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Kessler Fellows Program to let engineering students embrace their entrepreneurial spirit

The College of Engineering is offering a select group of students the chance to learn how to make their technological innovations into working businesses, thanks to a gift from Andrew J. Kessler '80. (Oct. 21, 2008)

Butternut squash seed oil goes to market -- thanks to Cornell's Food Venture Center

A farmer with surplus butternut squash waste turned to the New York State Food Venture Center at Cornell, which helped develop a new, nutty-tasting butternut squash seed oil. (Oct. 21, 2008)

Wall Street Journal ranks Johnson School Executive MBA program No. 7

Published in the Sept. 30 issue, the report on the top 25 best executive MBA programs was based on surveys of thousands of students and hundreds of companies. (Oct. 9, 2008)

ILR alumni advise students to network, take jobs abroad, learn languages

More than 100 students gathered in small groups Sept. 12 to talk with ILR graduates, who gave such advice as take jobs abroad, learn languages and build relationships. (Oct. 3, 2008)

ILR professor provides tips on retaining top talent

Why do employees leave? What motivates good employees to stay? How skilled an employee's supervisor is plays a major role, a new study shows. (Oct. 2, 2008)

Wall Street model is broken: Roots of financial crisis explained by panel at Johnson School

Rich Marin, former chairman and CEO of Bear Stearns Asset Management, and Johnson School professors Bob Jarrow and Maureen O'Hara, examined the roots of the nation's financial meltdown, Sept. 24. (Sept. 30, 2008)

Economic crisis is not fault of 'big, bad Wall Street' but everybody involved, say panelists

To kick off the new Applied Economics and Management Current Event series, a group of alumni, all financial experts, discussed the mortgage and financial crisis, Sept. 25. (Sept. 30, 2008)

How high oil prices could help U.S. manufacturing

In a Cornell Perspectives piece, Johnson School Dean L. Joseph Thomas discusses the silver lining of high oil prices for U.S. manufacturing. (Sept. 29, 2008)

Scaling walls and jumping planks, Johnson School students experience the meaning of leadership

Nearly the entire incoming class of Johnson School students attended this year's Johnson Outdoor Experience, organized and facilitated by second-year students. (Aug. 26, 2008)