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Eleven early-career faculty members from six colleges and schools will participate in yearlong fellowships advancing ambitious research projects in the social sciences.

The new school and superdepartments in economics, psychology and sociology are expected to elevate Cornell’s excellence and impact in the social sciences.

The College of Engineering’s Kessler Fellows program is now open to all junior STEM majors and is under new leadership.

Wojtek Pawlowski, associate professor of plant breeding and genetics, is partnering with French biotech company Meiogenix, with the goal of more effectively engineering maize, the world’s top staple crop.

Black Entrepreneurs in Training, now in its second year, aims to increase entrepreneurship among students of color at Cornell, and generate a visible group of black alumni who’ve founded successful companies.

Sales representatives’ “detailing” visits increased drug firm revenues but did not improve prescribing quality, according to a study co-authored by Colleen Carey, assistant professor of policy analysis and management.

Quiet rooms and friendly nurses sway hospitals' patient satisfaction scores more than medical quality or survival rates, according a new study by Cristobal Young, associate professor of sociology.

Establishing a strong legal foundation is critical when launching a new business; a Feb. 20 webinar hosted by Celia Bigoness of the Cornell Law School will offer legal advice to budding entrepreneurs.

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Startup Zymtronix – an industrial biotech company housed in Cornell’s McGovern Center – has been selected as a challenge finalist at the Hello Tomorrow 2020 global summit, March 11-13 in Paris.