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Tata Sons chair speaks on confronting challenges of today

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, chairman of the board of Tata Sons, sat for a wide-ranging conversation with Cornell President Martha E. Pollack Oct. 16 in Gates Hall.

Certificate program develops corporate communications skills

eCornell has launched a customizable online certificate program for those interested in a corporate communications career.

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Staller lecturer will share insights on game-theory economics

Ariel Rubinstein, professor of economics at New York University and Tel Aviv University, will speak about “Economics With Norms and Without Prices” Oct. 28 in the annual George Staller Lecture.

Chickpea snack startup aims to disrupt junk food industry

Antithesis, a Cornell student startup, was recently awarded a $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase I award from the National Science Foundation to develop its chickpea-based snack food.

Business college launches accounting certificate program

In response to increasing demand for financial professionals, Cornell has developed an online certificate program in accounting and auditing. Available online through eCornell.

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$1M Walmart Foundation grant to fund Tata-Cornell ag study

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to assess challenges facing small-farm aggregation models in India and Mexico.

eLab announces new cohort of 24 startups

Cornell’s accelerator for student startups, eLab, recently accepted its 2019-20 cohort of 24 businesses, the most in its history.

Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC set for Nov. 8

The eighth Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC will be held in Manhattan Nov. 8 and will feature eight entrepreneurial business leaders speaking in TED-style talks and fireside chats.

Hatfield fellow to address 21st century leadership in lecture

Natarajan “Chandra” Chandrasekaran will talk with President Martha E. Pollack on “Leadership in the 21st Century” in this year’s Hatfield Lecture, Oct. 16 in Mentors Lecture Hall, G01 Gates Hall.