Through research and education, Bowers CIS is shaping fairer, ethical AI

In its world-class research and teaching, Cornell Bowers CIS is uniquely positioned to guide tomorrow’s innovators as they dive into issues of ethics, fairness and privacy, while weighing the policy implications of technological advances.

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Committee to recommend final expressive activity policy

The committee of faculty members, students and staff has begun a review of the university’s interim expressive activity policy and will recommend a final policy early in the fall semester.

Joan Klein Jacobs ’54, transformational philanthropist, dies at 91

Joan Klein Jacobs ’54, a global philanthropist who believed strongly in the power of education and the arts to transform lives, died May 6 in San Diego. She was 91.  

AI-generated empathy has its limits

Researchers from Cornell Tech, Cornell and Stanford University found that, despite their ability to display empathy, conversational agents such as Siri do poorly compared to humans when interpreting and exploring a user’s experience.

Celebrating ‘quiet greatness,’ Cornell Tech dedicates Feeney Way

Cornell celebrated the life of Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies, during an event April 19 at Cornell Tech to commemorate the university’s most generous donor and officially name the main thoroughfare of the New York City campus in his honor.

Student startups pitch innovations in Silicon Valley

Student teams from eLab, Cornell’s student startup accelerator, and Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute Runway Startup Program at Cornell Tech pitched their innovative ideas at San Francisco’s Autodesk Gallery on March 28.   

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As Empire AI dawns, Cornell lays groundwork for public good

Empire AI, a $400 million effort to create a shared academic research computing facility, is set to advance dozens of ambitious, cross-disciplinary projects at Cornell.

Faculty awarded for creative, innovative community engagement

Thirteen Cornell faculty members have received Community-Engaged Practice and Innovation Awards from the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement. The awards recognize faculty who have recently developed community-engaged learning, leadership or research activities that create opportunities for students.

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Applied Machine Learning certificate prepares professionals for data science careers

Instagram's Brian D’Alessandro prepares professionals for data science careers in his Applied Machine Learning and AI certificate program from Cornell.

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