Likable Super Bowl ads can boost stock prices, <br /> Cornell and Buffalo researchers find

Super Bowl commercials that TV viewers like can lead to increases in stock purchases and stock prices, according to a study by Cornell and University of Buffalo researchers. (Feb. 1, 2008)

Give yourself a crash-course in investing

You don't need to start with large sums of money to invest for retirement, and you don't have to be a pro. Resources abound on the Web sites of each of Cornell's vendors.

Cornell partners with other schools to promote New York's solar energy industry

Cornell will join five other universities in providing research support to The Solar Energy Consortium. This research partnership between colleges and solar energy companies will help advance New York's solar industry. (Jan. 18, 2008)

Charge drivers to use roads rather than boost gas taxes, Cornell's Geddes urges Congress

Don't upgrade the nation's transportation system by boosting gas taxes, but charge drivers directly for using specific roads at specific times, says Cornell's Rick Geddes, a member of a federal commission. (Jan. 18, 2008)

From Sinatra to Spice Girls: Understanding four generations in the workplace

In a Cornell Perspectives piece, 21-year-old Cornell alumna Natalia Avalos discusses the qualities of various generations in the workplace.

Chaos and commerce: Researchers find that Colombia's violence has damaged the nation's economic growth

Wesley Sine and Shon Hiatt have spent the last few years studying the impact of violence on the small-business climate of Colombia, concluding that instability directly affects entrepreneurs' ability to prosper.

Two Ph.D. students receive Kauffman Foundation awards

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded Kelly Patterson and Sarah Thebaud, Cornell doctoral students who are studying entrepreneurship, 2008 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowships of $20,000 each. (Jan. 4, 2008)

Cornell's Torres organizes D.C. avian flu conference to strengthen collaborations among health and wildlife experts

Avian flu experts emphasized the importance of dialogue and coordination among people in public health, animal health and wildlife management as essential preparation for a possible avian influenza pandemic, during a conference organized by Cornell.

Cornell agribusiness conference Dec. 6 explores new wine shipment legislation along with 2007 federal Farm Bill

The impact of new wine shipment legislation, the 2007 Farm Bill and trends in specialty crops are a few of the highlighted topics that will be explored at the annual Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference Dec. 6 at Cornell University. (November 23, 2005)