Cornell Bowers CIS recognizes more than 1,100 new graduates

Cornell Bowers CIS celebrated new graduates at three recognition ceremonies held before Commencement.

Around Cornell

Shared modeling can help schools predict, avert dropouts

A research team co-led by Cornell found that for schools without the resources to conduct learning analytics to help students succeed, modeling based on data from other institutions can work as well as local modeling, without sacrificing fairness.

Mathematical model that ‘changed everything’ turns 25

In 1998, Professor Steven Strogatz and then-student Duncan Watts, Ph.D. '97, published a model that launched the field of network science – the results of which are ubiquitous in today’s world. 

Game design initiative makes digital dreams come true

This year's Game Design Initiative at Cornell, a videogame showcase, was held May 20 in Clark Atrium.

Kreps: Generative AI holds promise, peril for democracies

Generative artificial intelligence threatens to undermine trust in democracies when misused, but may also be harnessed for public good, Sarah Kreps told the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on May 19.

Innovative games debut at GDIAC showcase

The public is invited to the Game Design Initiative at Cornell showcase, held Saturday, May 20 from 1-4 p.m. in Clark Atrium in the Physical Sciences Building, to play video games created by students in Game Development courses.

Students use the Internet of Things to connect, inspire

From monitoring blood pressure to potholes: Professor Max Zhang's Internet of Things (IoT) course teaches students how to leverage IoT sensor technology to solve real-world problems and help the community. 

Pre-college big data certificate offered free to Cornell community

A new pre-college certificate program designed to help high school students develop data analysis skills complementary to a wide range of academic and professional fields will be offered at no cost to the children of Cornell faculty and staff and underserved students nominated by local high schools and other partners.

Tetris reveals how people respond to an unfair AI

An experiment in which two people play a modified version of the video game Tetris revealed that players who get fewer turns perceive the other player as less likable, regardless of whether a person or an algorithm allocates the turns.