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Entrepreneurial leaders share advice at NYC conference

From mindfulness to mRNA vaccines to the music business, the 250 attendees at this year’s Eclectic Convergence conference held at the Verizon Center on the Cornell Tech campus Nov. 12 got a front row seat into the many facets of life as an entrepreneur.

Cornell-led Grow-NY contest boosts NYS food, ag startups

The Chicago-based startup Every Body Eat, which produces food free of the 14 most common allergens, took home $1 million in the third annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition,led by Cornell.

In the virtual front row, Cornell students saw COP26 unfold

During the COP26 climate change conference, 45 Cornell undergraduate and graduate students plugged in from Ithaca to hear international negotiations first-hand and environmental history.

Employee training pays off with fewer layoffs

Employees who had more training and development were less likely to be laid off when their companies faced pandemic-related financial hardship, according to new ILR School research.

Janitorial culture of abuse documented by Worker Institute

The research finds peer education, boosting workers’ leadership skills and cultivating relationships of trust while confronting sexual harassment can shift workplace culture.

Ignite expansion a boon for Cornell startups, technologies

The generosity of an alumna, along with a major infusion of funding from the Office of the Provost, has turbocharged Cornell’s ability to turn promising academic research into viable startups and products.

Hochul names Cornellians to NYS climate assessment project

Several Cornellians – appointed by Gov. Kathy Hochul – will explore how the warming environment will affect New York’s communities, ecosystems and economy in the new Climate Impacts Assessment project.

Left, right agree selling bodies is wrong – but reasons differ

Both liberals and conservatives consider bodily markets morally wrong, but they do so for different reasons, according to new research from Cornell and Virginia Tech.

ILR dean testifies to Congress on mandatory arbitration

Forced arbitration imposed on workers by corporations undermines employment rights and should be eliminated, ILR Dean Alexander Colvin, told the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions during a virtual hearing Nov. 4.