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Top restaurateur urges students to defy expectations

With playful, self-deprecating humor and pithy lessons from his successful career, Will Guidara ’01, co-owner of Eleven Madison Park, a restaurant ranked among the best in the world, gave the keynote address at Hotel Ezra Cornell 2018 March 17.

Only one in four workers have decent jobs: Konvitz lecturer

Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, lectured on the state of workers worldwide March 13.

Carlyle Group founder to deliver Durland lecture March 27

Daniel A. D’Aniello, co-founder and chairman emeritus of The Carlyle Group, will deliver the 30th annual Durland Lecture March 27.

Algorithms use at work subject of May 4-5 New York City workshop

ILR School faculty will teach “Algorithms at Work” May 4-5 at the Cornell Tech campus in New York City. 

Sustainability sows a healthy business climate

The color of money may be the best tint for keeping the world from warming was a key message at the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, “Unleashing the Hidden Power of Sustainability,” on March 10.  

Cornell to collaborate with Vingroup to establish VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

Cornell is involved in a multiyear consulting services contract with Vietnam’s largest property developer that includes advising on the development of infrastructure, campus reviews, curriculum and faculty hiring.

Dejah Powell uses awards to help feed her Chicago neighborhood

The South Side of Chicago, where Dejah Powell ’18 grew up, is known as an urban food desert. Powell, an environmental and sustainability science major, is helping to change that.

Women in Leadership program enrolls 1,000 students

eCornell’s Women in Leadership certificate program has enrolled 1,000 students since it launched in January 2017.


New York vintners urged to pop their corks at annual wine event

New York has the unique soil and climate conditions to establish itself as a significant presence in the market for sparkling wine, experts said at B.E.V. NY, Cornell’s annual outreach event for the wine industry.