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Center advances social sciences research with spring grants

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences has awarded $118,000 in spring grants supporting ambitious research projects and conferences involving two-dozen faculty members and resarchers.

Cornell’s first black female CS Ph.D. blazed her own trail

Rediet Abebe, the first black woman to earn a doctorate at Cornell in computer science, blazed a trail not just for herself, but for others, too.

Public invited to play at virtual Game Design Showcase

Members of the public can watch, play or explore 21 new videos games developed by Cornell students at the virtual Game Design Showcase May 22.

Éva Tardos named to American Philosophical Society

Éva Tardos, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States.

U.S. social distancing stabilized, but did not reduce, spread

A statistical analysis of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., found that social distancing measures slowed the spread of coronavirus on the whole, but did not reduce the number of new infections per day.

Crossing boundaries: Cornell’s thriving research ecosystem

Collaborating across disparate disciplines to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity is intrinsic to Cornell’s unique brand of research innovation.

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Faculty profiles: Four new hires bring vitality to campus

Meet Wendy Ju, Denis Willett, Nika Haghtalab and Shaun Nichols, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.

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Device tracks vaping habits to better understand use

A new tool developed by a Cornell Tech team can unobtrusively monitor electronic cigarette inhalations, yielding important information for research into vaping.

Atkinson COVID-19 grants could inform policy decisions

Cornell Atkinson has announced its first two Rapid Response Fund grants aimed at helping find solutions to issues created by the COVID-19 pandemic.