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Cornell to celebrate 151st Commencement

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and the Senior Convocation address by science educator Bill Nye ’77 will highlight Cornell’s 151st Graduation Weekend, May 24-26.

Grants fund 15 community-engaged research projects

Student and faculty researchers and their community partners will use this year’s Engaged Cornell research grants to study Cornell’s socioeconomic impact on Tompkins County and other topics.

To win online debates, social networks worth a thousand words

Social interactions are more important than language in predicting who is going to succeed at online debating, according to new Cornell research.

Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.

Undergrads to present psychology research May 9

Cornell undergraduates involved in psychology across a number of schools and colleges present their research across a broad array of interests at a May 9 conference in the Physical Sciences Building Atrium.

Math Awareness lecture kicks around latest soccer ball designs

Mathematical artist David Swart explored the latest soccer ball designs and spherical geometry in the 2019 Math Awareness Month lecture, sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.

Digital publishing innovator eases access to Cornell material

The Internet-First University Press has released a complete directory of all available material as it works to make new and archival content more easily accessible.

Art inspired by slime mold-like robots unveiled at NYC museum

Kirstin Petersen, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, presented art inspired by her research at the New Museum in New York City in a program that pairs artists with technologists and challenges them to create something new.

From big picture to small screens, student projects tackle problems with tech

At the annual BOOM (Bits on Our Minds) showcase April 24 in Duffield Hall, more than 200 students used technology to try to solve problems large and small, local and international, for entertainment, convenience, increased equity or social good.