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Poultry biotech startup wins $1M Grow-NY top prize

Soos Technology, a poultry biotechnology startup based in Israel, won the $1 million grand prize in the Grow-NY competition, a global challenge focused on strengthening food and agriculture innovation in upstate New York.

Five faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Women’s entrepreneurship institute set for major expansion

A new grant will enable the Bank of America Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell to enroll another 30,000 students in its online certificate program, more than doubling total enrollment while continuing to make diversity a priority.

Swipe, match, eat: ‘Weet’ pitches better online dating app

A proposed dating app won the $3,000 top prize in the fifth annual Cornell Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition sponsored by the School of Hotel Administration’s Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship.

The gift of clean air: Cornellian donates purifiers to Statler

Phil Yuen ’00 and his company, Aurabeat Technology, has donated 30 of the company’s air purification units to the Statler Hotel, which has been used to house students in isolation because of COVID-19.

Micky Falkson, senior lecturer in economics, dies at 83

Micky Falkson, a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics and one of its longest-serving faculty members, died at home in Ithaca Nov. 7. He was 83.

Students from across disciplines forge Cornell Blockchain

Undergrads from the School of Hotel Administration collaborated with students from a range of disciplines to create Cornell Blockchain, a club that aims to develop the next generation of blockchain leaders.

Virtual Grow-NY Summit to feature food and ag innovation

Smart drones that distribute beneficial insects on crops, packaging materials to extend the shelf life of bread – these are a couple of the innovations to be featured at the virtual Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit, Nov. 17-18.

Policy, not tech, spurred Danish dominance in wind energy

An analysis of Denmark’s wind industry offers lessons for policymakers seeking to increase renewable electricity production with limited budgets, according to Cynthia Lin Lawell.