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Cornell, Columbia collaborate on workshop for fledgling companies

Cornell will partner with the Columbia University Center for Advanced Information Management to help six promising technologies get a boost toward commercialization at a March workshop in NYC. (Feb. 14, 2008)

CU student think tank drafts public policy to submit to legislators

The Cornell chapter of the Roosevelt Institution, a student-run think tank, held an expo Feb. 7 to present their proposed public policies on democracy, community development and criminal justice. (Feb. 12, 2008)

Pinstrup-Andersen pioneers a program to take issues of hunger and poverty to their global grassroots

World Food Prize laureate and Cornell professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen's course takes a social entrepreneurial approach to world food policy, and he is training educators worldwide on how to the use materials to run participatory courses. (Feb. 6, 2008)

Howard Milstein '73 named Cornell's 2008 <br /> Entrepreneur of the Year

Howard P. Milstein '73, co-chairman, president and CEO of Emigrant Savings Bank and its holding company, New York Private Bank and Trust, and managing partner of Milstein Properties, has been named the 2008 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year. (Feb. 4, 2008)

Likable Super Bowl ads can boost stock prices, <br /> Cornell and Buffalo researchers find

Super Bowl commercials that TV viewers like can lead to increases in stock purchases and stock prices, according to a study by Cornell and University of Buffalo researchers. (Feb. 1, 2008)

Give yourself a crash-course in investing

You don't need to start with large sums of money to invest for retirement, and you don't have to be a pro. Resources abound on the Web sites of each of Cornell's vendors.

Cornell partners with other schools to promote New York's solar energy industry

Cornell will join five other universities in providing research support to The Solar Energy Consortium. This research partnership between colleges and solar energy companies will help advance New York's solar industry. (Jan. 18, 2008)

Charge drivers to use roads rather than boost gas taxes, Cornell's Geddes urges Congress

Don't upgrade the nation's transportation system by boosting gas taxes, but charge drivers directly for using specific roads at specific times, says Cornell's Rick Geddes, a member of a federal commission. (Jan. 18, 2008)

From Sinatra to Spice Girls: Understanding four generations in the workplace

In a Cornell Perspectives piece, 21-year-old Cornell alumna Natalia Avalos discusses the qualities of various generations in the workplace. (Jan. 15, 2008)