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Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC set for Nov. 9

The seventh Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC will be held in Manhattan Nov. 9 and will feature talks from the founders of the Pink Ceiling and Bluemercury.

Pollack thanks staff, reviews priorities in annual address

In her second annual address to staff, Cornell President Martha E. Pollack reviewed the university’s priorities, highlighted initiatives relevant to staff and fielded questions Oct. 9.

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Helping teachers weave computational thinking into lessons

Diane Levitt, senior director of K-12 education at Cornell Tech, helped local teachers explore ways to integrate computational thinking into their classrooms in a Sept. 28 workshop, “Inspiring a Passion for Computational Thinking,” at Clark Hall. 

Wang helps formerly jailed chess hustlers get back on board

Emily Wang '20 is helping chess hustlers in New York City's Washington Square Park market themselves as chess teachers.

Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her innovative work using mobile devices and data to address social challenges.

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.

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $2.7M grant for Diversity Center of Excellence

Weill Cornell Medicine was awarded a $2.7 million grant to establish a Diversity Center of Excellence to increase the number of minority physicians in academic medicine.

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.

Digital guide encourages ‘moonshot’ thinking to improve NYC

Cornell Tech has partnered with New York City on designing the NYCx Moonshot Launchpad, a downloadable guide for defining ambitious solutions to urban problems.