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Alum’s gift helps entrepreneurship faculty hire assistants

Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving funds to develop or expand courses, and add teaching assistants.

Empire Farm Days showcases soil health efforts

Empire Farm Days, the largest outdoor agricultural trade show in the Northeastern U.S., focused on soil health Aug. 7-9 in Seneca Falls, New York.

Big, blue Everest Seedless is Cornell’s newest grape

Everest Seedless, the newest offering from Cornell’s grape breeders, is a big, bold fruit that comes with a towering history.

Entrepreneurial students kick off year with Collegetown event

More than 300 students visited the eHub in Collegetown Aug. 29 for an Entrepreneurship Kickoff event.

Diners order slightly less when restaurants list calories

A new Cornell study finds that diners whose menus listed calories ordered 3 percent fewer calories in their appetizer and entree courses, but their dessert and drink orders remained the same.

W.E. Cornell program focuses on women in STEM

A new training program for women entrepreneurs in STEM fields called W.E. Cornell launches this fall.

New high-yield strawberry, raspberry varieties released

Cornell’s berry breeding program is releasing two new varieties, which will be available for planting in spring 2019: a strawberry, Dickens, and a raspberry, Crimson Treasure.

Cornell, Medstrada announce partnership

CALS and venture capital firm Medstrada have partnered to establish an entrepreneurial community in New York state to take on challenges in agriculture, nutrition and food production.

Food Venture Center helps company pickle success

Upstate businessman Mike Trudell brought his Perfectly Pickled Products to market with the aid of the Cornell Food Venture Center.