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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Einaudi fellowships support students learning uncommon languages

Applications are open for Rare and Distinctive Language Fellowships, which offer students intensive summer study in modern languages that are not commonly taught, including Zulu, Finnish, Yiddish, Sinhala, Tibetan and Burmese.

Employee Excellence awards honor staff achievements

Seventeen individuals and three teams of Cornell employees received President's Awards for Employee Excellence in seven categories, highlighting the achievements of staff and faculty who excel in their roles.

Undergrad helps Ithaca homes switch to clean energy

With an Ithaca-based nonprofit, Kristinko Mato ’24 is working to install efficient heat pumps in units rented by low- and moderate-income tenants, reducing costs and emissions, and improving air quality. 

Student groups earn Cornell honors for local partnerships

To underscore how local partnerships improve Cornell, Ithaca and Tompkins County, the university presented the 13th annual Cornell Town-Gown Awards to three student-community collaborations.

Student project adds whimsy to downtown parking

An interdisciplinary team of students designed a new signage system for a downtown Ithaca parking garage that employs colors and animal imagery to help drivers.

Hip-hop DJs to share stories and history, Nov. 10 and 11

Internationally renowned DJs will share their personal stories to illuminate the history of hip-hop, Nov. 10 and 11.  

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Peer-to-peer course improves student-athletes’ financial literacy

In a new Cornell Law School practicum and pilot program funded by the NCAA, students give athletes the skills to manage their finances while in school and when they graduate.