Refugees in U.S. struggle to find long-term work

Refugees are less likely to be employed the longer they live in the United States, despite unique and early access to employment services, according to new research co-authored by Shannon Gleeson of the ILR School.

Historic gift funds the deanship and research at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

A $15 million gift from Joanne Knight establishes the Charles Field Knight Deanship in honor of her late husband, Chuck Knight ’57, BME ’58, MBA ’59.

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Temp workers benefit from union-management tension

Temp workers see a 21% increase in average wages when employed by a company with a unionized workforce, according to new ILR School research.

Seven faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Seven Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. This year's fellows, 564 in all, will be honored at a virtual event Feb. 19.

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Cornell Tech professor tells Congress crypto can go greener

Blockchain technology expert Ari Juels testified Jan. 20 before a Congressional subcommittee that digital currency – a notorious energy guzzler – can be validated in greener ways.

Startup roundup: New alliances for Ava Labs

Cornell startups Ava Labs have new key partnerships with Deloitte and Mastercard, while university startup companies SwiftScale Biologics and Novomer have been acquired.

Rwandan hospitality professionals celebrate Cornell certificate recognition

In a ceremony this October, the Hanga Ahazaza Initiative celebrated Rwanda’s rapidly strengthening hospitality and tourism sector, a foundational piece of the country’s economic development strategy.

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Brooks School work-family expert receives prestigious award

Dr. Kelly Musick, a Brooks School of Public Policy work-family researcher, has won a prestigious award for an article she co-authored that analyzed earnings patterns after the birth of a child. 

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Soumitra Dutta to become dean of Oxford business school

Soumitra Dutta, professor of management and former founding dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, will leave Cornell this summer to become dean of the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford.

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