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Convergence of ideas is focus of Entrepreneurship Summit

The eight speakers who highlighted the 2018 Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit in New York City Nov. 9 embodied the day’s theme: eclectic convergence.

ILR sports summit draws hundreds in New York City

More than 250 people gathered at the Grand Hyatt in New York City for the Cornell ILR Sports Leadership Summit Nov. 15.

Treatments give campus ash tree protection a limb up

Cornell Botanic Gardens treated some 50 priority ash trees within campus natural areas this fall in its efforts to manage emerald ash borer, an invasive insect that decimates ash forests.

Rev startup gets $1.7M for global curriculum data analysis

A Rev: Ithaca Startup Works member company received a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to conduct research on the efficacy of a data-literacy program for high school students.

Classics students turn Hercules statue into art installation

Students in the Introduction to Ancient Rome class mounted a display of public art, depicting the choice of Hercules, Nov. 12-16 at the statue of Herakles near the Statler Hotel.

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Startups win funding at 2018 Commercialization Competition

FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization that assists small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York state, announced seven winners of its Commercialization Competition Nov. 8.

Planet hunter to give update on search for life in the universe

Natalie Batalha, astrophysicist and planet hunter, will describe Kepler’s legacy and preview planned follow-up missions in the 2018 Carl Sagan Distinguished Lecture Dec. 5.

eLab students pitch to NYC business leaders

An annual New York City pitch event gave 15 eLab student teams their first chance to share business ideas in front of a crowd Nov. 8.

Cornell-EDF team looks to Iceland fisheries for sustainable insights

Iceland’s fisheries management system is being studied as a roadmap for sustainable development of marine resources that can withstand climate change.