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CS classes can break down cultural barriers, study shows

Computational education can break down and expose cultural barriers in unexpected ways, a new study from Cornell researchers has found.

Things to Do, Oct. 18-25, 2019

Events this week include “War and Peace” on film; the Lorelei Ensemble in Bailey Hall; a ceremony hosted by Hindu students and a reading by Desiree Cooper.

ILR’s prison job fair opens doors for incarcerated

Twelve employers, along with a former inmate now working as a union carpentry representative, met with 78 incarcerated men Oct. 4 at the Queensboro Correctional Facility in New York City.

Cornell tackles ‘migrations’ global challenge

Researchers from every corner of Cornell are mobilizing to tackle one of the grand challenges of the modern era – migration – with a new initiative that launched Oct. 1.

Ceci elected president of national psychology society

Stephen Ceci, the Helen L. Carr Professor of Developmental Psychology, recently was elected president of the Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science. His term began in August.

Six projects receive Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards

This year’s Innovative Teaching and Learning Award winners will give Cornell students a host of new opportunities and experiences, thanks to faculty grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.

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‘Migrations’ is theme of Cornell’s first Global Grand Challenge

After an eight-month study, a task force of 16 faculty members has chosen “Migrations” as the theme of the first Cornell Global Grand Challenge, which will tackle the issue with resources from across the university.

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Professor’s perceptron paved the way for AI – 60 years too soon

As the Faculty of Computing and Information Science celebrates its 20th year, Frank Rosenblatt’s prescient research into artificial intelligence underscores Cornell’s pivotal role in computing history.

Lecture to address issues of diversity at elite schools

Anthony Jack, assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will address diversity at elite institutions in a lecture Oct. 3 in the Biotechnology Building, Room G10.