Researchers from Cornell Bowers CIS found no evidence that removing protected student attributes from dropout prediction models improves their accuracy or fairness, but they advocate for including those attributes.
Cornell Atkinson has awarded eleven Academic Venture Fund (AVF) seed grants for research by 40 faculty researchers representing eight Cornell colleges and 19 academic departments. The 2021 awards span 11 countries on five…
Six graduate students were awarded 2021 Hsien and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarships. These scholarships recognize graduate students for their academic ability, performance and character as well as financial need.
In a virtual ceremony May 24, this year's 37 Merrill Presidential Scholars, who represent the top 1% of graduating seniors, recognized the high school teacher and university faculty or staff member who most influenced their academic development.
For entrepreneurs of color, seed funding can be hard to come by. Anthonia Carter, a doctoral student in the field of information science, is addressing that problem with EGK Starters, which is helping people of color access the venture capital industry.
Computer games designed by students in the Game Design Initiative at Cornell will be available for the public to try and critique at the annual Game Design Showcase, to be held virtually from 4-7 p.m. May 25.