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Girls’ education suffers when high-achieving boys are peers

Teenage girls do worse in their education, careers and social lives when they have more high-achieving boys in their classes, according to a new study by two Cornell economists.

NSF-funded eLab startup launches with Fortune 500 company

Andrés Gutiérrez ’15, M.S. ’19 and Adler Faulkner ’18 started their company Comake, a smart workstation that consolidates accounts and cloud services, while students in eLab.

Certificate program aims to empower female professionals

To empower accomplished professional women to reach their full potentials, Cornell has launched the Executive Women in Leadership certificate program, online through eCornell.

Rawlings scholars exhibit wide-ranging research

About three dozen Cornell seniors presented their undergraduate research at the 17th annual Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo on April 17.

Students showcase their community engagement work

Cornell students shared their global experiences through posters April 15 at the 2019 Community Engagement Showcase.

Student entrepreneurs face off in business competitions

An idea for $1 rides to campus won one of several student business competitions that took place during Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Celebration conference April 11-12. The annual event drew more than 700 participants for symposiums, awards and networking.

Alumnae spin global business from Cornell fiber science

Cornell graduates Gwen Whiting ’98 and Lindsey Boyd ’98 recently sold their company The Laundress, a line of premium, nontoxic laundry and cleaning products, to Unilever.

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Entrepreneur of the Year shows power of persistence

Dr. Leonard Schleifer ’73, the 2019 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, shared the successes and failures he experienced while growing his biotechnology company, Regeneron, during an April 11 conversation with Lance Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering.

Bartels lecturer outlines how developing countries can build human capital

Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia’s minister of finance, delivered this year’s Bartels World Affairs Lecture April 10. The event was hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Southeast Asia Program.