Researchers from Cornell Bowers CIS found no evidence that removing protected student attributes from dropout prediction models improves their accuracy or fairness, but they advocate for including those attributes.
Professor emeritus Frank W. Young died on April 26 at his home in Ithaca. As a professor of development sociology, Young was best known for his work in social differentiation and social structure, and later in population health.
Ben Leff ’16 and government professor Peter Enns are co-founders of Reality Check Insights, a company that delivers data insights related to people’s attitudes, preferences and behaviors to media organizations, political groups and others.
With a grant from the Society for the Humanities, Julia Chang has developed an online game with an undergrad computer science researcher, based on her research on disability in modern Spain. The game will launch during an online event June 2 at 2 p.m.
Doctoral student Charlotte Logan is one of six Cobell Graduate Summer Research Fellows for 2021. This fellowship will provide Logan with funding to support her work on Haudenosaunee language revitalization.