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CU Entrepreneur of the Year Shows Power of Persistence

By Kathy Hovis April 15, 2019 If a budding entrepreneur ever needed a lesson in the power of persistence, the story of Dr. Leonard Schleifer ’73 would be a good one to hear. Schleifer, the 2019 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year who majored in biological sciences as a...

New Class is a Win-Win for M.Eng. Students and Local Startups

Robert Newman, a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management in Cornell’s College of Engineering, had some specific objectives when he launched the new class ENGMT 5940: Economics and Finance for Engineering Management.  He wanted to ensure that graduating engineers had...

TEC to Host Pitch Competition

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) will be hosting a pitch competition for graduate students on Monday April 22nd.  You will have the opportunity to showcase your entrepreneurial spirit and pitch your startup or startup idea in front of judges and win cash...

“Alternative” Career Development Event to be Held March 15, 2019

The Plant Biology Graduate Student Association is hosting an “alternative” career development  event — in reflection on the small percentage of PhDs who are likely to remain in academia after graduating. We are hosting a Q&A panel of leaders in the IP/innovation...

Regeneron CEO named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year

By: Kathy Hovis ,  Cornell Chronicle January 23, 2019 Entrepreneurship at Cornell has announced that biotech leader Dr. Leonard S. Schleifer ’73 has been named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. He will be honored April 11-12 during Celebration,...

Commercialization Fellowship Changes Hunter Adams’ Path

Hunter Adams, fourth year Ph.D. student in mechanical and aerospace engineering at Cornell, really likes hardware. “There is something indisputable about hardware,” says Adams. “You can run simulations all day without a real, unarguable end result. With hardware, it...

So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

By Donnie Hampton and Earl Roach III, Two-Year MBAs ’19 This series is intended to help you maximize your time at Johnson as an aspiring entrepreneur. We came to business school to gain the skills necessary to grow as an entrepreneurs, and we are excited to provide...

Ithaca Named One of the Most Innovative Cities in the U.S.

(This story appeared in the USA Today newspaper on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. It was written by John Harrington and Michael B. Sauter) As America’s economy continues to shift from heavy industry to technology, certain areas of the country have gained a reputation...