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To aid Cameroon students with test prep, earn their trust

When it comes to studying for their all-important baccalaureate exam, students in Cameroon are largely left to their own devices. Now a team of Cornell researchers wants to use those devices to help them prepare for the test.

Fellowship to help Cornell Engineering graduates attend Cornell Tech

A new fellowship funded by Don Follett ’52 and Mibs Follett ’51 aims to encourage Cornell Engineering graduates to pursue master’s degrees at Cornell Tech, boosting the pipeline of students and cementing connections between the two campuses.

AI-generated profiles? Airbnb users prefer a human touch

If everyone uses algorithmically generated profiles, users trust them, according to a new study from Cornell researchers. However, if only some hosts choose to delegate writing responsibilities to artificial intelligence, those with AI-generated profiles are likely to be distrusted.

Exhibit on labor movements features Kheel Center artifacts

With historical materials from Cornell University Library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management and Archives, the Museum of the City of New York opens the exhibit “City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York” on May 1.

Lecturer featured in Amazon docuseries

Amazon Prime’s new docuseries, ‘‘The Luckiest Guys on the Lower East Side,” features Elissa Sampson, lecturer in the Jewish Studies Program.


Two Cornell faculty receive Hartwell awards for biomedical research

Bethany Cummings, assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Lisa Roth, assistant professor of pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, have each won a 2018 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award.

Trailblazing lymphoma researcher Kristy Richards ’90 dies

Dr. Kristy Richards ’90, a groundbreaking cancer researcher and associate professor of biomedical sciences, died on March 30 in New York City. She was 50.

Milstein program celebrated as its students make first trip to Cornell Tech

The Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, which offers selected undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences a specialized curriculum to prepare them as leaders in an increasingly digital world, was celebrated April 12 at a ribbon-cutting at Cornell Tech.

Weill-NASA study of Kelly twins yields new insights, DNA sequencing tools

Long-term spaceflight causes more changes to gene expression than shorter trips, according to research by Weill Cornell Medicine and NASA investigators as part of NASA’s Twins Study involving Mark and Scott Kelly.