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Kate Bronfenbrenner receives grant to study unionization efforts

ILR Labor Education Research Director Kate Bronfenbrenner will lead a team of ILRies studying the differences between unionization efforts that are affiliated with the National Labor Relations Board and those that are not NLRB-affiliated.

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Life Sciences Technology Innovation Fellowship announces 2023-24 cohort

Cornell University’s Life Sciences Technology Innovation Fellowship, formerly known as the BioEntrepreneurship Initiative, enters its second year in 2023-24 with a new cohort of 15 business students and 12 researchers.

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Forum examines free expression basics and the law

A forum hosted by Cornell Law School on Sept. 7, “The Fundamentals of Freedom of Expression,” served as the kickoff event for the academic year’s theme, “The Indispensable Condition: Freedom of Expression at Cornell.”

Library gets grant to raise algorithmic literacy

Librarians lead project to educate patrons on what algorithms are and how they shape modern life.

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DNA breakthrough detects genetic diversity of invasive fish

The genetic material that species shed into their environments can reveal the presence of the species and a broad range of information about the genetics of entire populations.

Faculty offered guidance for teaching in the age of ChatGPT

A university committee has released recommendations for how faculty can take generative artificial intelligence into account when considering learning objectives for their students.

NIH funds cross-campus effort to train experts in AI and nutrition

The $1.7 million grant will help scientists with expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning to address complex biomedical challenges in nutrition and health.

Entrepreneurial students pack eHub Collegetown for kickoff event

Cornell was recently ranked by Crunchbase as the No. 5 top school in the country for producing entrepreneurs who have raised capital.

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Arts & Sciences welcomes new faculty for 2023-24

This year, thirty-four new faculty enrich the College of Arts & Sciences with creative ideas in a vast array of topics, including quantum materials, artificial intelligence, moral psychology and misinformation.

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Ag secretary visit highlights climate-smart opportunities

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on Sept. 6 to discuss programs focused on empowering farmers and finding new climate solutions that are equitable and science-based.

Welcome event unites Cornell, local colleges, community

The CU Downtown event, a celebration to welcome new students, has merged with Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College for the first time to create one grand event for 2023: Welcome Student Weekend.

Recipients can recognize – and correct – positive bias

The beneficiaries of “positive bias” due to racial profiling and other types of favoritism are more likely to recognize it and take corrective action if their attention is drawn to the victims of that bias, new Cornell research has found.