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Twenty new Engaged Faculty Fellows named

Twenty faculty members from eight colleges have been named Engaged Faculty Fellows, committed to advancing community-engaged learning and scholarship at Cornell and within their academic disciplines.

Alumni-fueled startups pitch clean-energy solutions

This year’s 76West Clean Energy Competition featured three Cornellian-led startups that could potentially generate economic development in the Southern Tier with clean-energy technology.

Leading from the center

JC Tretter ’13, the newly elected president of the National Football League Players Association, says his education at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations taught him to understand all sides of an argument.

Study: Machine learning can predict market behavior

Machine learning can assess the effectiveness of mathematical tools used to predict the movements of financial markets, according to new Cornell research.

Dyson student’s initiative supports Black-owned businesses

Empower is a newly created, student-led initiative that serves to connect Black-owned businesses with undergraduate student volunteers who offer their time and talent in support of business operations or projects.

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Blockchain startup raises a quick $42M in first sale

Avalanche, a new blockchain platform built around research first conducted at Cornell, raised $42 million in less than five hours during the first public sale of its digital currency token, held July 15.

Report fosters ag industry climate-change tracking

Cornell’s Art DeGaetano is one of nine scientists to co-author a USDA report to help the nation’s farmers and commercial agricultural managers reduce risk in the face of climate change.

Two teams from SC Johnson College make hotel pitch finals

Two teams from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business are among five from across the U.S. selected to compete for $50,000 in deal equity in the inaugural She Has a Deal Hotel Pitch Competition.

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Startup’s contact tracing tech tracks workplace distancing

A Cornell-based startup has shifted its platform’s technology in response to the pandemic, ensuring social distancing in the workplace and enabling companies to bring employees back to work safely.