Professor Emeritus Narahari Uma Prabhu speaking at the 2016 Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE) 50th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner. Credit: David Burbank/University Relations

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Narahari Umanath Prabhu: A tale of friendship and mathematics

Mathematician Narahari Umanath Prabhu was teaching in Australia in the early 1960s, when he wrote the book Stochastic Processes: Basic Theory and Its Applications. The publisher sent Prabhu’s book manuscript to a referee to review, and the review was so glowing that Prabhu asked to learn the name of the referee. The referee was Frank … Read more

Milsteins endow technology and humanity program

A $20 million gift from the Milstein family will launch the new Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity, a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and Cornell Tech that will pioneer a new approach to developing 21st century leaders and innovators. The program bridges two campuses to deliver a unique multidisciplinary curriculum … Read more

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