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Visiting sociologist: People lose intimacy by outsourcing personal services

Arlie Hochschild, a University of California-Berkeley sociologist who spoke on campus Sept. 3, said many people outsource personal services. The result is estrangement and isolation. (Sept. 9, 2009)

Students team up with Nike to study running apparel

Professor Susan Ashdown and a class of 10 apparel design students set up a study that used the College of Human Ecology's 3-D body scanner to assess the fit and wear of Nike running garments. (Sept. 1, 2009)

Novelist and Law School alum Eisler: Ask the right questions; don't tease the polygraph operator

Author and alumnus Barry Eisler made a case for curiosity, persistence, fear of failure, and the notion that a law degree can lead to careers far beyond the scope of the traditional practicing attorney. (Aug. 31, 2009)

Forbes ranks Johnson School No. 7 for return on investment

Based on the return on investment in an MBA degree, Forbes magazine has ranked Cornell's Johnson School No. 7 in the nation. (Aug. 17, 2009)

Governor's new jobs plan to build on Skorton-led task force

As New York Gov. David Paterson outlined his vision June 8 to make New York state a global leader in the knowledge-based economy, he cited President David Skorton's task force as the type of initiative that will create jobs. (June 10, 2009)

World's cheapest car, corporate responsibility occupy Ratan Tata in two reunion appearances

Ratan Tata '59, chairman of India's Tata Group, presented the new $2,500 Nano minicar and addressed 'Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century' with President David Skorton June 5. (June 6, 2009)

Katz reappointed ILR dean for five-year term

Harry Katz, the Kenneth F. Kahn Dean and the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining, was reappointed dean of the ILR School by the Cornell Board of Trustees. His second term begins in 2010. (May 27, 2009)

CU/Lehman Brothers alumni help launch <br />Cornell Wall Street program

Times may be rough on Wall Street, but Cornell alumni in the financial industry have a new resource for networking, professional development and for staying connected with their alma mater. (May 27, 2009)

In tough job market, Johnson School finds 'meaningful,' short-term work for students

The MBA Project Initiative offers students short-term work over the summer, paid and unpaid, at both large corporations and small nonprofits across the country. (May 26, 2009)