Commercialization Fellows learn to bring research to market

The newest cohort of Ph.D. candidates in Cornell Engineering's Commercialization Fellowship will spend the remainder of the year learning the skills and tools to bring their technologies to market. 

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For-profit colleges increase students’ debt, default risk

Attending for-profit colleges causes students to take on more debt and to default at higher rates, on average, compared with similarly selective public institutions in their communities, a Cornell economist finds in new research.

Skill, training gaps are obstacles for NYS cannabis workforce

Cannabis employers see lack of training and skills, as well as lack of awareness of career opportunities, as two of the largest obstacles to achieving social equity in the adult-use market.

Data on fired managers’ performance may improve investments

Professional investors shouldn’t ignore the performance of terminated fund managers – the “non-decisions” – when developing confidence in their strategies, says Scott Stewart, MBA ’83, PhD. ’85, clinical professor of finance and accounting at Johnson.

ILR’s Future of Work Fellowship supports innovative research

New postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students will conduct innovative research on the future of work, labor and employment through the generosity of an anonymous funder.

Easy test can see if breeding bulls have the right stuff

Forget sending bull semen out for complicated laboratory tests to learn whether the agricultural animal is virile. Cornell scientists have developed a faster, easier microfluidics method.

Student grants serve communities from New York to Ethiopia

Students aim to reduce aviation emissions, support farmworkers and improve a New York animal shelter with the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement’s Serve in Place awards.

Leaving your comfort zone inspires motivation, growth

Developing a skill such as public speaking can be uncomfortable and difficult, but new research shows that instead of avoiding embarrassment, seeking it out can actually result in better motivation and personal growth.

NASA engineer is Alabama’s first certified Black woman winemaker

After honing her wine skills through eCornell classes, NASA engineer Rada Griffin launched Anissa Wakefield Wines, becoming the first certified Black woman winemaker in Alabama.