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Look, Ma, no wires! Cornell class project tests wireless networking

Students in CS 502 were issued Dell laptops equipped with wireless networking cards, and Kennedy/Roberts is one of eight buildings on campus equipped with wireless transceivers linked to the campus network.

Sifting through the jumble: A Cornell researcher finds a new way of retrieving just the right information from the web

The World Wide Web is an endless source of information, but it's getting harder and harder to find precisely the right information. Now a Cornell University researcher has come up with a method of searching the web that can return a list of the most valuable sites on a given topic, as well as a list of sites that index the subject.

Sol Gruner, Princeton physicist, is named director of CHESS at Cornell

Sol M. Gruner, a Princeton University physicist, has been appointed director of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) at Cornell, effective Sept. 1.

Cornell to celebrate Homecoming Weekend Sept. 20-22

Cornell alumni will revisit their alma mater the weekend of Sept. 20-22 for Homecoming 1996, the university's annual fall celebration featuring educational, athletic and social events for all members of the Cornell community.

Cornell's Juris Hartmanis is named to head NSF Directorate for Computer Science

Juris Hartmanis, the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and professor of computer science at Cornell University, has been appointed assistant director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE).

Computer Policy and Law Conference at Cornell Aug. 6-8 will help educators deal with cyberspace issues

Computer Policy and Law Conference at Cornell Aug. 6-8 will help educators deal with cyberspace issues. How much freedom should an educational institution give its students to use cyberspace?

Undergraduates use Cornell supercomputer for summer research

Fifteen undergraduate students from across the country arrived in Ithaca, N.Y., on June 2 to begin a summer of research at the Cornell Theory Center (CTC).

Quotations from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in his Convocation address at Cornell University on May 25

The following are quotations from an address by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at Cornell's Senior Convocation, held from noon to 1 p.m. on May 25 in Barton Hall.

Cornell will honor high school teachers of top graduates, May 22

High school teachers from across North America and from as far away as Asia will travel to Cornell University to be honored by their former students on May 22. The students, honored as Merrill Presidential Scholars, represent the top 5 percent of Cornell's 1996 graduating class.