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Eight on faculty named fellows of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics honors members recognized by their peers as distinguished contributors to the discipline. (May 11, 2009)

Analysis of Flickr photos could lead to online travel books

Cornell scientists have downloaded and analyzed nearly 35 million Flickr photos. Their research provides a new way to automatically organize, label and summarize large-scale collections of digital images. (April 28, 2009)

Estroff, Cosley and Perelstein honored by NSF

Lara Estroff, Daniel Cosley and Maxim Perelstein have received 2009 Early Career Development Awards from the National Science Foundation. (March 16, 2009)

New CIT status page alerts users of service outages

Replacing the former Network Status page, the new 'Current Status of CIT Services' page now gives all campus users a view into performance issues that may affect their work. (Feb. 20, 2009)

Technology ambassadors send Cornell library computers, software to Iraqi schools

The Cornell Computer Reuse Association is collecting computers and software from Cornell University Library and other campus departments to send to Iraqi schools. (Dec. 3, 2008)

From mice to men, evidence of evolutionary selection is found in 544 genes in analysis going back 80 million years

By comparing the genomes of humans and five other mammals, Cornell researchers have identified 544 genes that have been shaped by positive selection over millions of years of evolution. (Sept. 15, 2008)

Cornell gets $10 million federal grant to establish new institute applying computing to sustainability

The Institute for Computational Sustainability at Cornell, launched with a $10 million NSF grant, will apply computer science to problems in managing and allocating natural resources. (Sept. 3, 2008)

Robert Constable, founding dean of computing and information science, will step down in 2009

Robert Constable will step down as dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science when his second five-year term ends, June 30, 2009. (June 11, 2008)

Secure voting systems may result from federal grant <br />to computer scientist

Assistant Professor Rafael Pass has received a five-year, $450,000 award from the National Science Foundation to conduct research that could lead to secure online voting systems and improved Internet security overall. (March 5, 2008)