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It takes a village: Chinese artists fund Haitian student's earthquake research at Cornell

Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, September 21, 2012

Marc-Evens Cadet's route to Cornell began on January 12, 2010. A senior at the University of Haiti in Port-au-Prince at the time, Cadet lost his best friend and three of... > more

"Steven Strogatz: Doing Math in Public"

Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, 2012

In the spring of 2010, Steven Strogatz, Cornell's Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics, wrote a fifteen-part series on the elements of math, from basic to baffling, for The... > more

"Lillian Lee: Can Computers Really Understand What We Say?"

Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, 2012

With Siri on the iPhone and Watson beating human champions at Jeopardy, we now have machines that talk to us. But what is the nature of such "conversation," and what... > more

"Michael Burlingame: Lincoln's Emotional Life"

Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, 2012
When Michael Burlingame's 2,024-page biography of Lincoln was published in 2008, it was hailed by critics as "definitive" and "magisterial."

In this talk, which begins the free summer lecture series sponsored... > more

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