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Innovative student experience web platform wins tech award

An innovative Cornell platform that connects students with hundreds of opportunities beyond the classroom has won a prestigious tech award.

Celebrating arXiv's growth at the library, future at CIS

On the cusp of arXiv’s move to Computing and Information Science in January, members of Cornell University Library and CIS celebrated 17 years of the scientific research repository’s growth under library stewardship.

NSF awards $2M for researchers on trail of peak productivity

Tanzeem Choudhury, associate professor of information science, is part of a group that was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to explore how measuring people’s biological clocks can help improve their performance or lower their stress.

Panel explores how AI can solve problems, enrich learning

An avalanche of digital data, combined with sophisticated algorithms to analyze it, heralds a technological transformation as important as the emergence of the internet, said panelists at the launch of the Cornell-r4 Applied AI Initiative, held Dec. 6 at Cornell Tech.

New initiative to lead industry innovation, social impact through AI

A collaboration between Cornell and r4 Technologies will develop and apply artificial intelligence solutions to structural challenges that have hindered growth and modernization, and will train a new generation of students to thrive in a data-driven world.

Law, business students develop AI apps to aid nonprofits

A new class, Delivering Legal Services Through Technology, combined hands-on technical training with a speaker series to provide LL.M., J.D. and MBA students with both the broader context and the technological know-how they’ll need in an evolving field.

Documentarian: Take down paywalls, open access to scholarship

Academic publishing is a $25 billion-a-year industry dominated by a handful of publishers with unfair business practices, a documentary filmmaker visiting campus said.

Certificate program fosters problem solving through design thinking

A new Design Thinking certificate program through eCornell helps learners adopt a human-centered approach to designing and improving products, experiences and systems.

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AI project could lead to reliable forecasting – of fashion

A partnerships will assess using AI to enhance indexing of fashion images – potentially leading to reliable forecasting of fashion.