group of 115 Cornell students spent Sept. 29-Oct. 1 coming up with ideas focused on the luxury hotel industry during a hospitality hackathon.

Making big data serve the little guy

Cornell computer scientists have formed the Center for Data Science for Improved Decision-Making to find ways to handle data responsibly and use it as a resource for the public benefit.

Cornell Commitment interns reflect on summer experiences

About 30 students from the Cornell Commitment office – Meinig scholars, Rawlings research scholars and Cornell Tradition fellows – presented posters and panel discussions Sept. 27.