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Fabrics that fight germs and detect explosives go to market

Two Cornell researchers have launched iFyber LLC, which markets fabrics with embedded nanoparticles to detect explosives and dangerous chemicals or to serve as antibacterials for hospitals. (Sept. 21, 2009)

Regulatory reform vital for financial stability, panelists say

Panelists spoke on the causes and possible outcomes of the financial crisis Sept. 15 in a debate that is part of Cornell's Foreign Policy Initiative led by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. (Sept. 17, 2009)

Four professors collaborate with small businesses in JumpStart program

Four New York small businesses have been selected to receive technical assistance from Cornell faculty under the JumpStart program. (Sept. 11, 2009)

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)