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FreeGreen, founded by alumni, wins Johnson School's Business Idea Competition

FreeGreen was founded by a group of Cornell alumni who met as student-team leaders for the 2005 Solar Decathlon Team. (May 22, 2008)

Why new U.S. biofuel legislation is on track to waste billions of tax dollars, while subsidizing oil consumption

Harry de Gorter and David Just, both Cornell professors of applied economics and management, argue that U.S. energy legislation meant to encourage ethanol production actually subsidizes oil consumption. (May 9, 2008)

Cornell law alumnus appointed to first American clerkship with French supreme court

Law School graduate Juscelino F. Colares '03 will be the first American to hold a prestigious clerkship with the Conseil constitutionnel in Paris, where he will research American constitutional law for French justices. (May 7, 2008)

Projecting success: Nanotech startup wins entrepreneurship prize

Ithaca-based Mezmeriz Inc., founded by Shahyaan Desai '00 and led by Bradley Treat, MBA 2002, won for most innovative and growth-oriented emerging business in central New York state. (May 7, 2008)

Women firefighters can take the heat, but too few firehouses give them the chance, study finds

Fewer than 4 percent of the nation's firefighters are women, and more than half of paid fire departments have never hired a female firefighter, finds a new report issued by the ILR School's Institute for Women and Work. (May 5, 2008)

When bodies are battlefields: The international struggle for justice in prosecuting gender crimes

Akua Kuenyehia, the first vice president of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, discussed the challenge of indictment and prosecution of gender crimes during a Law School workshop, April 28. (May 1, 2008)

Howard Milstein '73 stresses unorthodox approaches as pathway to success

There are always ways to improve a situation and do things better than they've been done before, said Howard Milstein '73, the 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year, at the Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration. (April 14, 2008)

Big Red swag bag: Entrepreneurship@CU's gift bag gathers samples from wide world of Cornell

The 300 people attending Entrepreneurship@Cornell's Celebration banquet dinner April 10 will receive a gift bag stuffed with about 30 sample products from companies connected with Cornell. (April 10, 2008)

Hotel Ezra Cornell focuses on the credit crunch and jobs

'Showcasing Hospitality Education Through Student Leadership' was the mission of the 83rd student-run Hotel Ezra Cornell conference, held April 3-6. (April 9, 2008)