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Entrepreneurship is future of global economy, Porges says

Entrepreneurship@Cornell banquet keynote speaker Shelly Porges '74, MPS '77, senior adviser at the Global Entrepreneurship Program, discussed the importance of entrepreneurship for global development.

Not the Queen's English: NYC panelists talk hip-hop

Music industry pioneers traced the evolution of hip-hop from its humble beginnings to commercial dominance during a sold-out discussion in Manhattan April 17.

88th Hotel Ezra Cornell refocuses on student leadership

More than 150 students at the School of Hotel Administration had worked since last fall to pull off the conference for leaders of the hospitality industry.

Two juniors each win $30K Truman scholarships

For their academic excellence and the likelihood of 'making a difference,' Simon Boehme '14 and Samuel Ritholtz '14 have won the award, given to juniors planning a career in public service.

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.