Lillian Lee makes Arnet Miner list of top 10 most influential NLP scholars [February 2017]

Claire Cardie general chair of ACL 2018 [November 2016]

Claire Cardie a keynote speaker at WSDM 2017 [November 2016]

Research on English and French native speakers brain structure by John Hale and collaborators profiled by Cornell Chronicle [November 2016]

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil gives two keynotes in one week --- “Social Cues in Conversational Dynamics” at SocialNLP at EMNLP and “Language Norms and Social Dynamics” at NLP + Computational Social Science at EMNLP [November 2016]

Chenhao Tan interviewed on You Are Not So Smart regarding persuasion work with Vlad Niculae, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Lillian Lee [November 2016]

Yoav Artzi gave a keynote talk at *Sem 2016, speaking on "Context and Non-compositional Phenomena in Language Understanding" [August 2016]

Alane Suhr wins a Microsoft Research Women's Fellowship [July 2016]

Liye Fu, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, and Lillian Lee win Best Paper Award at IJCAI 2016 Natural Language Processing Meets Journalism workshop [July 2016]

Xanda Schofield awarded an NDSEG Fellowship, an NSF Fellowship, and an Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. [April 2016]

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil interviewed by the BBC on stopping internet trolls; the joint work with Justin Cheng (CS '12) and Jure Leskovec also covered by Wired, The Guardian, and others [March 2016]

David Mimno named a 2016 Sloan Fellow [February 2016]

The Wall Street Journal reports on the linguistic-harbingers-of-betrayal paper by Vlad Niculae, Srijan Kumar, Jordan Boyd-Graber, and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil [February 2016]

Vlad Niculae (who is on the scikit-learn core team) gives an invited tutorial on sci-kit learn at the 2016 ADSA Data Summit [February 2016]

Lillian Lee gives the 2016 Arnold Family Lecture at the IMA [February 2016]

Chenhao Tan, Vlad Niculae, Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Lillian Lee in The Washington Post, Slate, etc. on studying linguistic correlations of persuasion [February 2016]

Cornell study, with co-PI David Mimno, on (not) quitting Facebook in the New York Daily News, Huffington Post, and other outlets. [2016]

Lillian Lee's keynote at WiML 2015 covered by Talking Machines, Lee called "badass" [January 2016]

David Mimno interviewed on Talking Machines ("what machine learning can tell us about lady zombie ghosts and huge bodies of literature") [November 2015]

Claire Cardie named a 2015 ACL Fellow [2015]

Yoav Artzi, with UW coauthors Kenton Lee and Luke Zettlemoyer, wins EMNLP 2015 best paper award [2015]

Science News reports on work by Vlad Niculae and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, with Srijan Kumar and Jordan Boyd-Graber, on linguistics harbingers of betrayal [2015]

Lillian Lee gives NAACL 2015 keynote [June 2015]

Justin Cheng ('12) and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, with Jure Leskovec, win ICWSM 2015 honorable mention [2015]

Science News reports on work by Vlad Niculae, Justine Zhang, and Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, with Caroline Suen and Jure Leskovec, on media bias uncovered by quoting patterns [2015]

Chenhao Tan wins the 2015-2016 Facebook Fellowship in HCI and Social Computing [March 2015]

Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee, and Bo Pang's 2014 work on retweeting covered in the Washington Post, CBS News, and Fast Company [February 2015]

Xanda Schofield wins a Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship [February 2015]

The story of Claire Cardie's co-founding of Appinions written up in Forbes [2014]

Lillian Lee named one of People Pattern's Five data scientists to watch [2014]

Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee, and Bo Pang's work on the effect of wording on message propagation (like retweets) covered in the Upshot section of the New York Times [July 2014]

Lillian Lee named co-Editor-in-Chief of TACL [March 2014]

Lillian Lee was one of four invited speakers on "Big Data" at the 2013 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium [November 2013]

Claire Cardie and Jiwei Li's work on extracting life stories from Twitter covered in Technology Review and other venues [October 2013]

Nomination for ACL Best Paper Award to Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Moritz Sudhof, Dan Jurafsky, Jure Leskovec, Christopher Potts [2013]

Lillian Lee named a AAAI Fellow [2013]

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil co-wins WWW 2013 Best Paper Award [May 2013]

