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McGovern Center names three executives in residence

Three new executives in residence have joined the staff of the Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences.

Ignorance may be bliss for consumers, study shows

Would having more information about the value of a product - say, a new camera - help potential buyers? Not necessarily, according to a Cornell economist.

Energy bar swims to victory in Shark Tank contest

With a NASA-approved energy bar, the student-run company Solar Flare beat out 11 other student teams who pitched their business startup ideas at the Johnson Shark Tank competition.

Contest harvests names for new wine grapes

After a naming challenge drew 1,100 suggestions from around the world, a Cornell breeder has revealed the secret identities of two new wine grapes - Arandell and Aromella.

NYC event features Cornell-related food products

More than 150 people gathered in SoHo Jan. 31 to celebrate Cornell-related food products in New York state at the first 'From Furrows to Boroughs: A Taste of New York State in New York City' event.

New ag research funding model gains momentum

Cornell's Thomas Burr presented a new model to growers to fund agricultural research in response to immediate problems, such as infestations, in the wake of reduced government support.

Study: Preferences, incentives matter for capital tax levels

A study by Maxim Troshkin, assistant professor of economics, and colleagues could point the way to an ideal capital tax policy.

Jerry Hass, emeritus finance professor, dies at 72

A finance professor who taught Cornell University’s MBA students for 46 years, Hass died unexpectedly Jan. 22 in Ithaca.

State scholarships don't entice graduates to stay in state

The study was the first to look at the long-term effectiveness of merit-based scholarship programs on residency choices.