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Students thank professors for great teaching

In mid-December, as the fall semester drew to a close, the Center for Teaching Innovation hosted the inaugural Cornell “Thank a Professor” event in Mann Library, Duffield Hall and Willard Straight Hall.

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Downturn looms, but may not swing election

Steven Kyle, associate professor of applied economics and management, offered his annual national forecast Jan. 17 at the Dyson School's 2020 Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference.

Expert: Nation must improve patent diversity

Andrea Ippolito ’06, M.Eng. ’07, offered the U.S. House Committee on Small Business policy recommendations during a Jan. 15 hearing on how to enhance patent diversity.

Brooklyn Brewery co-founder named Entrepreneur of the Year

Steve Hindy ’71, MAT ’75, a former English teacher and international journalist who co-founded Brooklyn Brewery more than 30 years ago, has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2020.

Entrepreneurship experts discuss strategies for ‘side hustle’

Deborah Streeter, professor emeritus in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, will co-host a live webcast, “The Side Hustle: Strategies for Success,” Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. Registration for this hourlong event is on the eCornell website.

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Cornell, Nature Conservancy to study key climate projects

A new collaboration between the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy this year will fund three studies that could be significant in the face of climate change.

Certificate program develops product management skills

Cornell is now offering a Product Management certificate program, through eCornell, to give individuals the tools necessary for the successful navigation of a product’s lifecycle, from scoping stage to launch.

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Nerve-healing startup Renerva joins McGovern incubator

Renerva, a medical startup developing an injectable gel to speed the healing of damaged nerves and creating a nerve-graft product, has joined Cornell’s McGovern Center.

Certificate program teaches Python to working professionals

The new Software Development in Python certificate program, a six-course program offered through eCornell, will enable participants to master the foundational concepts of programming in Python.

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