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Predicting when online conversations turn toxic

Cornell researchers have created a model to predict which civil conversations on the Internet might take a toxic turn.

CIS programs aim to draw minority STEM students to academic careers

Two free workshops offered by Computing and Information Science brought students to campus with the goal of increasing diversity in STEM fields.

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

Commercialization Fellows explore market for inventions

Doctoral students in Cornell Engineering’s Commercialization Fellowship are developing tools to compress laser pulses, separate blood plasma and 3D print living tissue.

Collaboration yields discovery of 12-sided silica cages

A cross-campus collaboration led by materials science professor Uli Wiesner results in visual confirmation of 12-sided, nanoscale cage structures, which could have medical diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

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.