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'We're an academic institution, but we're training people for a practical world': Johnson School Dean Joe Thomas

Dean Joe Thomas sat down this week with Cornell Chronicle writer Anne Ju to discuss some of his ideas and goals as he takes over leadership of the Johnson School. (March 27, 2008)

Hotel School students prep for Hotel Ezra Cornell, April 3-6

'Showcasing Hospitality Education Through Student Leadership' is the theme of this year's Hotel Ezra Cornell, now in its 83rd year, and 300 industry leaders and alumni will visit Cornell April 3-6. (March 26, 2008)

Cornell to host USA Today's CEO Forum with American Express chairman, CEO

American Express Chairman and CEO Kenneth I. Chenault and USA Today senior reporter David Lieberman will be on campus April 3 for a forum hosted by Cornell's Johnson School and the School of Hotel Administration. (March 25, 2008)

Apparel designers help launch new Sarah Jessica Parker clothing line

Tiffany Todo '06, Susan Dauber '06 and Juliana Eisner '05 work as designers, and Jessy Curro '05 is a merchandise manager at Steve & Barry's, the clothing retailer that launched the Sarah Jessica Parker clothing line BITTEN last summer. (March 11, 2008)

New courses teach food science and business majors leadership and team-building skills

Two new courses for food science and undergraduate business majors teach leadership and team-building skills with help from Cornell's Team and Leadership Center. (March 4, 2008)

Applied Economics and Management is No. 4 in BusinessWeek ranking

BusinessWeek magazine has billed Cornell's undergraduate business program the fourth-best in the nation, according to its most recent rankings survey. (March 3, 2008)

Business as usual not an option for rescuing world food system, says Cornell's Pinstrup-Andersen

The global food system is in disarray: Prices of fuel and food are skyrocketing; weather is wreaking havoc; and subsidies are misdirected. There is an urgent need for new policy priorities, says Per Pinstrup-Andersen in a Cornell Perspectives piece. (March 3, 2008)

ILR Oral History Project documents unsung heroes of the struggle against alcoholism in the workplace

The video testimonies of four recovering alcoholics, all pioneers in the field of alcohol abuse prevention in the workplace, lend an authentic voice to the ILR School's Oral History Project. (Feb. 29, 2008)

Johnson School's Mark Milstein to study U.S. military's economic efforts in war zones

To study the U.S. military's approaches toward promoting economic development in conflict zones, Johnson School professor Mark Milstein was recently awarded $100,000 from the Social Equity Venture Fund. (Feb. 26, 2008)