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U.S. economy’s current growth will peak in 2019

The U.S. economy has been on a long, slow upward trend for eight years, but a Cornell economist predicts that – like all good things – the steady growth will soon come to an end, likely by the end of the year.

Students, faculty shape global effort to cool a warming world

In a whirlwind of seminars, plenary sessions and corridor conversations, 17 Cornell students and six faculty attended COP24 in Katowice, Poland in December.  

Leo Renaghan, hospitality marketing innovator, dies at 75

Professor Emeritus Leo Renaghan, one of the first academics to introduce modern marketing methods to the hospitality industry, died Dec. 31 of brain cancer. He was 75.

New center improves employment relations in hospitality

The ILR School and the School of Hotel Administration have strengthened their partnership by establishing the Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, an equally shared initiative of the schools.

History of Capitalism initiative takes big-picture approach

The study of the history of capitalism at Cornell is fueled by insightful, big-picture questions, many of which were raised during a Nov. 15 roundtable discussion.

Innovative student experience web platform wins tech award

An innovative Cornell platform that connects students with hundreds of opportunities beyond the classroom has won a prestigious tech award.

Startup GiveGab helped raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday

GiveGab, a fundraising and engagement platform founded at Cornell, helped nonprofits raise $52 million on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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2018 Affinito-Stewart research grants awarded; 2019 proposals sought

Nine Cornell faculty members have been awarded Affinito-Stewart research grants for the 2018-19 academic year. Proposals for 2019-20 are due Feb. 8.

Cornell, community partners help drive Buffalo’s revival

The Partnership for the Public Good, founded in Buffalo in 2007 by the ILR School, is working with local groups to make the city a model of urban regeneration and create policies advancing equity and sustainability.