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It’s about time: Immediate rewards boost motivation

One way to increase your interest in a task is to add immediate rewards, rather than wait until the end to reward yourself, according to new research by Kaitlin Woolley ’12, assistant professor of marketing.

Chobani Foundation, Cornell team to support N.Y. dairy students

New York state students interested in dairy farming careers will get a boost thanks to a new scholarship program from Chobani and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Enhanced e-book calls for public interaction with central banking

Annelise Riles's new book on public interaction with central banks is published on a platform that encourages readers to make their voices heard.

Alumni founders of OrthoFit gain momentum

A firm founded by three Cornell Ph.D.s in biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering has been accepted into the MassChallenge Accelerator in Boston.

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Executives explore sustainable tourism at Pillsbury forum

Business executives discussed emerging directions in a sustainable tourism roundtable hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship and the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.

MBA grads urged to harness power to do good

More than 400 master's and doctoral students were honored May 26 in the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Graduate Recognition Ceremony, at Newman Arena.

Atkinson Center brainstorms solutions for carbon removal

An Atkinson Center workshop May 4 looked for ways to use Cornell research to draw carbon out of the air and oceans and sequester it. 

Biotech startups face ‘cold, hard truth’ in I-Corps program

Cornell hosted a biotechnology-focused National Science Foundation I-Corps Short Course for startup founders and researchers.

Cornell research is growing the hard cider industry in New York

Gregory Peck, assistant professor of horticulture, has been tapping cider’s full potential to grow New York state’s apple market.