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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New fellowship to bolster innovation in clean technology

The Green Technology Innovation Fellowship will prepare participants to launch their own startups or serve as leaders in the global transition to clean energy and technology.

BioEntrepreneurship Initiative fosters entrepreneurial community

Members of the Cornell entrepreneurial community gathered to celebrate a successful first year of the BioEntrepreneurship Initiative at the program’s culminating workshop on March 18 in Midtown Manhattan.

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New Beebe Lake seating area honors Hu Shih

While a student at Cornell, Hu Shih 1914 imagined and later led a literary movement resulting in the adoption of a common, accessible language in China. The language reforms that emerged with Hu Shih at Cornell went on to change an entire nation. A stone bench and interpretive sign invite community members to the northwest corner of Beebe Lake, where they can learn more about Hu Shih.

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Cheers! Craft brewery patrons value tasting room ambience

While creating quality craft beers, serving up a pleasant tasting-room experience with friendly, informed servers can bring more profit to a brewery, according to new Cornell research.

Veterinarian helper wins digital ag hackathon

The Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture Hackathon, an all-weekend event, drew 150 undergraduate and graduate students from most of Cornell’s schools and colleges to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dyson students tackle societal issues at competition

Students working to support local Indigenous heritage, dairy farmers, formerly incarcerated people and entrepreneurs in Uganda and Ithaca competed for a total of $7,500 in prize money that will fund their community collaborators.

One-click checkout increases spending and engagement

New Cornell research shows that after signing up for an online retailer’s “one-click” checkout service, customers over time increased their spending by an average of 28.5% from previous buying levels.

Donor-funded scholarship making a difference for Ph.D. students

Seven management doctoral students have received the 2022 Byron E. Grote, M.S. ’77, Ph.D. ’81, Johnson Professional Scholarship, which will support them in making progress with their research at Cornell.

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