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A sustainable business plan for ailing U.S. auto plants

In a Cornell Perspectives article, ILR School senior extension associate Peter Lazes says the U.S. can save jobs and produce energy-efficient transportation by retooling auto plants. (March 16, 2009)

MBA/law course explores how corporate culture can corrupt

A new course for Johnson School and Cornell Law School students explores how corporate culture can induce even the best-intentioned employee to do wrong. (March 11, 2009)

Economy needs an even larger stimulus for desired 'short, sharp jolt,' says CU economist

The associate professor of applied economics and management and a frequent commentator on macroeconomic issues also made some predictions in his Feb. 26 lecture. (Feb. 27, 2009)

Obama's presidential campaign manager to give 2009 Convocation address

The 2009 Convocation speaker will be David Plouffe, manager of Barack Obama's presidential campaign, the Class of 2009 has announced. Convocation will be held May 23 at noon at Schoellkopf Stadium. (Feb. 26, 2009)

ILR School students help jobless find work

Eleven students used their computer skills at job centers last month to help older workers identify and compete for work as part of an unemployment prevention internship program. (Feb. 16, 2009)

Johnson School students launch coaching and loan program for small local businesses

A program of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise, BR MicroCapital pairs first-year MBA students with self-employed entrepreneurs who live or work in the Tompkins County area. (Feb. 11, 2009)

Cornell podcasts offer career advice in a sinking economy

The job market may look increasingly bleak for graduating seniors and young alumni, but '10GoodMinutes,' a free weekly podcast of interviews with experts can help. (Feb. 10, 2009)

Annual Johnson School competition invites business idea submissions

The Cornell Venture Challenge, formerly the Business Idea Competition, is sponsored by BR Ventures and rewards unique business ideas with a top prize of $10,000. Entries are being accepted through March 1. (Feb. 10, 2009)

ILR program part of $12 million project to overcome job barriers for those with disabilities

The ILR School's Employment and Disability Institute, as a partner in a $12 million initiative, is working to help overcome the problems that New Yorkers with disabilities have in getting jobs. (Feb. 4, 2009)