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Awards fund innovations in digital agriculture

Projects ranging from a soil-swimming robot that can sense conditions in the root zone in real time to computational models that can predict produce spoilage received seed funds from the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s new Research Innovation Fund.

Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute names first endowed professor

Ari Juels, a professor of computer science at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, has been named the Weill Family Foundation and Joan and Sanford I. Weill Professor – the first endowed professorship at the institute.

Research examines intent behind Facebook posts

A Cornell researcher is working with Facebook to find ways to identify content with malicious intent and forged IDs, to help the social media giant rapidly find and remove harmful posts.

Greg Morrisett named dean of Cornell Tech

Greg Morrisett, dean of Cornell’s Faculty of Computing and Information Science, has been named the Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 7.

Smiles, sunshine, sweets and song punctuate Commencement

As students began to line up for Cornell’s 2019 Commencement May 26, the morning skies that threatened rain gave way to rays of sunshine wriggling between the clouds. Smiles, pomp and circumstance followed.

Cornell Tech ‘Open Studio’ celebrates innovation, impact

An intelligent assistant to manage gut disorders and an app that facilitates personal growth through continuous feedback from co-workers were among the winners of the fifth annual Startup Awards competition, held May 17 at Cornell Tech.

Cornell to celebrate 151st Commencement

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and the Senior Convocation address by science educator Bill Nye ’77 will highlight Cornell’s 151st Graduation Weekend, May 24-26.

Milstein students ‘Collab’ on tech solutions in service projects

Students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity developed a website, created a computer language learning curriculum and engaged in other service projects this spring.

Mozilla co-founder shares vision for future of tech

Mitchell Baker, chairwoman of Mozilla and co-founder of the Mozilla Project, was on campus May 1 to speak with students in the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity.