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N.Y. honeybees stung hard by varroa mite, researchers find

A small mite is causing big trouble for New York state's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators.

Resort legend, Lyft founder honored with Hotel School awards

The School of Hotel Administration honored a hotel industry legend and a pioneer in ride-sharing apps at its ninth annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards June 6 at The Pierre in Manhattan.

The social media economy benefits few, new book suggests

A class of enterprising women aspire to "make it" in the social media economy but often find only unpaid work, says Brooke Erin Duffy, assistant professor of communication, in her book, "(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love."

Republicans doubt 'global warming' more than 'climate change'

The U.S. public doubts the existence of "global warming" more than it doubts "climate change" – and Republicans are driving the effect, according to new research. But there's more agreement on climate science than meets the eye.

Berry for your thoughts: Contest seeks name for grape

Big on flavor, aroma and size, Cornell's newest grape lacks one defining feature: a name. Grape breeder Bruce Reisch ’76 is offering the public the chance to name it.

WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

The Clinical and Translational Science Center, in collaboration with the medical student group Tech-in-Medicine, hosted its first hackathon, the 3-D Printing Innovation Challenge, over the course of several days in May.

Rev startup teams go from 'napkin to prototype'

Eight teams of entrepreneurs are spending their summer developing their business ideas into products at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works' Hardware Accelerator.

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Kate Walsh named dean of School of Hotel Administration

Kate Walsh, MPS ’90, has been named the seventh dean of the School of Hotel Administration, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 16. She is the first female dean of the Hotel School and the second alumnus to lead it.

Student inventors to view their tech through business lens

Six engineering doctoral students are stepping out from behind the lab bench to closely examine the market potential for their research technologies.