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Unemployment course gets Engaged Curriculum funds

Ian Greer, M.S. ’03, Ph.D. ’05, a senior research associate in the ILR School, built a class that explores unemployment and the effects surrounding it with the help of the Engaged Curriculum Grant program.

Ripple effect: Cornell helps restore Long Island's shellfish

Cornell Cooperative Extension is leading the largest effort ever to restore native shellfish populations to Long Island, rejuvenating its waters and improving its maritime ecosystem and economy.

Cooling tech company heats up with NSF small-business award

Thanks to a Small Business Innovation Research award funded by the National Science Foundation, cooling technology startup Heat Inverse is set to scale up and pilot its product with customers.

Materials research center announces fall JumpStart funding

Four New York state companies have been selected for the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, through which they will collaborate with faculty members to develop their products.

Beck fellowships help support student entrepreneurs

Eleven Cornell students worked all summer to move their businesses forward, thanks to the Marla and Barry ’90 Beck Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, which supports students in their entrepreneurial pursuits.

App for finding study partners wins at entrepreneurship kickoff

An app to help students connect with others in their classes won the top prize, a spot in this fall’s eLab class, at the Entrepreneurship at Cornell kickoff event, held Sept. 4 in eHub Collegetown.

Former head of Nintendo is Dyson Leader in Residence

Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83, retired president and COO of Nintendo of America, is returning to Cornell as the inaugural Leader in Residence at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

ILR’s Vilhuber spearheads change in economics journal policy

Lars Vilhuber, executive director of Cornell’s Labor Dynamics Institute, has spearheaded a new initiative at the American Economic Association to ensure that authors’ findings in scholarly work can be replicated.

Dairy startup gets NSF program funding, accelerator backing

A team of students who brainstormed their business idea – DairyX, a cloud-based dairy cow monitoring system – during the Digital Ag Hackathon has received NSF program funding and a spot in a New York City incubator.

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