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Cornell Tech, CUNY launch internship for women in tech

Cornell Tech, the New York City Mayor’s Office and the City University of New York launched a new winter internship program Oct. 11 as part of the Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York (WiTNY) initiative.

Extension summer interns recount helping New York businesses, communities

Twenty-six students shared their experiences of working with Cornell Cooperative Extension this summer.

Hotels thrive even in the age of Airbnb

Hospitality industry innovations, shifting demographics and globalization will catalyze a “golden age” of travel in the next 25 years, a leading global hotel investment adviser said at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit.

Entrepreneurship Summit NYC set for Nov. 3

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack will join entrepreneurs for the sixth Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit NYC Nov. 3.

A ‘playful’ Nobel Prize winner laid groundwork for his field at Cornell

Richard Thaler, professor of economics at Cornell for nearly two decades, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Oct. 9 for work he began at Cornell.

Extension helps New York farmers share harvest with hurricane victims

Cornell Cooperative Extension vegetable specialist Maire Ullrich worked with nonprofit Feeding America to put together a shipment of fruits and vegetables to be trucked to parts of Florida or Texas hit hard by recent hurricanes.

Students across colleges work together on hospitality hackathon

A group of 115 Cornell students spent Sept. 29-Oct. 1 coming up with ideas focused on the luxury hotel industry during a hospitality hackathon.

Syracuse mayor: Local creativity drives national growth

Inventive and innovative medium-size cities have overtaken the federal government as engines of economic growth, according to Syracuse, New York, Mayor Stephanie Miner in a keynote talk at the 2017 Community Development Institute Sept. 28.

Hatfield lecturer to explore sustainable capitalism Oct. 12

Unilever CEO Paul Polman, the 35th Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education will discuss “The Case for Sustainable Capitalism” Oct. 12.