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New Cornell center to give engineering startups a boost

The Praxis Center for Venture Development, which formally opened March 21, will help clients accelerate research and development of their technologies while supporting business development in New York state.

Sah: Medical guidelines may be biased, overly aggressive

Treatment guidelines recommended by medical specialist organizations are more likely to call for greater use of health care services and exacerbate overtreatment, says Dr. Sunita Sah, assistant professor of management and organizations.

Cornell JumpStart program to support six NY businesses

Six NYS businesses have been awarded funding to participate in the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart Program, in which they collaborate with Cornell faculty to develop and improve their products.

Digital Ag Hackathon tackles pressing agricultural problems

Cornell’s first Digital Agriculture Hackathon saw students from a variety of disciplines come together to develop ways of addressing some of the world’s most pressing agricultural challenges.

BanQu CEO illuminates blockchain path to social justice

At the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, keynote speaker Ashish Gadnis described a pathway to positive social impact that could help people around the world rise from poverty, reduce gender inequality, vanquish black markets and bring light to shadow economies.

Ripple effect: Study reveals NYS apple industry’s true economic impact

Unveiling a new economic impact analysis model, a Cornell team found the state’s apple industry has a 21 percent larger economic impact than traditional models suggest.

Economist, engineer Richard Schuler dies at 81

Richard Schuler, professor emeritus in both economics and engineering and former deputy chairman of the state Public Service Commission, died Feb. 13 at age 81. 

Academics propose U.S.-Mexico ‘energy-water corridor’

A network of academics from around the United States – including two Cornell wind energy experts – are proposing an 'energy-water corridor' along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cornell launches institute for women’s entrepreneurship

The Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers a free, 12-week online business certificate program, which gives entrepreneurs the skills, knowledge and resources to build their own businesses.