NYC workshop tackles how to build sustainable cities

On May 23, more than 60 people gathered at the College of Architecture, Art and Planning's studio space in New York City to consider how built environments can help meet climate change challenges.

ILR expert urges policies that support the flex economy

Louis Hyman, professor of economic history, urged lawmakers in Washington, D.C., to learn from history and put into place the types of economic policies that heaved the economy out of the Great Depression in the 1930s.

MBAs mark historic day in new era of business education

Student speaker Tosin Adeniji talked about the power of community at Cornell Tech during Johnson's graduate recognition ceremony May 27. The event celebrated the accomplishments of MBA and Ph.D. graduates in three programs.

Cornell's Hudson River conservation work nets DEC award

For more than 20 years, Cornell has facilitated collaborative solutions to protect and preserve the Hudson River Estuary and its watershed, and on May 23, the university was recognized for its efforts.

Johnson's Nelson and peer deans discuss the value of the MBA

A panel of deans from the nation’s top colleges told prospective MBA students May 20 that a master's degree in business administration offers the best return on investment among advanced degrees.

Cornell Tech has final Open Studio before move to new campus

Cornell Tech's Open Studio, held for the final time at the Google building campus, gives budding entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their ideas to several hundred people, including business leaders.

Cornell climate center at front line of drought response

For 35 years, the Northeast Regional Climate Center, housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been helping farmers and policymakers adapt to the weather.

Seymour 'Sy' Smidt, expert in corporate finance, dies at 88

Joining Cornell's faculty in 1956, Seymour "Sy" Smidt was an internationally recognized expert in corporate finance, managerial economics and market microstructure. He died May 16 in Ithaca.

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Historian's book traces rise of mass imprisonment

In "Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America," historian Julilly Kohler-Hausmann examines political choices and discourse that have led to mass incarceration and rising inequality.