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Diplomat Fried to present LaFeber-Silbey Lecture Oct. 18

Ambassador Daniel Fried ’75 will share his perspectives gained during his 40-year career in the foreign service as this year’s LaFeber-Silbey lecturer.

Speed Conference at Cornell Tech examines the pace of a digital world

The Sept. 28-29 Speed Conference, part of Cornell Tech’s new Digital Life Initiative, drew faculty from New York City and Ithaca to explore how humans can keep up with computers’ speed.

Researchers energize effort for energy-smart solutions

A new project received a $100,000 planning grant from the NSF to create a proposal for an Engineering Research Center for sustainable energy-smart solutions.

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12

Cornell convenes experts on New York flood risks Oct. 11-12 for the annual Community Development Institute.

New group to study AI’s impact on decision-making

The new Artificial Intelligence, Policy, and Practice Initiative will bring together a community of scholars with expertise in computing, the law, social science, communications and philosophy to create opportunities to collaborate on research.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit Cornell Oct. 18

Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, will participate in a “fireside chat” in Bailey Hall at noon Oct. 18.

Cornell hosts climate change events at Climate Week NYC

Faculty and industry partners will gather Sept. 28 at the Cornell Club-New York for a discussion about new clean energy technologies.

Redesign dating apps to lessen racial bias, study recommends

Mobile dating apps that allow users to filter their searches by race – or rely on algorithms that pair up people of the same race – reinforce racial divisions and biases, according to a new paper by Cornell researchers.

Lois Gray, ‘amazing force’ at ILR School, dies at 94

Lois Spier Gray, an iconic ILR School professor who committed her life to advancing social justice and workers’ rights, died Sept. 20 in New York City.