News — Business for a Better World
Francesca Opoku, the owner of Solution Oasis, is the embodiment of this and a living example of what is possible when women are empowered, supported, and connected.
Emma Newburger '18 shares her experience with service learning as part of the AEM 3600 Global Business and Diversity Study Trip to South Africa.
Meet Steven Izen, Dyson '13. In five years, he turned a tragic loss in the family into a beloved lifestyle brand that's sold more than a million bracelets and given four times that amount in charitable donations.
The SMART program was one of the most enriching experiences I've had at Cornell thus far. It was extremely rewarding to be able to use direct concepts from our Dyson classes and apply it to a real-world small business, especially in a developing economy.
Dyson finance professor Vicki Bogan contributes expert insight into financial confidence and why lacking financial confidence often leads to better returns for women.
Last summer, Dejah Powell, Dyson '18, led a volunteer effort to plant a community garden at her former elementary garden, a project that won several national awards.
I had the incredible opportunity to participate in Cornell’s Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Team (SMART) as a consultant for Dirkosh Crunch, a small agri-business, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
A number of Dyson faculty, including professor Brad Rickard, discussed changes and recent trends in the wine industry at the B.E.V. NY conference and symposium, held Feb. 28 to March 2.
Dyson professor Allan Filipowicz recounts the transformational impact of using eCornell, Cornell's online professional learning unit, to teach three days of course material in just one day.
Dyson researchers traveled to Niamey, Niger, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Innovation for Impact Fund. Chris Barrett leads the Cornell-CARE collaboration.
Poverty in Africa a challenge that ‘agricultural universities like Cornell need to tackle,’ says prof
Christopher Barrett, deputy dean and dean of academic affairs for the SC Johnson College of Business, gave a talk on poverty in Africa at the event "The Uneven Transformation of Rural Africa Myths, Facts and Pressing Needs."
Research by Dyson’s Todd Schmit and Roberta Severson surveys the economic landscape of broadband markets across rural northern New York.
Professor Harry Kaiser discussed his recent analysis at the U.S. Grains Council's 15th International Marketing Conference and 58th Annual Membership Meeting in Houston.
Research Recap: Funding research rather than mandating consumption might be a more effective method for renewable fuel policy
Research co-authored by the Dyson School’s Cynthia Lin Lawell examines the EPA’s renewable fuel standard (RFS) and recommends ways to improve renewable fuel policy and climate policy.
Assistant Professor Geoff Fisher has been selected as a faculty fellow by Cornell’s Institute for the Social Sciences. The fellowship gives young social scientists time, money, and resources to concentrate on their research at a crucial point in their careers.
By the last night of the trip, there was a general sentiment of deep-seated appreciation for the opportunity to be exposed to the realities of agribusiness development in Uganda.