Student-led course sparks interest in data science

The Cornell Data Science Training Program is a 12-week, one-credit unofficial course offered through the Cornell Data Science project team and run by students.

Four faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cornell faculty members Stephen Coate, María Cristina García, Suzanne Mettler and Fred Schneider have been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Entrepreneurship: A developing ecosystem of, through and beyond Cornell

Through research, coursework, fellowships, leadership initiatives, business incubators, community outreach, business plan competitions and more, an evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem has emerged at Cornell.

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Makeathon to develop prototypes for people with disabilities

A makeathon to develop affordable assistive technology for people with disabilities, sponsored by Cornell, will be held April 21-23 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Be careful what you tell your robot to do, expert warns

Artificial intelligence must be managed in ways that keep robots from doing harm accidentally, according to Daniel Weld, professor of computer science at the University of Washington.

Researchers link robots into surveillance teams

Researchers are developing a system to enable teams of robots to share information as they move around and if necessary get help in interpreting what they see, enabling them to conduct surveillance as a single entity with many eyes.

Study: Conservatives, liberals read different scientific books

Suggesting that science is not immune to political partisanship, new research by computational social scientist Michael Macy shows liberals and conservatives have stark differences in the types of scientific books they read.

Seven assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Seven assistant professors have both been recognized by the National Science Foundation with CAREER awards, which support junior faculty members' research projects and outreach efforts.

Online course creators meet and share experiences

The Cornell Online Learning Community offers "any study to any person, anytime, anywhere" -including on campus. Educators gathered March 7 to share their experiences.