Vishal Gaur named new dean of Johnson School

Vishal Gaur, the Emerson Professor of Manufacturing Management and professor of operations, technology and information management, has been named the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. 

Big Red Ventures showcases portfolio at Annual Meeting

Big Red Ventures (BRV), Cornell’s early-stage venture capital fund, showcased the student-run portfolio and highlighted 2022-23 investments during the Annual Meeting on April 20 at Cornell Tech.

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ESG strategies for corporate sustainable development

In a recent webcast, industry leaders shared corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies for achieving sustainable development goals that protect the environment, increase revenue and improve customer loyalty.

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NGO connecting young adults to philanthropy wins business plan competition

“Citizens of the World,” a concept developed and pitched by Lucas Suero ’26, received this year’s $25,000 first place prize.

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Arts and Sciences faculty featured on Academic Minute

Five faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences will be featured on a “Cornell week” on The Academic Minute radio program from May 1-5.

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Celebration honors student, alumni entrepreneurs

Barry Beck ’90, founder of luxury beauty brand Bluemercury, was on campus April 14, at the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration lunch honoring him as the 2023 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year.

‘Cheap thrills’: Low-cost leisure leads to less work, more play

People today work substantially less than they did generations ago – not just because they have more money, but because of the virtually unlimited trove of cheap entertainment increasingly at their fingertips, according to new economics research.

Regional Town-Gown Conference focuses on labor, employment

Community leaders and Cornell experts discussed issues such as childcare, remote and hybrid work, and housing and demographic trends at the Regional Town-Gown Conference, held April 18 at the Hotel Ithaca.

Startup Showcase in Silicon Valley spotlights innovation

Teams from eLab and Cornell Tech’s Runway Startups program shared their business ideas at the Student Startup Showcase, presented by Cornell Silicon Valley, on March 30. Krystyn J. Van Vliet delivered the keynote.

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