President welcomes new grads to global Cornell family

President David Skorton delivered Cornell's 143rd commencement May 29, welcoming about 6,000 new graduates to the global Cornell family. (May 29, 2011)

Student' robots fly, roll, talk and learn to be useful

Cornell students are developing programs that will make personal robot servants possible. Their work was on display May 17 in the Duffield Atrium. (May 26, 2011)

Cornell ranked among the best in the world by QS

Quacquarelli Symonds has published its first World University Rankings by individual discipline, with Cornell making the top 25 in every category. (May 19, 2011)

Angry Bunny, Squidget Snatcher and others showcase ingenuity at computer game expo

Showcase of student-created computer games is fun, but it also serves as a final exam. Players' reactions to the games are part of the students' final grade. (May 18, 2011)

Robot walks a 40.5-mile ultramarathon without recharge

The Cornell robot Ranger set a new world record May 2 by walking 40.5 miles on a single battery charge without stopping or being touched. (May 10, 2011)

Three on faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Cornell professors Jon Kleinberg and Paul McEuen, and Weill Cornell professor Carl Nathan, M.D., are among 72 new members of the National Academy of Sciences, announced May 3. (May 5, 2011)

Éva Tardos receives Van Wijngaarden Award

Éva Tardos, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Science, has received the Van Wijngaarden Award for her 'exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science.' (April 20, 2011)

Doug James receives Guggenheim fellowship

Doug James, associate professor of computer science, has received a Guggenheim fellowship to help support his research on computer sound synthesis. (April 18, 2011)

Two juniors named Goldwater scholars

Randall Meyer '12 and Rachel Perlman '12, both in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, have received 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. (April 7, 2011)