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Intellectual curiosity, communication and courageous decision-making are among the principles behind effective leadership, said Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 in a talk Oct. 21 in Call Alumni Auditorium.

W.E. Cornell, a campus program that aims to even the playing field by providing women with networking, mentoring and training opportunities, has accepted 40 new participants – nearly double the size of last year’s cohort.

Bitcoin transaction fees keep the cryptocurrency functioning, but may threaten its long-term viability and contribute to its energy waste, according to a new study from Cornell researchers.

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, chairman of the board of Tata Sons, sat for a wide-ranging conversation with Cornell President Martha E. Pollack Oct. 16 in Gates Hall.

eCornell has launched a customizable online certificate program for those interested in a corporate communications career.

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Ariel Rubinstein, professor of economics at New York University and Tel Aviv University, will speak about “Economics With Norms and Without Prices” Oct. 28 in the annual George Staller Lecture.

Antithesis, a Cornell student startup, was recently awarded a $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase I award from the National Science Foundation to develop its chickpea-based snack food.

In response to increasing demand for financial professionals, Cornell has developed an online certificate program in accounting and auditing. Available online through eCornell.

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The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to assess challenges facing small-farm aggregation models in India and Mexico.