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ExxonMobil Foundation gives $403K to Cornell

The ExxonMobil Foundation has given Cornell $403,949 through its Educational Matching Gifts Program. Rob Crane ’92, new product platform manager at ExxonMobil Chemical, presented the check to Lance Collins, dean of the College of Engineering, during a campus visit on April 23, 2019. The grant is the result of a three-to-one match of donations to Cornell made in 2018 by ExxonMobil employees, retirees and surviving spouses, many of whom are Cornell alumni. In the past five years alone, ExxonMobil has given more than $2.5 million to Cornell through the program. The ExxonMobil Foundation reported... Read more

Bots exploiting blockchains for profit

Like high-frequency traders on Wall Street, a growing army of bots exploit inefficiencies in decentralized exchanges, which are places where users buy, sell or trade cryptocurrency independent of a central authority, a Cornell Tech study has found. Read more

Grants bolster social sciences research

The Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 12 small grants to social science researchers in six colleges and schools at Cornell. The awards assist scholars as they develop new research and seek external funding. Read more