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First Among Giants: Chuck Feeney ’56

Learn more about Chuck Feeney’s colossal impact on Cornell, the tourism and retail industries, and, with no exaggeration, the world.

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Intro to Wines: A Vintage Classic Turns 40

Described as “an essential Cornell experience” more than a decade ago, the Intro to Wines course has a long and storied history at Cornell.

Howard Bagnall Meek surveys the model for Statler Hall

Honoring Professor Howard Bagnall Meek

H.B. Meek was the sole professor of the new Program in Hotel Management when it held its first day of classes at Cornell on September 20, 1922.

Rada Griffin poses with a glass of wine
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NASA Engineer is Alabama’s First Certified Black Woman Winemaker

After honing her wine skills through eCornell classes, Rada Griffin, an engineer at NASA, launched Anissa Wakefield Wines—establishing her as the first certified Black woman winemaker in Alabama.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

ESG pressure takes center stage at the 2021 Emerging Markets Institute conference

Emerging markets are making progress in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts but also face hurdles, including metrics and governance.

Nell Oliver charging a car at an EVgo charging station
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Electric Uprising: EVgo charges forward to create a network of EV charging stations

The U.S. has more than 150,000 gas stations but only 43,000 EV charging stations. EVgo aims to change that, says VP Nell Oliver ’88, MBA ’93.

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Electric uprising: How American companies are accelerating the drive to EVs

EVs should make up 50% of all car sales by 2030 to help achieve Paris Agreement decarbonization goals. Cornell faculty weigh in on what it will take.

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Electric Uprising: Factorial Energy—New lightning, new bottles

Factorial Energy’s new battery mitigates range anxiety by increasing EVs’ driving range says CEO and founder Siyu Huang ’11, PhD ’13, MBA ’14.

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Electric Uprising: GM—Transforming an industry

Vinod Kumar, MBA ’08, says GM wants to put everyone in an EV. GM will invest $35 billion and launch more than 30 all-new EV models by the end of 2025.