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Study finds how restaurants can reap higher wine sales

A Cornell study has identified four strategies that restaurants use to reap higher wine sales: including the wine list on the food menu and listing prices without a dollar sign. (Dec. 9, 2009)

The case for a job-creation tax credit

ILR School professor John H. Bishop's proposal to create a temporary job creation tax credit will likely be discussed at President Obama's Dec. 3 jobs summit. (Dec. 1, 2009)

Sustainability, capitalism can go hand in hand, CEO says

The 2009 Net Impact Conference held at Cornell Nov. 13-14 drew a record 2,400 participants and featured such speakers as Jeffrey Immelt, chairman and CEO of General Electric. (Nov. 17, 2009)

Global Entrepreneurship Week events kick off Nov. 16

Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 16-22, will feature entrepreneurs from around the world and connect people through activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. (Nov. 16, 2009)

Hospitality industry won't recover for several years, say hotel executives in New York City

At the Cornell School of Hotel Administration's Dean's Leadership Series event held in New York City Nov. 9, hotel executives discussed the challenges of the hospitality industry in these times. (Nov. 11, 2009)

Seminar series aims to motivate entrepreneurs, stimulate local business development

A Nov. 20 seminar in the new Entrepreneurship Seminar Series in the East Hill Office Building will focus on tips and strategies for getting an idea ready for market. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Rob Ryan gives Cornell entrepreneurs tips for success

Entrepreneur Rob Ryan passed along some ground rules for successful entrepreneurs during a talk Oct. 26. The event, part of the Moses and Loulu Seltzer Lecture series, drew more than 200 people. (Nov. 2, 2009)

ILR conference examines how criminal records affect hiring

The difficulty of finding a job in the current economy when a candidate has the additional handicap of a criminal record was the focus at the Richard Netter Conference, Oct. 9 in New York City. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Cornell 100+ MPG Team accelerates forward in $10 million Automotive X Prize competition

Cornell's 100+ MPG Team is one of 43 that have made it to the next stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize Competition, contest officials announced Oct. 19. (Oct. 20, 2009)