The Cornell Blockchain Conference got off to a ringing start April 11 as students, professors and blockchain industry dignitaries rang the Nasdaq bell to signify the start of the trading day as well as the advent of the conference.
Five faculty fellows involved in the China’s Cities collaborative project reported on their results from three years of research at a March 22 capstone lecture. The Institute for the Social Sciences sponsored the project.
Rohit Verma, dean of external relations at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, has been named founding provost of Vin University in Hanoi, Vietnam. His three-year appointment is effective July 1.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati – two-time Indonesian minister of finance, economic reformer and powerful advocate for gender equality and education – will give the annual Bartels World Affairs Lecture April 10.
Richard Adie, managing director of Cornell University’s Statler Hotel from 2002 until his retirement in 2018, received the Howard Cogan Tourism Award from the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce March 28.