Work on phrasing effects in memorable movie quotes mentioned in the New York Times [2013]

Myle Ott quoted in the New York Times and Time Magazine [October 2012]

Lu Wang and Claire Cardie are nominated for best paper award at SIGDial [2012]

Claire Cardie receives the Outstanding Achievement in Education from UMass, Amherst's CS department for her key role in integrating computing and information science into education, research, and scholarship in engineering, the social sciences, arts, and humanities [2012]

Work on whether and how phrasing affects memorability, by Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, Justin Cheng, Jon Kleinberg and Lillian Lee, covered on NPR's All Things Considered, The Independent, and NBC's Today Show, among other venues [2012]

Amit Sharma and Chenhao Tan win Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges awards [2012]

The New York Times, ABC News, LA Times, and others cover Myle Ott, Yejin Choi, Claire Cardie, and Jeff Hancock's identification of opinion spam [2011]

Lillian Lee quoted in Communications of the ACM on the impact of Watson [2011]

Nature's News section reports on Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil and Lillian Lee's use of movie dialogs to study the unconscious social habits of everyday conversation. [June 2011]

Karthik Raman receives a Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges award [May 2011]

Marisa Boston received the Student Paper award at the inaugural Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics workshop [July 2010]

Cornell's eRulemaking Initiative Regulation Room project, with team member Claire Cardie, wins a White House Leading Practices award. [2010]

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil finalist for Facebook PhD Fellowship [2010]

Mark Yatskar profiled in Cornell Chronicle and by the College of Engineering [May 2010]

Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil receives a Yahoo! 2010 Key Scientific Challenges award [April 2010]

Mats Rooth heads one of eight teams winning the international Digging into Data Challenge for the project “Harvesting Speech Datasets for Linguistic Research on the Web” [2010]

Lillian Lee quoted in New Scientist and critiqued in the New York Observer [May 2010]

Claire Cardie's company Jodange and Bo Pang and Lillian Lee's book on sentiment analysis are mentioned in an August 2009 New York Times article [August 2009]

The April 2009 issue of the Communications of the ACM contains an article on sentiment analysis that discusses Claire Cardie's startup, Jodange. The article also quotes Bo Pang (PhD '06) and David Pierce (PhD '03). The book Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis, written by Bo Pang and Lillian Lee, makes a cameo appearance. [April 2009]

NLP/CUCS alum Bo Pang a featured scientist at Yahoo! Research [2008]

Lillian Lee invited speaker at AAAI [July 2008]

Claire Cardie elected councilor of AAAI [July 2008]

Cornell was a host site for the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) for high-school students. Of 763 participants across North America, 117 (~15%) qualified for the invitational round. These included 7 students from the Ithaca area, corresponding to a 78% qualification rate, with two Ithaca-area students in the top twenty overall. In the invitational round (over 100 contestants), 2 of the Ithaca-area 7 placed in the top twenty overall (#9 and [2008]

Two Ithaca High School students sponsored by Cornell professors place first in U.S. in linguistics Olympiad [2007]

Claire Cardie program chair of COLING/ACL 2006, with Pierre Isablle [2006]

Lillian Lee elected secretary of NAACL [2006]

Claire Cardie elected to ACL Exec [2005]

Lillian Lee quoted in Forbes [2005]

Claire Cardie gives invited talk at ECML [2005]

Technology Review names Regina Barzilay and Lillian Lee's content-models work one of the "Technology Research Advances of 2004" [2004]

Regina Barzilay and Lillian Lee win inaugural best paper award at HLT-NAACL 2004 [2004]

The New York Times covers Regina Barzilay and Lillian Lee's paraphrasing work [2003]

Regina Barzilay and Lillian Lee nominated for EMNLP 2002 best paper award [2002]

Lillian Lee named Sloan Fellow [2002]

Lillian Lee program chair of EMNLP, together with Donna Harman [2001]

Rie Kubota Ando and Lillian Lee nominated for SIGIR 2001 best paper award [2001]

Claire Cardie elected Secretary of the NAACL [2000]

Claire Cardie elected Secretary of SIGNLL [1999]

Claire Cardie program chair of EMNLP, with Ralph Weischedel [1997]

Claire Cardie is NSF CAREER award winner [1996]

Claire Cardie receives Honorable Mention for Best Written Paper Award, AAAI 1991 [1991]