Former CEO of BET shares her struggles, successes

Debra Lee, former CEO of Black Entertainment Television, spoke to the Cornell community Feb. 20 about her journey from growing up in the segregated South to shattering glass ceilings while becoming one of the most powerful businesspeople in America.

International moves can pay off for venture-backed startups

Very few venture-backed startups move from their original location to a new country, but those that do benefit financially, according to new research.

Freshmen win top prize at digital ag hackathon

More than 120 students took part in the Digital Agriculture Hackathon, sponsored by the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

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40 years of crop research shows inequities

A systematic analysis of 40 years of studies on public crop breeding programs found that cereal grains receive significantly more research attention than other crops important for food security and only 33% of studies sought input from both men and women.

Baker Program in Real Estate announces STEM designation

The Baker Program is proud to announce two new developments that enhance the value of its MPS-RE degree and open it up to students from a broad range of backgrounds.

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Cornell Center for Social Sciences awards 11 faculty fellowships

The 2024-2025 Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) faculty fellows represent seven Cornell schools and colleges. Fellows will tackle urgent social issues such as online misinformation, pay transparency laws and the impact of government support on clean energy innovation.

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Speaker series focuses on China’s communist past and present

A series of four lectures — two in the spring and two in the fall of 2024 — will focus on “Unmasking the CCP: History, Politics, and Society in Post-1949 China."

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Students debate freedom of expression’s impact on business

Students sparred over whether promoting freedom of expression in the workplace drives innovation and improves business, or interferes with decision-making and results in gridlock, during a debate and discussion held Feb. 7 in Ives Hall.

Winning animal health hacks help farmers, veterinary surgeons

The weekend event included 150 students from across campus who formed 30 teams to find innovative solutions to problems related to animal health.

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