Better Business Chronicles

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Cate Khan ’99 Honored with Inaugural Dyson Alumni Leadership Award

Dyson School graduate Cate Khan ’99, CEO of VerishopGroup, cofounded not only a platform but a support ecosystem for diverse, independent businesses.

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As the Statler’s GM, Hotelie Doles Out Big Red Hospitality

After a career with some of the industry’s biggest names, Arthur Keith ’84 has come home to Upstate NY to lead the beloved hotel

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Students debate freedom of expression’s impact on business

Is freedom of expression good for business? Student debated whether it drives innovation and improves business, or interferes with decision-making and results in gridlock

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Climate Roundtable Sparks Insight and Invites Collaboration

Dean Andrew Karolyi gave a lightning talk on strategies to encourage and sustain private investment in the green transition at the 2030 Project event.

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Students debate free speech in the workplace

The debate series is a collaboration between the ILR School’s Office of Engaged and Experiential Programs and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Undergrads to debate free speech in the workplace

Is promoting freedom of expression in the workplace a good business practice? This question will be debated at two upcoming events, one in Spanish and one in English, co-hosted by the Cornell Speech and Debate Program, the SC Johnson College of Business, and ILR.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Report: Warmer Planet Will Trigger Increased Farm Losses

Research by Dyson School professor Ariel Ortiz-Bobea quantifies just how much extreme heat is cutting into farmers’ financial security.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Celebrating Heather Henyon’s Mission to Invest in Woman Entrepreneurs

Heather Henyon, MBA ’03, was honored with the 2023 Cañizares Award for Distinguished Alumni in International Business and Emerging Markets.

9 young women, most dressed in business attire and one in a sari, standing side by side outside a stone building in the fall.
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New Group Unites, Empowers Female Students of Color

Dyson’s Trisha Beher ’25 founded student group Women Leaders of Color to unite and empower women of color and prepare them for leadership roles.