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Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture is taking a multidisciplinary approach to the complex challenge. 

Alexander Colvin named interim dean of ILR

Professor Alexander Colvin, associate dean for academic affairs, diversity and faculty development in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, has been named interim dean of the school effective Oct. 9.

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

FastTrack Startup License, a program run by the Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell, is expected to smooth the path to commercialization for entrepreneurs in engineering and physical sciences.

$13M state investment revitalizes Cornell Food Venture Center

The renovated Cornell Food Venture Center plant reopened Oct. 4 at a ceremony celebrating the enhanced capabilities of the state-of-the-art facility.

Education improves economic rationality, study finds

A new Cornell study set out to find if people are born to be rational decision makers or if their rationality can be enhanced through education.

For Chinese execs, Cornell-Tsinghua program offers best of both worlds

About 80 students in the Cornell-Tsinghua MBA/FMBA program began a 10-day stay on campus Sept. 27.

Kevin Hallock named dean of SC Johnson College of Business

Economist and compensation and labor market scholar Kevin F. Hallock, the Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, has been named dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Lois Gray, ‘amazing force’ at ILR School, dies at 94

Lois Spier Gray, an iconic ILR School professor who committed her life to advancing social justice and workers’ rights, died Sept. 20 in New York City.

Grants create community-engaged opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.