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Inside InfoSci: our Department Newsletter

The Department of Information Science at Cornell hosts talks and events frequently throughout the academic year. Please check back often for updates.

The Department of Information Science at Cornell hosts talks and events frequently throughout the academic year. Please check back often for updates.

Follow these links for details on the Colloquium Series and Graduate Seminar Series. Our annual showcase of student projects, BOOM, happens every spring. 

We have an e-newsletter, Inside InfoSci, that will be published about eight times a year. If you would like to subscribe, please send an email to information-science-news-l-request@cornell.edu with the subject "join." More information on how to join an email list can be found here.

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Student Spotlights

"I can say without a doubt that this program and this major played an integral role in preparing me with the skills I need to pursue a position I’m absolutely thrilled about."

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Twenty student-designed innovations – robotic drink-makers, spiderbots, music sequencers and much more – poured, drew, and played familiar tunes during Info Sci’s annual Rapid Prototyping demo day

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Info Sci’s Solon Barocas co-writes this thoughtful commentary on the current divide between data scientists and critics of artificial intelligence.

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Congratulations to Info Sci PhDs Samir Passi, Alex Adams and Vera Khovanskaya, who were each recently recognized for outstanding teaching and service during the 2015-2016 academic year.

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With news of a major science-research publisher buying up a popular pre-print repository earlier this month, Info Sci’s Paul Ginsparg weighs in.

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On May 14, spring-semester students made their annual, year-end trip to Ithaca, bringing with them a dozen various prototypes. Have a look at what our amazing students created.

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Sarah Sinclair, a soon-to-be graduate of the Information Science, Systems and Technology (ISST) program through the College of Engineering, is the first student affiliated with Cornell Information Science to be named a Merrill Presidential Scholar.

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Cornell Information Science held its Class of 2016 Senior Send-Off Dinner on Friday, May 13, 2016. Among students recognized:

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Of course Cornell University represented at CHI 2016. Here's what our innovators brought to San Jose, Calif.

Student Spotlights

Kaitlyn Son ('19) shares more about her initiative that uses 3D printing to create prosthetics.

Alumni News

A 2014 graduate of the Master of Professional Studies program in Information Science, Siddharth Bajaj now works with Doran Jones as a consulting software engineer.

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Classes team up for one fantastic, year-end demo in Gates Hall.

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The professor in Cornell's Information Science and Communication departments was one of three Cornell community members recognized for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring.

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Add another award to Jon Kleinberg's long list of accomplishments.

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Sue Fussell, an Info Sci and Communications professor, is recognized as a leading voice in the field of human-computer interaction.

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With creativity and technical know-how, Info Sci senior Colin Budd brought the weather into the Gates Hall atrium.

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This video was taken during the morning session of Info Sci's MPS Visit Day, a one-day event for accepted students to the Master of Professional Studies program.

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The BBC talks with Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil in a piece on online abuse.

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Four Info Science PhD students recently received Honorable Mentions in the National Science Foundation's 2016

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We at Cornell Computing and Information Science are proud to share the news that Info Sci PhD Tauhidur "Rifat" Rahman and Computer Science PhD Rad Niazadeh were two of 39 recently named 2016 Google Fellows.

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See video of Lillian Lee's talk, "Linguistics, Statistics, and Artificial Intelligence in the Big Data Era."

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Registration is now open for the 2016 Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration to be held April 14-15 on the Cornell campus.

Colloquium Videos

Watch Lydia Chilton's talk, "Adaptive Crowd Algorithms for Open-Ended Problems".

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Talking Machines features Info Sci professor's keynote talk from WiML 2015.

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Two key pieces of research from Info Sci Chair Jon Kleinberg helped shape what we know about finding answers from social networks.

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Vlad Niculae and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil get more press on their use of the classic game Diplomacy to explore the linguistic tells of coming betrayals.

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Cornell Info Sci will be well-represented at CSCW this year. Here's a rundown of Info Sci-led research being presented in San Francisco this week.

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Info Sci's David Mimno will expand his work with historical texts, creating new tools to connect scholars with million of digital titles.

Colloquium Videos

Solon Barocas's research explores issues of fairness in machine learning, the privacy implications of inference, and more.

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Dr. William Odom is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University.

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Audrey Desjardins is a PhD candidate at Simon Fraser University, School of Interactive Arts + Technology.

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Check out this write-up on an Info Sci research team leading efforts to improve Facebook accessibility among visually impaired users.

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Jaskeerat Bedi's community scholarship concept – called the 3C Fund – began as an idea floated during a Cornell design-thinking workshop and, under her direction, received an OpenIDEO Intrigue Award.

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The founder of the widely used pre-print repository arXiv gave the keynote talk at ASAPbio this week.

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As business and technology continue to converge in the global marketplace, interdisciplinary employees are needed now more than ever. A new Cornell collaboration aims to meet that demand.

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The National Science Foundation has tapped Cornell Info Sci Associate Professor Dan Cosley to serve as a program director for the federal agency’s Cyber-Human Systems arm of the Division of Information & Intelligent Systems.

Student Spotlights

Because of its interdisciplinary nature, Cornell Information Science hosts some of the best and brightest students from various fields of study. Mei Lean Kwan is a good example of that.

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Cornell’s arXiv preprint server – developed by Info Sci’s Paul Ginsparg – has experienced a flood of research papers in the last few weeks following tantalizing new evidence.

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William Lewis Brown's love for Cornell and computer science lives on through a scholarship recognizing extraordinary Computing and Info Sci graduate students.

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The final projects from Info Science students in “Introduction to Rapid Prototyping and Physical Computing” are as varied as they are innovative.

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One of four 2015 Fellows honored, Dr. Cardie was recognized for her foundational contributions to computational linguistics.

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A newly published paper from Cornell Information Science researchers explores why walking away isn't so easy.

Colloquium Videos

Check out video from the December 9, 2015 IS Colloquium talk with Panos Ipeirotis, who presented "Adventures in Crowdsourcing".

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Thinking about a successful career in tech? Join us at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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Developers of a new open-source software believe allowing reader annotations of online research papers will enable “conversations over the world’s knowledge”.

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Check out "I am Information Science", a short video in which Cornell Info Sci faculty and students share their thoughts on what it means to work and study in the Info Sci field.

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Please join us for the Information Science Department Colloquium with IS Faculty speakers, 

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Investigating language use may be a way to identify deceit in fraudulent scientific papers, but it is far from a precise method, new research suggests.

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