When Frank DeCosta, Ph.D. ’85, thinks back to when he was a student, he reflects on how ignorant he was about intellectual property law. Today, he volunteers at Cornell’s Praxis Center for Venture Development to make sure faculty and student entrepreneurs are more knowledgeable than he had been.
An International Labor Organization standard that helps protect the world’s domestic workers has sparked change in some areas of the world, Adelle Blackett said in the ILR School’s annual Cook-Gray Lecture on Oct. 15.
Chad Dickerson, former CEO of Etsy and a Cornell Tech fellow, will share his story in “The Journey Up: From English Major to Etsy,” Oct. 28 as part of the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity’s fall 2020 “In Focus Speaker Series.”
The Office of Engagement Initiatives recently awarded Engaged Curriculum Grants to 19 teams of faculty and community partners that are developing community-engaged learning courses, majors and minors across the university.