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Cornell to administer Grow-NY contest for food, ag startups

Grow-NY, announced May 31 by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will be one of the largest food and agriculture business competitions in the nation, supporting innovative startups in food production and agriculture.

Commercialization fellows set sights on tech solutions

Five doctoral students in engineering will spend a fully funded semester examining the business prospects for a diverse array of Cornell technologies as the newest class of commercialization fellows. 

Girls’ education suffers when high-achieving boys are peers

Teenage girls do worse in their education, careers and social lives when they have more high-achieving boys in their classes, according to a new study by two Cornell economists.

NSF-funded eLab startup launches with Fortune 500 company

Andrés Gutiérrez ’15, M.S. ’19 and Adler Faulkner ’18 started their company Comake, a smart workstation that consolidates accounts and cloud services, while students in eLab.

Certificate program aims to empower female professionals

To empower accomplished professional women to reach their full potentials, Cornell has launched the Executive Women in Leadership certificate program, online through eCornell.

Rawlings scholars exhibit wide-ranging research

About three dozen Cornell seniors presented their undergraduate research at the 17th annual Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo on April 17.

Students showcase their community engagement work

Cornell students shared their global experiences through posters April 15 at the 2019 Community Engagement Showcase.

Student entrepreneurs face off in business competitions

An idea for $1 rides to campus won one of several student business competitions that took place during Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Celebration conference April 11-12. The annual event drew more than 700 participants for symposiums, awards and networking.

Alumnae spin global business from Cornell fiber science

Cornell graduates Gwen Whiting ’98 and Lindsey Boyd ’98 recently sold their company The Laundress, a line of premium, nontoxic laundry and cleaning products, to Unilever.