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Zubrow gift endows economics professorship

Cornell trustee Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 fulfilled a lifelong dream in December with a year-end gift to Cornell’s Department of Economics to establish the Zubrow Professorship of Economics.

U.N. report sounds alarm on farming land-use crisis

To feed the world’s burgeoning population while saving it from exhausting natural land resources, the United Nations issued a report on global land use.

Greg Galvin named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

Greg Galvin, M.S. ’82, Ph.D. ’84, MBA ’93, will be named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 at Entrepreneurship@Cornell’s annual conference on campus April 10-11.

Student input drives business communication course

Dyson School senior lecturer Kathy Berggren ’90, MAT ’93, closely involved her students in the development of a new business communication course.

Cook stove designs aid developing nations

A contest held by the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management’s Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise produced innovative, multi-fuel cookers for the developing world.

$10M gift founds family business initiative at Johnson

John Smith, MBA ’74, and his wife, Dyan, have created the John and Dyan Smith Family Business Initiative with a $10 million gift to the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management.

What debt-jugglers told the sociologists

Memo to bill collectors, hoping to squeeze another payment from the working-poor debt jugglers surveyed by Cornell and Harvard sociologists: Do not threaten.

Former White House economist talks inequality

Former White House chief economist Alan Krueger ’83 spoke about the future of the economy at the Cornell Club of New York Jan. 14.

Downtown Ithaca Incubator to help entrepreneurs

A collaborative venture among Cornell, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College, the Downtown Ithaca Incubator was launched Jan. 16 at its home in the Carey Building on East State Street.