Global Entrepreneurship Week events kick off Nov. 16

Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 16-22, will feature entrepreneurs from around the world and connect people through activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. (Nov. 16, 2009)

Hospitality industry won't recover for several years, say hotel executives in New York City

At the Cornell School of Hotel Administration's Dean's Leadership Series event held in New York City Nov. 9, hotel executives discussed the challenges of the hospitality industry in these times. (Nov. 11, 2009)

Seminar series aims to motivate entrepreneurs, stimulate local business development

A Nov. 20 seminar in the new Entrepreneurship Seminar Series in the East Hill Office Building will focus on tips and strategies for getting an idea ready for market. (Nov. 9, 2009)

Rob Ryan gives Cornell entrepreneurs tips for success

Entrepreneur Rob Ryan passed along some ground rules for successful entrepreneurs during a talk Oct. 26. The event, part of the Moses and Loulu Seltzer Lecture series, drew more than 200 people. (Nov. 2, 2009)

ILR conference examines how criminal records affect hiring

The difficulty of finding a job in the current economy when a candidate has the additional handicap of a criminal record was the focus at the Richard Netter Conference, Oct. 9 in New York City. (Oct. 23, 2009)

Cornell 100+ MPG Team accelerates forward in $10 million Automotive X Prize competition

Cornell's 100+ MPG Team is one of 43 that have made it to the next stage of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize Competition, contest officials announced Oct. 19. (Oct. 20, 2009)

SC Johnson CEO to deliver 2009 Hatfield Lecture

H. Fisk Johnson '79, chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, will speak about challenges arising from the global consumption crisis at the annual Hatfield Lecture Oct. 22 in the Statler Hall Auditorium. (Oct. 15, 2009)

Lecture series covers basics in entrepreneurship

A lecture series by the Student Agencies eLab will help undergraduates develop a business idea into something worthy of venture capital. The series started Sept. 29 and continues through Nov. 17. (Oct. 13, 2009)

Report: Higher education brings jobs, culture and economic stability to Tompkins County and beyond

Together Cornell and other area institutions of higher education employ more Tompkins County residents than any other business sector, contributing $1.5 billion to the county economy. (Oct. 12, 2009)