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The Cornell Online Learning Community’s annual event, held in person and virtually on March 4 in G10 Biotech, highlighted tools and possibilities for improving accessibility in online learning.

Students in fields ranging from computer science and engineering to business, agriculture and animal science convened at the second Digital Agriculture Hackathon, Feb. 28-March 1, with a shared purpose: to combine their disparate skills to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place.

Projects aiming to combat online harassment of women and improve the computer models used to predict disease were among the five at Cornell to receive 2019-2020 Google Faculty Research Awards.

Eleven early-career faculty members from six colleges and schools will participate in yearlong fellowships advancing ambitious research projects in the social sciences.

Cornell is joining a collaboration of 36 colleges and universities committed to building the field of public interest technology and preparing a generation of civic-minded technologists.

On topics ranging from oceanic disease to restraining invasive species from distant seas, Cornell faculty joined 10,000 scientists to discuss “Envisioning Tomorrow’s Earth” at the AAAS meeting in Seattle.

Students and faculty from the world’s five leading agricultural universities, including Cornell, will spend three days learning and brainstorming at the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s second annual hackathon, Feb. 28-March 1.

Faculty and students from Cornell departments teaching design studios and design thinking will exchange ideas to foster connections between fields and strengthen pedagogy at the inaugural Design@Cornell Roundtable Feb. 14.

The 2020 Girls High School Programming Contest, open to all high school girls, will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, on the Ithaca and Cornell Tech campuses.

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