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Panel: Tech industry activists could transform the workplace

ILR School dean Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, hosted “The Future of Work: Labor in America,” the first installment of a new ILR eCornell Keynotes series.

Study exposes global ripple effects of regional water scarcity

A new study finds that not only can localized water shortages impact the global economy, but changes in global demand send positive and negative ripple effects to water basins across the globe.

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Red Bear Angels: investing in innovation

Red Bear Angels is an active community of 1,000+ Cornell entrepreneurs and about 100 active investors. Angel investing connects entrepreneurs with “angels”—experienced, successful, and passionate investors who are eager to support them.

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Labor-friendly laws promote local economic growth

States with politically conservative leadership have productive workers, but anti-union state laws tamp down employee earnings without promoting local economic growth, according to new Cornell research.

Cornell AI startup secures $1 million in seed funding

Iterate Labs obtained funding for its artificial intelligence business that uses wearable sensors and computer vision to drive factory production and safety.

Should you make your preferences clear? Study suggests yes

Perceived indifference can generate feelings of dehumanization toward the noncommittal person, according to new research from Kaitlin Woolley ’12, assistant professor of marketing at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

AT&T Business CEO to give technology lecture March 25

Anne Chow ’88, M.Eng. ’89, MBA ’90, chief executive officer of AT&T Business, will give the inaugural Mei-Wei ’72 and Amy Cheng Distinguished Lecture in Technology, virtually on March 25.

W.E. Cornell program takes on inequity in entrepreneurship

The W.E. Cornell program, which aims to improve gender representation in entrepreneurship, is launching its spring cohort as industries reckon with the inequities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student entrepreneurs selected as 2021 Kessler Fellows

The College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows program welcomed 20 new student entrepreneurs to its latest cohort, where they will explore entrepreneurship through academic coursework, mentorship with entrepreneurs and an internship.