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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.

New graduates savor memories of past four years

For the 5,500 graduates of Cornell’s Class of 2018, studying, finishing projects, meeting friends, making late-night food runs, enjoying music, playing sports and creating memories over the past four years simmered and blended into graduation weekend.

New book focuses on impact of online content moderators

In his new book, Tarleton Gillespie investigates how social media platforms police what we post online and the large societal impact of these decisions.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service-learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on April 24.

Game Design Initiative hosts showcase May 18

Student video game designers show off their work from this year at a free showcase May 18 in Carpenter Hall.

Math competition draws upstate girls to Cornell

Thirty-four teams from 18 schools in upstate New York competed April 29 in Girls’ Adventures in Math, a team-based math competition for girls in grades 3-8. 

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.