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AI analysis gives guidance to crisis counselors

Computing and Information Science scholars combed through more than 1 million anonymized texts from nearly 3,500 crisis counselors to better understand how job experience affects counselor language use.

Grants create engagement opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded $1,307,580 in Engaged Curriculum Grants to 25 teams of faculty and community partners that are integrating community engagement into majors and minors across the university.

Certificate program develops skills in machine learning

Cornell has launched an online certificate program in machine learning, available through eCornell, to teach the skills programmers, developers and others need to be successful in this rapidly expanding field.

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New tools help detect digital domestic abuse

A new clinical model developed by Cornell Tech researchers aims to respond systematically and effectively to the growing array of digital threats against victims of intimate partner violence.

Study finds racial bias in tweets flagged as hate speech

Tweets believed to be written by African Americans are much more likely to be tagged as hate speech than tweets associated with whites, according to a Cornell study analyzing five collections of Twitter data marked for abusive language.

Innovative AI system could help make fuel cells more efficient

An artificial intelligence system developed by a Cornell-led team has identified a promising material for creating more efficient fuel cells – a potential breakthrough in both materials science and machine learning.

Space-themed fashion line launches student to NASA blastoff

Shoshana Swell ’20, creator of the astronaut-themed fashion line “This is my spacesuit,” will be attending NASA’s next SpaceX launch July 21.

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SoNIC program empowers diverse CS students

Now in its ninth year, Cornell’s SoNIC summer workshop has exposed hundreds of minority students from across the country to the frontiers of computer science, as well as the prerequisites and rewards of advanced degrees.

Math can protect society’s networks, Kleinberg says in D.C.

Mathematical and computational models can make power grids, financial institutions and other networks less vulnerable to collapse, Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, said at a June 13 presentation on Capitol Hill.