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Feeling entitled leads to more creativity, study shows

An ILR School study finds that a feeling of entitlement leads to greater creativity, a finding that has implications for the work place.

AOL gift launches Connected Experiences Lab

A gift from AOL to Cornell Tech will fund the creation of the Connected Experiences Laboratory, or ConnX, aimed at exploring new technologies at the forefront of the digital age.

Fukuyama '74 speaks at democracy panel Nov. 18

Public intellectual Francis Fukuyama ’74 will reflect on the 25th anniversary of his landmark essay, “The End of History,” in a Nov. 18 campus event.

Corning Inc. leader to give Durland Lecture Nov. 17

Corning Inc. CEO and Chairman Wendell Weeks will deliver the 27th Durland Memorial Lecture Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bill and Melinda Gates Hall auditorium.

Elder-to-elder abuse is common in nursing homes

Nearly one in five nursing home residents in 10 facilities across New York state were involved in at least one aggressive encounter with fellow residents during the four weeks prior to a study by researchers at Cornell and Weill Cornell.

Entrepreneurship Summit draws more than 500 to NYC

Entrepreneurs from throughout the country joined with Cornell alumni, students, faculty and staff Nov. 7 in New York City for a daylong conference, “Beyond the Horizon,” hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Alienated voters have turned U.S. into a plutocracy

At the Conference on the Histories of Capitalism on campus Nov. 7, Harvard sociologist Orlando Patterson said the U.S. is devolving into a plutocracy due to disengaged voters.

Restored Geneva greenhouses aid agriculture research

Following a multimillion-dollar makeover, the Barton Laboratory Greenhouse was dedicated Oct. 30 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York.

Cornell startup ZYMtronix partners with enzyme company

ZYMtronix, a startup company with roots in Cornell-developed technology and operating in Cornell’s McGovern Center for business development, has signed an agreement with Codexis, a major producer of pharmaceutical enzymes.