As New Jersey drivers approach the George Washington Bridge to enter New York City, a digital sign flashes overhead with estimates of the delays on the upper and lower levels of the bridge. Most drivers choose the level with the shortest predicted wait. But a few savvy drivers choose the other level, expecting that the digital signs are lagging and that conditions will change by the time they arrive at the bridge.
The Abram Rogers Bullis chair was established in 1987 by Abram’s late daughter Nettie A. Bullis, to fulfill her wishes that a chaired position be established in the mathematics department at Cornell University in the Bullis name.
Today President Rawlings announced Steve Strogatz as one of three new Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellows. The Weiss Fellowship is the highest honor the University accords tenured faculty for outstanding work as teachers.