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Hotel School, Peking University green-lighted to launch dual-degree program

Cornell has announced its approval for an international dual-degree program between the School of Hotel Administration, in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, and China’s Guanghua School of Management at Peking University.

NYC urban design course technology recaptures humanity

Students in a new pilot course on Urban Design Strategies aim to improve livability of four NYC locations with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality.

Data insight firm targets opinions of the hard-to-reach

Ben Leff ’16 and government professor Peter Enns are co-founders of Reality Check Insights, a company that delivers data insights related to people’s attitudes, preferences and behaviors to media organizations, political groups and others.

Info sci student’s startup seeks to elevate Black businesses

For entrepreneurs of color, seed funding can be hard to come by. Anthonia Carter, a doctoral student in the field of information science, is addressing that problem with EGK Starters, which is helping people of color access the venture capital industry.

Study: Managers who listen attract top talent

Managers who are open to employee input are more likely to attract workers from other units in their organizations, according to a new study from John McCarthy and JR Keller in the ILR School.

Industry voices come to second Rethinking Retail and Brands conference

The past 15 months have been a wild ride for the retail and consumer brands industry. Cornell is providing professionals unprecedented access to leading industry experts at its second annual Rethinking Retail and Brands live virtual conference.

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Study: Grocery taxes increase likelihood of food insecurity

A new study co-authored by Harry Kaiser, the Gellert Family Professor of Applied Economics and Management, finds that even a slight grocery tax-rate increase could lead to food insecurity for many U.S. households.

Faculty profiles: From circular construction to academic law ambition

Meet Felix Heisel, Madeline Kneeland, Michelle Moyal and Brian Richardson, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.

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Investment ideas take center stage at inaugural forum

At the virtual Cornell Investment Ideas Forum on May 1, five student teams vied for $1,000 in prize money as they pitched their investment ideas to a panel of industry experts.