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Sufferers from glaucoma, cataracts and other low-vision disorders could be aided by Cornell computer graphics technology

A computer graphics project at Cornell could lead to an improved quality of life for people with visual disorders classified as "low vision."

Wireless browsing in class can hurt grades, especially in traditional classes, Cornell researchers find

Look, Professor, no wires! More and more colleges are installing wireless networking, so that a student sitting in a lecture hall, a classroom or even outside the building can pop open a laptop computer and connect to the Internet at high speed.

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.

Cornell University announces IBM fellowship in computational science

Cornell announced today the endowment of a $50,000 fellowship, the IBM University Partnership Award, to support outstanding students of computer and computational science at Cornell. The fellowship, which will begin in Fall 1998, will be administered through the Cornell Theory Center.

Peter M. Siegel is named director of Cornell Network and Computer Systems

After a two-year search, Peter M. Siegel has been named director of Cornell University Network and Computing Systems. Siegel, who has been executive director and director of corporate partnership for Cornell's Center for Theory and Simulation in Science and Engineering.

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).