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Faculty expert webinars help global audiences navigate the business impacts of COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Faculty expert webinars help thousands of Cornell students and alumni navigate the financial, managerial, and social impacts of COVID-19.

As the hospitality industry lays off hundreds, grocery employment becomes an opportunity

March 24, 2020

Supply chain economist Miguel Gomez says major retailers are hiring not just to meet increases in demand, but also because of new emergency legislation towards worker protections.

Coronavirus drives the U.S. and China deeper into global power struggle

March 22, 2020

Dyson’s Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy, Eswar Prasad, says that U.S.-China relations have deteriorated to a low during a time when they should come together.

Threat of sick workers at U.S. meat plants forces policy changes

March 20, 2020

Andrew Novakovic, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics, discusses the risk of virus contamination at food processing centers and prevention policies.

Faculty point to challenges for women in business and voice their hopes for the future

March 6, 2020

Women faculty in the SC Johnson College share their hopes for aspiring business leaders and offer advice for managing ongoing equity challenges.

Fils-Aime ’83 highlights industry disruption during Leadership Week’s esports forum

March 2, 2020

Dyson Leader in Residence Reggie Fils-Aimé ’83 discussed the esport industry’s evolution and future with students during the Esports Passion Forum.

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Reflecting on international service projects with Dyson’s SMART program

March 31, 2020

In January 2020, total of 44 students and leaders from across Cornell completed service projects with international organizations in Africa and Asia.

An interview with Dave Evans, co-author of Designing Your Life

November 15, 2019

Dave Evans, co-author of Designing Your Life, speaks to students as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series at the Dyson School.

Continuing the conversation: The second semi-annual Diversity Business Clubs Summit

May 30, 2019

At the Diversity Business Clubs Summit, students discussed the hurdles of increasing diversity in clubs and businesses and how to overcome them.

Read more posts by undergraduates in Dyson’s BS in Applied Economics and Management program



2019 SMART program reflections: O’live Handmade Soaps, South Africa

May 21, 2019

The 2019 O’live SMART team traveled to Cape Town, South Africa. They were challenged to develop a marketing for the family-owned skincare business.

Students attend 2019 National Farmers Union College Conference on Cooperatives

March 8, 2019

As part of the Dyson School’s Cooperative Business Management course, students had the opportunity to travel to Minnesota for this invitation-only event.

Advice for new Dyson students from those who came before

August 15, 2018

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.

Read more posts by students in the MPS and MS in Applied Economics and Management programs

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Dyson’s faculty are sought-after experts in areas such as brand advertising, economic development, agribusiness, market behavior, policy, and the business of food. Our faculty, researchers, and extension associates apply business and economics principles in service of people across New York State and around the world.


Present Value: Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi discuss emerging markets and cryptocurrency

February 13, 2020

Present Value interviews Eswar Prasad and Andrew Karolyi, Cornell economics professors with expertise in emerging markets and finance.

John Tobin-de la Puente is bridging the gap between private investment and conservation

October 8, 2019

John Tobin-de la Puente, professor of practice, is on a mission to bring about positive environmental change through the power of private investment.

SMART students learn from the unexpected to make a global impact

August 2, 2019

Part of Dyson's Emerging Markets Program, SMART takes students out of the classroom to make an impact in developing and emerging economies.

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MBAs find ways to stay social from a distance

March 31, 2020

From online club meetings to virtual Sage Socials, Johnson's Student Council has taken the lead to ensure MBAs stay connected during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Faculty expert webinars help global audiences navigate the business impacts of COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Faculty expert webinars help thousands of Cornell students and alumni navigate the financial, managerial, and social impacts of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus emails from companies may not be calming to customers

March 23, 2020

Soo Kim, assistant professor of marketing, says that emails to customers may not be as comforting as companies hope during times of crisis and anxiety.

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Marriott CEO salary cut a ‘new best practice’ amid coronavirus pandemic

March 20, 2020

Steven Carvell, professor of finance at SHA, provides his expertise on the financial impact of the new coronavirus in the hotel industry and what companies may implement moving forward.

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Takeout, delivery may save restaurant industry amid coronavirus restrictions

March 18, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind, director of the Food and Beverage Institute, says its not just restaurants that need to adapt to COVID-19 closing measures, but all levels of the supply chain.

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Elizabeth Blau named 2020’s Cornell Hospitality Innovator

March 10, 2020

Blau, who helped transform Las Vegas into a world-class dining destination, will be honored in June 2021 in New York.