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Summer CIS programs foster diversity, community

Diversity is a major priority of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, and three summer offerings – CSMore, SoNIC and the Designing Technology for Social Impact Workshop – demonstrate that commitment.

Library launches future with FOLIO

Cornell University Library pioneers in adapting open source system, FOLIO.

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NSF funds work on flagging bad online behavior

Members of the Prosocial Project have received a four-year, $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation for work on understanding the emergence and maintenance of norms to deter negative online behavior.

Machine learning tool sorts the nuances of quantum data

An interdisciplinary team developed a tool to parse quantum matter and make crucial distinctions in the data, helping scientists unravel the most confounding phenomena in the subatomic realm.

Testing AI fairness in predicting college dropout rate

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.

Movies, music and pictures can train synthetic brain

A new AI-based technology developed by Cornell researchers will help gain new insights into how our brains respond to external stimuli.

Gift to establish K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics

The $24 million gift will enable the center’s unique mission to use bioacoustics to help conserve biodiversity in some of the most remote yet species-rich parts of the world.

Johnson and Zhang named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars, Baobao Zhang will investigate challenges governments face when addressing public perceptions of inequalities brought about by new technologies and Elizabeth Johnson will look into connections between infant nutrition and gastrointestinal health.

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Six grants support joint research in China through pandemic

The Cornell China Center has announced six new grant awards, totaling $140,000, to support research by Cornell faculty teams partnering with researchers in China.