Skip to main content

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.

Essentials

Paul Ginsparg, Ph.D. ’81, professor of physics and information science, is the recipient of the American Institute of Physics 2020 Karl Taylor Compton Medal for Leadership in Physics.

Kilian Weinberger, CIS associate professor, will present a live webcast, “Machine Learning: Advancements, Opportunities and Dangers,” Jan. 9 at 1 p.m. The event will be hosted by eCornell.

Essentials

At Cornell’s largest-ever winter graduate recognition ceremony, President Martha E. Pollack congratulated more than 540 graduates and encouraged them to continue to explore different perspectives through reading.

After hosting nearly 20 listening sessions, a faculty committee exploring how best to elevate public policy at Cornell plans to submit its final report in January.

The new Software Development in Python certificate program, a six-course program offered through eCornell, will enable participants to master the foundational concepts of programming in Python.

Essentials

Sweet meets heat in “We Cayenne Change the World,” a rich, velvety chocolate ice cream, with a burst of cayenne pepper. Get an extra scoop, as it won Cornell’s annual Food Science 1101 final project.