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Railway records document more than a century of seismic labor shifts

The Kheel Center’s railroad collections tell stories about the seismic shifts, catalyzed by railroads, that shaped the modern age.

Computational biology symposium to showcase research, celebrate new center

Boyce Thompson Institute will host an inaugural symposium for the institute’s new Computational Biology Center May 8.

Podcast explores science fiction and the human future

“Imagining the Future,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores how science fiction can help make sense of climate change.

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College Scholars explore Japanese cultural property to tech design

Eighteen students from the Class of 2020 have been selected as the new class of College Scholars for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Panel tells how ‘Geek Girls’ succeed in tech

“A Conversation with Geek Girls” featured Heather Cabot, co-author of “Geek Girl Rising,” a book that explores “the sisterhood [that has been] shaking up tech.”

Researchers design software for rural Peruvian coffee growers

Faculty and students are working with a coffee-farming cooperative in rural Peru to create an interactive cost model of sustainable coffee production.

Rovers and robots and beats, oh my! BOOM celebrates 20th year

The 20th annual Bits on our Minds technology showcase brought together approximately 140 students and their cutting-edge projects, from a city bus tracking app to a robot that serves cocktails.

Cornell Tech, Ithaca campus host high school programming contest

For the first time, the Annual Cornell University High School Programming Contest teamed up with Cornell Tech to host simultaneous events on each campus.

Twelve assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve assistant professors from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses have received five-year awards from the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development program.