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TIAA-CREF leader gives Durland Lecture Oct. 17

Roger W. Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, will deliver the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s 26th Durland Lecture Thursday, Oct. 17.

CEO's firm connects the poor to tech jobs

"Work is at the core of human dignity," says Leila Janah, CEO and founder of Samasource, which connects poor people with tech jobs, during the Jill and Ken Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture.

U.N. agency head outlines global work challenges

Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organization, spoke at the ILR School’s Worker Institute in New York City Sept. 27.

Cornell Tech launches degree in 'connective media'

On Oct. 1, Cornell Tech announced the launch of the first degree program to be offered by the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute, a master's degree in connective media.

Challenge yourself, Change.org leader advises students

In several talks last week, the president and COO of Change.org, Jennifer Dulski ’93, MBA ’99, offered specific advice to students.

Shulman to lead Entrepreneurship @ Cornell

Zachary J. Shulman ’87, J.D. ’90, has been named director of Entrepreneurship@Cornell.

CEO of firm with social mission to give Sept. 30 talk

Leila Janah, founder and CEO of Samasource, a company that connects technology firms with an untapped labor market in developing countries, will deliver an Iscol talk Sept. 30.

Verizon CEO challenges us to keep up with technology

Research must keep up with rapidly changing technology to find beneficial applications, said Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam '76 in the 32nd annual Hatfield lecture.

eLab entrepreneurs can earn credit for startup work

Students entrepreneurs at the Cornell business incubator, eLab, will be eligible to earn academic credits for their work on startup businesses.