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Digital Ag Hackathon tackles pressing agricultural problems

Cornell’s first Digital Agriculture Hackathon saw students from a variety of disciplines come together to develop ways of addressing some of the world’s most pressing agricultural challenges.

D.C. workshop explores dimensions of new carbon economy

The Atkinson Center hosted a workshop Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C., that outlined an agenda highlighting Cornell’s research strengths in support of a new carbon economy.

Tackling cancer biology research across colleges and campuses

Richard Cerione, the Goldwin Smith Professor of pharmacology and chemical biology, and Claudia Fischbach, professor of biomedical engineering, discuss their collaborative research on cancer biology – the metabolic changes required for cancer development and cancer cells' interactions with other cells.

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Workshop teaches problem-solving through rapid prototyping

Using the five steps of design thinking, Diane Levitt from Cornell Tech gave a workshop Feb. 20 on how to work as a team to create rapid prototypes in an attempt to solve real-world problems.

Digital ag is Cornell’s newest radical collaboration initiative

Digital agriculture at Cornell has just been seeded for robust additional growth by being added as a strategic discipline area to the provost's radical collaboration initiative.

‘Hamilton’ producer among spring Milstein speakers

The multidisciplinary Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity will bring prominent thinkers to campus this spring for thought-provoking public events and workshops.

Active Learning Initiative funds nine projects

Innovative projects to enhance undergraduate teaching and learning in nine departments have received funding administered by Cornell’s Active Learning Initiative.

Study probes effect of virtual reality on learning

An exercise in learning phases of the moon conducted by the Virtual Embodiment Lab showed no real difference in learning between VR, hands-on and computer simulation methods. 

AI project could lead to reliable forecasting – of fashion

A partnerships will assess using AI to enhance indexing of fashion images – potentially leading to reliable forecasting of fashion.