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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Qualcomm Founder Irwin Jacobs and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt to Guide Growth of Cornell NYC Tech

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will provide ongoing guidance on the programmatic and physical development of Cornell's new NYC tech campus.

Kaushik Basu appointed World Bank's chief economist

While at the World Bank, Basu, professor of economics and the C. Marks Professor of International Studies, will be on temporary leave from his post at Cornell. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Social entrepreneurship institute offers solutions for local business owners

As part of the Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute, the Center for Transformative Action hosted a discussion on the promise of social entrepreneurship Sept. 13. (Sept. 17, 2012)

Infosys founder Murthy says entrepreneurs make 'the possibly impossible happen'

Entrepreneurship can transform the world and lift people out of poverty, said N.R. Narayana Murthy, speaking on campus Sept. 10. But an entrepreneur needs leadership and courage. (Sept. 12, 2012)

Ratan Tata named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year

Ratan N. Tata '59, B.Arch. '62, chairman of Tata Sons, has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2013. He will be honored Oct. 12 at the first Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit in New York City. (Aug. 22, 2012)

ILR School Worker Institute hopes to inform public policy and strategic innovation

The new Worker Institute of the ILR School is a forum for research and education on labor issues to promote worker rights, collective representation and policy reform across a range of industries. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Electing - rather than appointing - state court judges has drawbacks, study finds

Electing such officials as state court judges has drawbacks, compared with appointing them, finds a new study. Elected state court judges vary widely in their sentencing, the study reports. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Design students' vision to help grow European Web ventures

A concept devised this spring by Cornell students to provide a support network for budding online entrepreneurs is on its way to becoming a reality in Europe. (Aug. 6, 2012)

Study: Many genes of small effect influence economic and political attitudes

Unrelated people who are more similar genetically tend to have more similar attitudes and preferences, reports a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (May 30, 2012)