Nobel Prize winner to talk about science education research

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Carl Wieman will visit campus Sept. 25-29 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, working with students and faculty and offering a public talk about his work in science education.

Ben Maddox named chief information officer

Ben Maddox, the chief academic technology officer at New York University, has been named chief information officer for Cornell’s Ithaca campus and Cornell Tech.

Talk, exhibit celebrate ‘mother of media psychology’

Cornell University Library will present two events, a talk by advice columnist Amy Dickinson and an exhibit opening, celebrating psychologist and media personality Joyce Brothers ’47.

Identity-based offices unite under new name, offer greater student support

The Centers for Student Equity, Empowerment, and Belonging combines six existing offices, a change meant to strengthen connections for students and groups navigating the offices, and emphasize the intersections of students' varied identities.

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Scientific computing training available online

Cornell’s Scientific Computing Training Series will resume on Oct. 4; the Zoom-based training is available for free to faculty, students and staff at Cornell, Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and Cornell Tech.  

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Computer scientist to give lecture on AI in health care

Fei-Fei Li, co-director of Stanford’s Human-Centered AI Institute, will discuss AI’s role in improving patient safety in health care in the annual Cornell Center for Social Sciences Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences, on Oct. 5 in Statler Auditorium.

Folkenflik ’91 is Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist

NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik ’91 has been named the 2023-24 Zubrow Distinguished Visiting Journalist in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program brings accomplished journalists to Cornell each year.

Grow-NY startups enrich robust agri-food system

The 20 finalist startups battling for $3 million in prize money in the fifth annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Business Competition were selected from more than 320 applicants, including 81 entries from New York state.

Artist Laurie Anderson visits campus Sept. 26-27

Pioneering multimedia artist Laurie Anderson will offer a public talk in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Arts Unplugged series during her two-day visit to campus.