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Rapid reality: Students design 3-D printed products

A mechanical synthesis course took a new twist this year: As part of the design process, students had their prototype products 3-D printed.

Big Idea finalists deliver public pitches April 19

From a new delivery method for vaccines to an energy bar for busy college students, finalists in the undergraduate Big Idea competition are prepping their pitches for the April 19 finals.

Labor union leader targets Walmart worker abuse

In his keynote address at the ILR School's Union Days, United Food and Commercial Workers Union leader Pat O'Neill outlined his union's efforts to improve working conditions for Walmart workers.

Student startup snags $200,000 accelerator award

A student startup business at Cornell that uses an online program to track its users' groceries and lets them know when to restock received a $200,000 grand prize award in a startup competition April 8.

Entrepreneurship celebration slated for April 18-19

Alumni, students and faculty are invited to the annual Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration, April 18-19, for the two-day conference on entrepreneurship.

Nate Silver offers tips to improve predicting power

New York Times blogger Nate Silver spoke on "Big Data: Powerful Predictions Through Data Analytics," April 5 on campus.

Expert testifies to U.S. Senate on commercial fishing

Aiming to correct imbalances, extension expert Emerson Hasbrouck testified before the U.S. Senate on federal rules that put New York's commercial fishermen at a disadvantage.

Economist Daron Acemoglu to talk on theory of prosperity

Daron Acemoglu, co-author of the 2012 economic development book 'Why Nations Fail: Origins of Power, Poverty and Prosperity,' will deliver the George Staller Lecture March 28.

Dyson School ranked No. 3 by Bloomberg Businessweek

The Dyson School held its third spot thanks to a second-place finish in both student satisfaction and a measure of how many graduates enroll in top-ranked MBA programs, according to Businessweek.