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Student club wows venture capitalists

Members of Cornell's Cornell Venture Capital Club, although undergraduates, are earning the respect of real-world venture capitalists.

Novakovic talks on charged farm topics in D.C.

With the current, extended Farm Bill set to expire Dec. 31, Washington-based journalists met Dec. 5 with Farm Bill and dairy expert Andy Novakovic, professor in Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, to discuss the legislative possibilities.

Economist honored for top tax dissertation

Tatiana Homonoff, assistant professor of policy analysis and management, won the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Government Finance and Taxation award for her dissertation scholarship.

Men's 'overwork' widens gender gap in wages

If men keep "overworking," the gender gap in wages will never shrink, Cornell and Indiana sociologists worry.

Faculty agree on viability of electric cars at screening

After screening the documentary “Revenge of the Electric Car," faculty members discussed the merits of the cars with the film's director Dec. 4.

ILR senior is Cornell’s first Mitchell scholar

Simon Boehme ’14 is the first Cornellian to win a George J. Mitchell Scholarship to study in Ireland.

Student knits Filipino women into skilled workers

Doctoral student Meredith Ramirez Talusan, M.A. ’11, who studies comparative literature, serendipitously taught a Filipino woman how to knit. A year later she started a social enterprise that now employs 25 knitters in the Philippines.

NY teacher pay is all about location, location, location

A new ILR School report finds wide variation in pay for public school teachers in New York state.

School 'nutrition report cards' spur healthy choices

Step away from that ice cream sandwich: Point-of-sale technology may help students eating in school cafeterias refrain from devouring junky frozen treats, flavored drinks and potato chips when their parents receive “nutrition report cards.”