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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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An NSF-funded initiative, co-led by professor David S. Matteson, aims to harness data across disciplines in order to identify risk factors for catastrophic events.

An all-expenses-paid four-week course for rising Cornell sophomores aims to increase the number of underrepresented minorities majoring in computer science.

Cornell events this week include a talk with actress Vanessa Bayer; an impeachment law panel discussion; "Some Like It Hot" in a classic American cinema series; and a community concert with the Glee Club and Chorus.

Seven Cornell faculty members have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Applications are now open for two all-expenses-paid summer workshops aimed at encouraging underrepresented minorities to consider careers in academic research.

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