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Brain trainer, finance course win Big Idea Competition

Two students in the College of Arts and Sciences took first place in the Big Idea Competition April 28, sponsored by Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Commercialization fellows learn to make ideas sell

A panel of doctoral students reminisced about their experiences as the first class of commercialization fellows April 28 at Entrepreneurship at Cornell's Celebration conference.

At NYC makeathon, students change lives with technology

At an April 21-23 makeathon in New York City, Cornell students worked to help improve the lives of 17 people with disabilities.

Peter Coors recalls 1969, urges tolerance for diverse ideas

Peter Coors '69 delivered the 2017 Durland Lecture April 18 in the Statler Hotel amphitheater, in which he recalled the turbulent 1960s and urged greater civility on campus.

Opioid abuse drops when doctors check patients' drug history

There's a simple way to reduce the opioid epidemic gripping the country: Make doctors check their patients’ previous prescriptions. The new research is by Colleen Carey, associate professor of policy analysis and management.

Hemp Summit looks at New York's next big cash crop

The first-ever Industrial Hemp Summit on April 18 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences looked at industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture.

Entrepreneurship Celebration is April 27-28

More than 200 alumni are expected to return to campus – along with a few humanoid robots – for Entrepreneurship at Cornell's Celebration conference, April 27-28.

Downloads of labor contracts surge after they go online

The recently completed online resource "Cornerstones in American Middle Class: Historical Collective Bargaining Agreements Project" at the ILR School's Kheel Center is seeing heavy traffic from scholars.

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ISS supporting faculty research projects, conference

The Institute for the Social Sciences' Small Grants Program is funding a series of critical social science projects and a conference with its spring 2017 awards.