Winter Session course spotlight: "Designing Healthy and Hospitable Environments”

"Change-making: Designing Healthy and Hospitable Environments" (DEA 1112), offered this Winter Session online, explores how design innovations can have a positive impact on the everyday life of people in hospitality, health care and senior housing areas. The course also helps students explore possible careers.

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Brown butter rises to the top at Pitch Deck Competition

A total of 39 students in 29 teams vied for a $3,000 top prize in the eighth annual Hospitality Pitch Deck Competition, selecting three food concepts as prizewinners.

Student entrepreneurs pitch ideas at Cornell Tech event

The pitch competition also gave the 26 teams in eLab a chance to meet alumni, students and venture capitalists.

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Honey-based beverage grabs grand prize at food hackathon

Students were tasked with addressing one of four challenges: creating new dairy products, coming up with more efficient food manufacturing processes, lessening the problem of food waste or creating products to increase knowledge and the use of honey and other bee-pollinated products.

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NYC conference Nov. 3 features leading entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs will gather to hear fireside chats with top business leaders, enjoy multiple networking and engagement opportunities and hear startup pitches at Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s Eclectic Convergence 2023.

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Familiarity breeds contempt for moral failings

People judge members of their own circles more harshly than they judge individuals from other groups for the same transgressions, new Cornell research has found.

Student hackathons focus on food, ag, animals, health and business services

The hackathons, run by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, are open to undergraduate and graduate students from any field and major and take place from Friday evenings through Sunday afternoon.

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Chuck Feeney, Cornell’s ‘third founder,’ dies at 92

Charles F. “Chuck” Feeney ’56, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies and Cornell University’s most generous donor, died Oct. 9 in San Francisco. He was 92.

Andrew Karolyi reappointed SC Johnson College dean

Andrew Karolyi, the Charles Field Knight Dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, has been reappointed to the position for a five-year term, effective July 1, 2024, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced Oct. 2.