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The universe’s secrets are at your fingertips – just learn calculus

In his new book “Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe,” mathematician Steven Strogatz explores the history, big ideas and applications of a subject that is essential in everything from how smartphones operate to the latest innovations in medicine.

Student hospitality startups win $37.5K at competition

Five student teams pitched their hospitality-oriented startups at the ninth annual Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition March 16 in Statler Auditorium. 

Entrepreneurship celebration to feature talks on game design, family business

More than 200 alumni are expected to return to campus April 11-12 for the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration, which will include recognition of the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year.

Many factory workers denied basic human rights, says ILR event speaker

Global capitalism can rob many of a basic human right: the ability to work in a safe environment for fair wages, Solidarity Center executive director Shawna Bader-Blau said in the ILR Union Days keynote address.

Living in an age of inequality: perspectives from the business world

Two deans and three faculty members from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business offered a multilayered discussion on business and technology in the age of rising inequality March 18 in Warren Hall.

New Cornell center to give engineering startups a boost

The Praxis Center for Venture Development, which formally opened March 21, will help clients accelerate research and development of their technologies while supporting business development in New York state.

Yianni Diakomihalis ’21 repeats as NCAA champ

Sophomore Yianni Diakomihalis claimed his second national title, classmate Max Dean came tantalizingly close to his first, and Cornell posted a top 10 team finish for the 12th consecutive year at the 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Pittsburgh.

Things to Do March 22-29, 2019

This week’s events include the Cornell Bhangra team’s 18th South Asian dance exhibition, guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen performing with the Cornell Jazz Ensemble, assistant professor Andrew Moisey in a “Chats in the Stacks” book talk and Dragon Day on March 29.

Sah: Medical guidelines may be biased, overly aggressive

Treatment guidelines recommended by medical specialist organizations are more likely to call for greater use of health care services and exacerbate overtreatment, says Dr. Sunita Sah, assistant professor of management and organizations.