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Milstein program names faculty director at Cornell Tech

Tapan Parikh, associate professor in information science at Cornell Tech, has been named faculty director for the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity.

How to crowdsource your decision-making (or not)

New Cornell research published in Nature Human Behavior sheds light on how we can use other people’s opinions to make our own decisions. It also has implications for more effective online recommender algorithms.

Weekend highlights Cornell Tech grads’ solutions to global problems

On May 19, four student start-up teams won $100,000 pre-seed funding and one year of co-working space in the Tata Innovation Center on Roosevelt Island.

Faculty use new formats – including comics – to convey research

Faculty and academic staff presented projects including comics, videos and websites in the Knowledge Matters Fellowship, May 10.

Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity selects first students

The first students have been chosen for the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity and will begin as first-year students at Cornell this fall.

New book focuses on impact of online content moderators

In his new book, Tarleton Gillespie investigates how social media platforms police what we post online and the large societal impact of these decisions.

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service-learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on April 24.

Game Design Initiative hosts showcase May 18

Student video game designers show off their work from this year at a free showcase May 18 in Carpenter Hall.

Math competition draws upstate girls to Cornell

Thirty-four teams from 18 schools in upstate New York competed April 29 in Girls’ Adventures in Math, a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8.