Ann S. Bowers ’59, Cornell CIS college benefactor, dies at 86

Ann S. Bowers ’59, a pioneering tech executive and longtime philanthropist whose transformational gift established the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, died Jan. 24 in Palo Alto, California. Bowers was 86.

By Graduate TAs, for Graduate TAs: Belonging at Cornell mini grant funds 2023 Advanced Graduate Teaching Cohort

Kim Webb and Rink Tacoma-Fogel used a Belonging at Cornell mini-grant to create the Advanced Graduate Teaching Cohort to help graduate students develop their teaching skills, and to build a diverse and collaborative community of scholars.

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Cardie and Weinberger named AAAI Fellows for contributions in AI

Kilian Weinberger and Claire Cardie join five of their Cornell colleagues in being named AAAI Fellows, in recognition of their significant contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.

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Task force offers guidance to researchers on use of AI

A multidisciplinary task force of Cornell faculty and staff has issued a report offering perspectives and practical guidelines for the use of generative artificial intelligence in the practice and dissemination of Cornell’s academic research.

PCCW grant helps support diverse student entrepreneurs

A focus will be introducing the idea of entrepreneurship to students who have never thought about it before.

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Consortium aims to make NYS the world’s AI capital

A consortium aiming to make New York a global leader in artificial intelligence would help Cornell play a role in shaping the future of AI, promote responsible research and development, create jobs and unlock opportunities focused on public good.

Pollack thanks staff for advancing Cornell’s mission

In her annual Address to Staff on Jan. 11 – Ezra Cornell’s 216th birthday – President Martha E. Pollack highlighted achievements that are helping to sustain and re-imagine the university’s founding “… any person … any study” vision.

ChatGPT ‘memorizes’ and spits out entire poems

 Ask ChatGPT to find a well-known poem and it will probably regurgitate the entire text verbatim – regardless of copyright law – according to a new study by Cornell researchers.

Cornell joins National Academies effort to support women of color in tech

Cornell has joined a new Action Collaborative on Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech, launched by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine along with 34 other institutions representing higher education, national laboratories and government.

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