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Landmark gift establishes Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

A landmark gift from Peter Nolan ’80, MBA ’82, and Stephanie Nolan ’84, will establish the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and provide scholarship funding to expand educational access for future hospitality leaders.

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Meet Jinhua Zhao, Dyson’s new dean

From his research on environmental and resource economics to the high value he places on diversity and cross-disciplinary collaboration, learn about Jinhua Zhao in this Q&A.

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Grow-NY startups pioneer food and ag innovations

From fully autonomous berry harvesters to plant-based lupini bean protein bars, the startups competing for $3 million in prize money at this year’s Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition are bringing revolutionary innovations to market.

COVID-19 slows birth rate in U.S., Europe

Births declined 7.1% in the United States during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Cornell-led study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

“Navigating New Work-Life Realities”

In a Sept. 29 webinar, ILR Dean Alex Colvin will lead a discussion about conflict and influence in the blended work-home environments many are experiencing during the pandemic.

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Entrepreneurial students connect at kickoff event

Nearly 300 students flocked to eHub in Collegetown Sept. 9 for a kickoff event hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, where two student teams were declared winners of the pitch contest.

Accelerator offers student entrepreneurs alternative summer experience

From online yoga teacher certification to a socially equitable real estate development company, the Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator graduated its newest cohort of innovative startup founders this summer.

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Students can explore resources at entrepreneurship kickoff event

A Sept. 9 event will introduce students to all of Cornell's vast resources related to entrepreneurship, business creation, venture capital, technology, startups and social enterprises.

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Minimum wage hike boosts customer experience

A Cornell-led research group found an improvement in the perceived service quality of restaurants where the minimum wage rose from $8 to $10 an hour, including reduced negative discussion of the courtesy and friendliness of workers.