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Predicting when online conversations turn toxic

Cornell researchers have created a model to predict which civil conversations on the Internet might take a toxic turn.

CIS programs aim to draw minority STEM students to academic careers

Two free workshops offered by Computing and Information Science brought students to campus with the goal of increasing diversity in STEM fields.

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

Milstein program names faculty director at Cornell Tech

Tapan Parikh, associate professor in information science at Cornell Tech, has been named faculty director for the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity.

How to crowdsource your decision-making (or not)

New Cornell research published in Nature Human Behavior sheds light on how we can use other people’s opinions to make our own decisions. It also has implications for more effective online recommender algorithms.

New graduates savor memories of past four years

For the 5,500 graduates of Cornell’s Class of 2018, studying, finishing projects, meeting friends, making late-night food runs, enjoying music, playing sports and creating memories over the past four years simmered and blended into graduation weekend.

New book focuses on impact of online content moderators

In his new book, Tarleton Gillespie investigates how social media platforms police what we post online and the large societal impact of these decisions.

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community partners researching a range of topics. 

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service-learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on April 24.