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Cornell to collaborate with Vingroup to establish VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

Cornell is involved in a multiyear consulting services contract with Vietnam’s largest property developer that includes advising on the development of infrastructure, campus reviews, curriculum and faculty hiring.

Dejah Powell uses awards to help feed her Chicago neighborhood

The South Side of Chicago, where Dejah Powell ’18 grew up, is known as an urban food desert. Powell, an environmental and sustainability science major, is helping to change that.

Women in Leadership program enrolls 1,000 students

eCornell’s Women in Leadership certificate program has enrolled 1,000 students since it launched in January 2017.

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New York vintners urged to pop their corks at annual wine event

New York has the unique soil and climate conditions to establish itself as a significant presence in the market for sparkling wine, experts said at B.E.V. NY, Cornell’s annual outreach event for the wine industry.

New York City events honor Triangle fire victims, focus on new activists

“Triangle Fire: See You in the Streets" a commemoration of the Triangle Factory fire tragedy, will be held March 26 at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.

Teaching online sharpens instruction in the classroom

Faculty members who have created online courses with eCornell say the process improved the way they think about and organize material in their classes on campus.

Yeast research aims to reduce stress for New York wineries

Food science professor Patrick Gibney is researching stressed-out yeast, which poses difficult production problems for the wine industry.

Business faculty weigh the promise, pitfalls of technology

Three Cornell SC Johnson College of Business professors offered their thoughts on the value of technology during a Jan. 18 alumni event in San Francisco.

A homegrown business with billion-dollar ambitions

Hotel School alumnus Alan Rosen ’91 shared his journey at the helm of one of the most delicious operations in the country – Junior’s, a restaurant chain famous for its cheesecake.