Cuomo signs bill, invests in industrial hemp at Cornell event

New legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on July 12 removes legal obstacles impeding access to hemp seed in a bid to streamline research and farming opportunities in New York.

Researchers survey strategies to improve end of life quality

A new study draws on experiences of members of care teams working with end-of-life patients to identify strategies to improve quality of life through policies, palliative care practices and design.

Greg Poe honored posthumously for his work in economics

Gregory Poe, professor of applied economics and management, who died March 11 at age 56, was honored posthumously June 12 by the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association for his contributions to the field.

Kaushik Basu leads International Economic Association

Kaushik Basu, the C. Marks Professor of International Studies and professor of economics, began his three-year term as president of the International Economic Association June 23.

Roundtable chews on opportunities, trends in the food business

A recent food industry conference hosted by the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship covered topics including the effect of technology on restaurants, trends in food retailing and the movement to end tipping.

N.Y. honeybees stung hard by varroa mite, researchers find

A small mite is causing big trouble for New York state's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators.

Resort legend, Lyft founder honored with Hotel School awards

The School of Hotel Administration honored a hotel industry legend and a pioneer in ride-sharing apps at its ninth annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards June 6 at The Pierre in Manhattan.

The social media economy benefits few, new book suggests

A class of enterprising women aspire to "make it" in the social media economy but often find only unpaid work, says Brooke Erin Duffy, assistant professor of communication, in her book, "(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love."

Republicans doubt 'global warming' more than 'climate change'

The U.S. public doubts the existence of "global warming" more than it doubts "climate change" – and Republicans are driving the effect, according to new research. But there's more agreement on climate science than meets the eye.