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In election’s waning days, panel sees hope for democracy

Amid the clatter in the days before the presidential election, three professors in the College of Arts and Sciences offered a bright light at the end of the 2020 tunnel: hope for democracy.

Digitized files give rare glimpse of anti-union advocacy

The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, in Catherwood Library, recently digitized the anti-union files donated by former HR executive Leonard C. Scott, who specialized in combatting labor unions.

Engineering startups harness Cornell’s entrepreneurial energy

Students and faculty in the College of Engineering are leveraging the university’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem to launch a variety of tech startups.

Psychological ownership improves care of public parks, lakes

Marketing strategies that boost feelings of psychological ownership can increase people's willingness to clean up trash, donate money and volunteer at public parks, according to research co-authored by Suzanne Shu, professor of marketing.

Startup accelerator selects 21 student teams for new cohort

Student startup accelerator eLab has selected 21 teams of student-entrepreneurs for its 2020-21 cohort. The rigorous for-credit program assists startups with evolving their business models and readying them for launch.

University’s thriving business incubators, accelerators take off

Cornell’s network of business incubators and accelerators have developed into a growing and robust entrepreneurial engine nurtured with resources, training and mentorship that help faculty, research staff and graduate students launch marketable ideas and technologies.

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Programs targeting students stress innovation, team building

By helping students think like entrepreneurs, programs like the Commercialization Fellows program in the College of Engineering can add another crucial level of practical knowledge to graduate student training.

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Bevy of incubators and resources bolster startup culture

Potential entrepreneurs looking to commercialize their inventions, applications of their research, or Cornell technologies have multiple paths and resources available to them across the university’s campuses.

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University’s incubators guide, advise startup teams

Cornell’s incubator directors often work with aspiring entrepreneurs to assist them in applying to programs; they also may advise them on developing a plan, finding resources and growing their potential business, helping them take further advantage of the plethora of startup resources across Cornell’s campuses.

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