Undergraduate

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Advice for new Dyson students from those who came before

Being a new student can be overwhelming—but there are so many good things to come. Current Dyson students and alumni offer their best advice for the incoming class.

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SMART Program reflections: Solution Oasis in Ghana

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.

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From Ithaca to South Africa: Learning to use business for a better world

Emma Newburger ’18 shares her experience with service learning as part of the AEM 3600 Global Business and Diversity Study Trip to South Africa.

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SMART Program reflections: Herbal View in South Africa

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.

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SMART Program reflections: Dirkosh Crunch in Ethiopia

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.

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Reaching out of your comfort zone with electives

It’s important to reach beyond Dyson and find specific interests, so AEM students often take electives outside of CALS to flesh out their interests.

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Reflect at Cornell: Making caring about your mental health “cool”

Reflect is a national nonprofit that aims to improve students’ mental health. With Reflect at Cornell, we bring students together for honest conversations.

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The ultimate guide to getting more involved on campus

If you are a new Dyson freshman, sophomore transfer, or anyone in between wondering where you’ll fit in, don’t fret! I found my path here and so will you.

What is the Dyson School like for transfers?
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What is the Dyson School like for transfers?

In hindsight, there was not merely one instance, but numerous, seemingly trivial moments that collectively shaped my opinion of and love for the school.