Students from across campus pitch business ideas

Students from 11 startup companies with products including organic skin care products and concussion detection devices pitched their ideas March 20, vying for the 2017 Student Business of the Year.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Artificial intelligence will change our world, Cornell expert says

Bart Selman, professor of computer science, opened the lecture series "The Emergence of Intelligent Machines: Challenges and Opportunities" by highlighting the potential real-world impacts of artificial intelligence.

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Matter Design Computation grad program set to launch

A new multidisciplinary collaborative research graduate degree program at Cornell will combine architectural research with study in material computation, adaptive architecture and digital fabrication.

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CIS series looks at emergence of intelligent machines

A CIS Seminar Series on the Emergence of Intelligent Machines will address a wide range of topics and questions raised by artificial intelligence. The lectures are scheduled for Monday evenings through May 1.

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Hospitable language inspires trust in Airbnb customers

Cornell researchers will present a paper on how Airbnb profiles are perceived in the context of a sharing economy that goes beyond their "gut feelings" if someone is trustworthy or not.

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New Weiss fellows and teaching award recipients honored

Seven faculty members were honored with Stephen H. Weiss Fellowship awards, recognizing excellence in teaching undergraduate students, at an event in Klarman Hall Feb. 9.