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Documentarian: Take down paywalls, open access to scholarship

Academic publishing is a $25 billion-a-year industry dominated by a handful of publishers with unfair business practices, a documentary filmmaker visiting campus said.

Book investigates resilience in the face of chronic poverty

A new book, “The Economics of Poverty Traps,” co-edited by Cornell agricultural and development economist Chris Barrett, highlights cutting-edge research on the mechanisms that keep people entrenched in poverty.

Ecolectro receives $1.7M from DOE to accelerate hydrogen fuel development

The U.S. Department of Energy has granted $1.7 million to Cornell startup Ecolectro so the company can produce hydrogen fuel more easily and inexpensively.

A foodie grows in Brooklyn: Ann Vegdahl on her new role

Ann Vegdahl joined Cornell Food Venture Center's new satellite office in Brooklyn this summer; she discusses her new role.

Convergence of ideas is focus of Entrepreneurship Summit

The eight speakers who highlighted the 2018 Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit in New York City Nov. 9 embodied the day’s theme: eclectic convergence.

Rethinking revenues at health care nonprofits

A new study by Sachin Gupta upends the conventional thinking about revenue streams at health care nonprofits. His new study suggests outreach clinics aimed at poor patients attract paying patients as well.

ILR sports summit draws hundreds in New York City

More than 250 people gathered at the Grand Hyatt in New York City for the Cornell ILR Sports Leadership Summit Nov. 15.

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

A Rev: Ithaca Startup Works member company received a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to conduct research on the efficacy of a data-literacy program for high school students.

Startups win funding at 2018 Commercialization Competition

FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization that assists small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York state, announced seven winners of its Commercialization Competition Nov. 8.