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Workshop to foster multidisciplinary economic research

The 2018 Workshop on Macro-development at Cornell Tech June 22-23 will explore advancing economic growth in the developing world.

Eight new trustees elected to Cornell board

At its May 26 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected three new trustees to four-year terms; four others were elected by constituent groups.

How can societies become law-abiding? Kaushik Basu has some suggestions

One of the world’s leading economists, Kaushik Basu, has written a new book that offers an innovative methodology for doing law and economics. Rooted in game theory, it could help make more effective laws and a fairer society.

It’s about time: Immediate rewards boost motivation

One way to increase your interest in a task is to add immediate rewards, rather than wait until the end to reward yourself, according to new research by Kaitlin Woolley ’12, assistant professor of marketing.

Chobani Foundation, Cornell team to support N.Y. dairy students

New York state students interested in dairy farming careers will get a boost thanks to a new scholarship program from Chobani and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Enhanced e-book calls for public interaction with central banking

Annelise Riles's new book on public interaction with central banks is published on a platform that encourages readers to make their voices heard.

Alumni founders of OrthoFit gain momentum

A firm founded by three Cornell Ph.D.s in biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering has been accepted into the MassChallenge Accelerator in Boston.


Executives explore sustainable tourism at Pillsbury forum

Business executives discussed emerging directions in a sustainable tourism roundtable hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship and the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.

MBA grads urged to harness power to do good

More than 400 master's and doctoral students were honored May 26 in the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Graduate Recognition Ceremony, at Newman Arena.