According to Robert Karpman, MD, MBA, and director of the Dyson Business Minor for Life Sciences Majors, if you’re planning on a career in medicine, there is one subject you need to study on top of anatomy, biochemistry, and physics—business.
It was an incredible experience as we had the opportunity to learn more about the environment in which small enterprises operate in South Africa and learned more about the South African society and culture.
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 eight million bracelets and given eight million 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.
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.