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Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change

Cornell professor Natalie Mahowald offered straightforward and hopeful testimony on Earth’s warming atmosphere Feb. 13 in a three-hour hearing on climate change before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

A fresh look at China’s energy policy shows mixed results

Cornell researchers and their colleagues have created a new, comprehensive data set of China’s 2,656 energy-related policies operating in 30 provinces – and found they cancel each other out when it comes to energy consumption.

Big Red investors fire up Empower Equity

Herbert Dwyer, MBA ’19, and Derek LaClair, MBA ’14, like most entrepreneurs, work hard to secure investors who will fund their startup. But they have a leg up on their competition: their Big Red network.

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NY’s ag economy faces low profits, big risks

The outlook for New York state’s farm economy is steady, with farm incomes likely to remain relatively low for a second straight year, according to  Jennifer Ifft, assistant professor of applied economics and management.

Johnson students determine which Super ads made the grade

Marketing students at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business gathered on Feb. 3 to watch, and rate, the highly anticipated commercials that aired during the Super Bowl.

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‘Deep tech’ innovations require industry partnerships

Creating new opportunities for industry partnerships and increasing engagement with the world beyond the lab could help researchers make a broader impact and meet grand challenges, said speakers at the “Deep Tech Eats Social Media for Lunch” panel, held Jan. 28 in the Upson Hall lounge.

Hackathon looks to solve animal health issues

Students designed solutions to animal health issues and competed for prize money at the 2019 Cornell Animal Health Hackathon on Jan. 27.

What happens when bosses don’t practice what they preach?

Managers who say one thing and do another often get negative reactions from employees. But the misalignment of words and deeds can be viewed as neutral or even positive, says Cornell researcher Brian Lucas.

Historic building is hub for Cornell in NYC

On Jan. 2, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations’ new New York City headquarters and conference center opened in the historic General Electric building at 570 Lexington Ave. Several other Cornell colleges, units and programs will soon be using space in the building.