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Academics propose U.S.-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’

A network of academics from around the United States – including two Cornell wind energy experts – are proposing an 'energy-water corridor' along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cornell launches institute for women’s entrepreneurship

The Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers a free, 12-week online business certificate program, which gives entrepreneurs the skills, knowledge and resources to build their own businesses.

Gender pay gap shrinks when companies disclose wages

A new study suggests companies that disclose their wages can shrink the gap between what men and women earn by 7 percent. And it makes the workplace more equitable in other ways as well.

Smithers Institute receives grant to study veteran transition

The Smithers Institute at the ILR School has been awarded a Defense Department research grant for a four-year study examining the transition from military to civilian employment.

Health care issues tackled at Weill Cornell Hackathon

The third annual NYC Health Hackathon, hosted Feb. 8-10 by Weill Cornell Medicine, brought teams together in an attempt to solve myriad medical challenges.

Leading economic theorist Tapan Mitra dies at age 70

Mitra wrote or edited more than 150 publications in economic theory and applied mathematics, making pioneering contributions to intertemporal allocation of resources, capital theory and economic dynamics.

Mahowald to Congress: Act now to arrest climate change

Cornell professor Natalie Mahowald offered straightforward and hopeful testimony on Earth’s warming atmosphere Feb. 13 in a three-hour hearing on climate change before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

A fresh look at China’s energy policy shows mixed results

Cornell researchers and their colleagues have created a new, comprehensive data set of China’s 2,656 energy-related policies operating in 30 provinces – and found they cancel each other out when it comes to energy consumption.

Big Red investors fire up Empower Equity

Herbert Dwyer, MBA ’19, and Derek LaClair, MBA ’14, like most entrepreneurs, work hard to secure investors who will fund their startup. But they have a leg up on their competition: their Big Red network.