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Alumnus Francisco Pedraza receives Wharton Emerging Markets Award

For his distinguished career in international business, Francisco 'Frank' Pedraza '55, MBA '57, received the 2009 Clifton R. Wharton Emerging Markets Award April 24. (May 14, 2009)

BR Ventures backs Jodange, a Cornell-developed company specializing in online analysis

A company based on Cornell technology that specializes in sentiment and opinion analysis is the latest to earn investment support from the Johnson School's student-run venture fund, BR Ventures. (May 4, 2009)

Controversial Employee Free Choice Act debated at ILR

Labor and employment attorneys debated the Employee Free Choice Act as part of Union Days events at the ILR School April 16. (April 30, 2009)

Innovative bike design, rape alert system take top awards in Big Idea Competition

A bike design and a rape alert system were the big winners at this year's 'Big Idea Competition.' The finalists were chosen at an April 17 event during Entrepreneurship@Cornell's Celebration 2009. (April 23, 2009)

Medical devices for damaged corneas crowned as top Venture Challenge business idea

Bombyx Technologies' medical devices that are a low-cost alternative to corneal transplants won the Johnson School's Venture Challenge competition, held April 16. (April 23, 2009)

Use the Internet -- world's biggest 'megaphone'-- to help solve world's problems, says Jay Walker '77

Jay Walker '77, founder of Priceline.com and Walker Digital, delivered the keynote address April 16 as the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year. (April 23, 2009)

Johnson School students spend immersion time in Colombia advising businesses

Thirty-three Johnson School students spent an intensive spring break in Colombia, advising business leaders on ways to grow their operations and forge into new markets. (April 23, 2009)

Union Days speaker: Government doesn't do enough for workers

Labor lawyer Tom Geoghegan, speaking April 15 at the ILR School's Union Days, urged greater government aid to workers, including health insurance and pensions. (April 22, 2009)

eLab helps nurture nine undergraduate student businesses

Student Agencies eLab, the nonprofit accelerator for undergraduate businesses, is helping nine student groups this semester develop and grow their business ideas. (April 15, 2009)