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Google doodles Cornell message to extraterrestrials

Today’s Google doodle celebrates the 44th anniversary of humankind’s first intentional radio message to extraterrestrials, via the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, then managed by Cornell.

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Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.

Johnson details computational art history techniques

Professor C. Richard Johnson discussed the techniques he innovated using X-rays and algorithms to analyze works of art in his Nov. 9 campus talk.

Two-step training helps robots interpret human language

To help robots understand human language when navigating, researchers divided their task into two separate stages: first, interpreting the language in a command and mapping out a path; and then executing the trip.

Thanks, statistics! A faster way to improve mobile apps

Cornell statistician Shawn Mankad and his colleagues have found a faster way to improve mobile apps, with a new text-mining method that aggregates and parses customer reviews in one step.

To build trust in data science, work together

Collaboration is key to building trust in algorithms and big data, according to a new paper by Cornell researchers.

Study explores how robots in the operating room impact teamwork

Cornell researchers took a close look at the impact robotic surgery has on a team in an operating room.

Eight faculty honored with Weiss teaching awards

Eight faculty members have received Stephen H. Weiss Awards for excellence in their teaching of undergraduate students and contributions to undergraduate education.

Arts and Sciences faculty approves new undergrad curriculum

Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences approved a new undergraduate curriculum for students. Plans will soon be underway to implement it.