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Institute on higher ed technology policy set for July 19-22

Cornell will welcome webmasters, computer security officers and university attorneys to the fifteenth annual Cornell University/EDUCAUSE Institute for Computer Policy and Law at the Statler Hotel. (July 12, 2010)

Architect Thom Mayne, Morphosis to design Gates Hall, new home for Computing and Information Science

The Morphosis architectural firm, led by Thom Mayne, has been selected to design William H. Gates Hall, a building for Computing and Information Science that will foster collaborative research and learning. (July 9, 2010)

Students harness vibrations from wind for electricity

The Vibro-Wind Research Group is working on an efficient, low-cost method of converting vibrations from wind energy to electricity. (May 25, 2010)

Students show off their flying, sensing, dishwasher-loading robots in Duffield Hall atrium

A glimpse into the technological future was on display in Duffield Hall atrium May 18, where 23 teams of students showcased their sensing, grasping and flying robots for the public. (May 19, 2010)

Cybersecurity is too reactive, needs more upfront planning, professors stress to Congress

Stephen Wicker, professor of electrical and computer engineering, addressed privacy concerns on Capitol Hill; Andrew Myers, associate professor of computer science, tackled security issues. (May 6, 2010)

iPads are welcome at Cornell, despite blogger, media reports to the contrary

Contrary to a misunderstanding recently spread by bloggers, the tablet computers have not been banned from the university's RedRover wireless service. (April 22, 2010)

Two undergrads receive Xerox minority scholarships

Richard Dunning '13 and Matthew Cong '11 have received Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships, which recognize high academic achievement in the fields of science, engineering and technology. (April 13, 2010)

Cornell, University of Washington compete to build 3-D campus models

Throughout April students at Cornell and the University of Washington will vie to see which school can build the most complete 3-D model of campus buildings. (April 8, 2010)

Big Red by the Bay panel explores how we make decisions

Six Cornell professors shed some light on the reality of social behavior during 'A Meeting of the Minds: Decoding Our Decisions' at the Big Red by the Bay event March 18 in San Francisco. (March 24, 2010)