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Ceci elected president of national psychology society

Stephen Ceci, the Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology, recently was elected president of the Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science. His term began in August.

Six projects receive Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards

This year’s Innovative Teaching and Learning Award winners will give Cornell students a host of new opportunities and experiences, thanks to faculty grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.

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‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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Professor’s perceptron paved the way for AI – 60 years too soon

As the Faculty of Computing and Information Science celebrates its 20th year, Frank Rosenblatt’s prescient research into artificial intelligence underscores Cornell’s pivotal role in computing history.

Lecture to address issues of diversity at elite schools

Anthony Jack, assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will address diversity at elite institutions in a lecture Oct. 3 in the Biotechnology Building, Room G10.

Six A.D. White Professors-at-Large elected

A Nobel Prize-winning physicist, best-selling authors and a leader in global sustainable agriculture are among six newly elected Andrew Dickson White Professors-at-Large at Cornell.

Research gives robots a second chance at first impressions

A Cornell-led team was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop a computational model of how humans form and update their memories of robots.

For online reviews, shoppers believe a pretty face

New Cornell research has found that people are more likely to be swayed by positive recommendations posted online by attractive reviewers.

Political polarization may be less about ideology than luck

Divisions between political parties are believed to reflect deeply rooted ideological differences, but a new study from sociology professor Michael Macy points to another factor: luck.