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New York FarmNet Cultivates Stability for Farming Families

May 22, 2023

Fred Lee was on the verge of losing the Long Island farm he had inherited from his family. A call to New York FarmNet helped change his life and his business.

Students Donate Handmade Canoe to Haudenosaunee Youth

May 12, 2023

Cornell students presented a handmade canoe to Hickory Edwards, Onondaga Nation Turtle Clan member and founder of the Haudenosaunee Canoe Journey.

Cornell Economist Coedits PNAS Issue Focused on Value of Clean Water

May 2, 2023

A special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences advances the science of measuring the public benefit of clean water.

Restricting Trade for the Environment? Import Restrictions on Used Vehicles in China

March 24, 2023

Dyson’s Hui Zhou, PhD ’23, discusses her research on the impact of emission-based import restrictions on used vehicles in China.

Everything Everywhere All at Once

November 14, 2022

Every feature of our built environment has a relationship with climate; we can no longer separate fields of learning into rigid, prescribed pathways.

Redressing the Balance: Equitable Approaches to Sustainable Real Estate

November 8, 2022

Sustainability in real estate is about more than energy efficiency; environmental justice for communities requires looking at a far broader picture.

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Student Experience: The Grand Challenges Framework

April 7, 2022

The Grand Challenges program at Dyson is a way for undergrads to engage in complex community challenges on a local and global scale.

Student Voices: Meet Alethia Chan ’22

January 12, 2021

Fueled by her studies and experiences, Alethia Chan MS '22 wants to use business as a vehicle for positive change around the world.

Student Voices: Meet Thatcher Hollis ’24

December 22, 2020

A former delegate to the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute who calls Waterloo, IA, home–meet Thatcher Hollis ’24.

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



A Nairobi sunrise, vegetarian haggis, a seat at the table, and friends for life

May 22, 2020

Dyson's Class of 2020 shares their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest applied economics and management graduates!

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.

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

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Cornell Economist Coedits PNAS Issue Focused on Value of Clean Water

May 2, 2023

A special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences advances the science of measuring the public benefit of clean water.

Dyson Professor Ralph Christy Recognized for Achievements in Teaching and Outreach

February 21, 2023

Professor Christy was honored with the George Washington Carver Public Service Hall of Fame Award by the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference.

Downsizing personal items can be just a snap away

February 16, 2023

A Cornell professor and her co-author learned, in a study involving hundreds of participants, that when individuals replace an item with a photo or memento, it satisfies the sense of ownership and makes downsizing easier.

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Grateful and Prepared, New Graduates Embrace Their Future

June 2, 2023

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business class of 2023 graduates included 540 undergraduates, 1,045 master’s degree students, and 17 PhD students.

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From Food Network to His Kitchen, Student Crafts Better Butter

June 2, 2023

Jonah Gershon ’24 won $20,000 in the Northeastern Dairy Product Innovation Competition and is working on Spekld, his idea to package and sell brown butter.

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Big Firms Don’t Always Exercise Their Labor Market Power to Suppress Wages

May 24, 2023

To wield labor market power, large companies must centralize their hiring. But many decentralize instead, giving up their power. New research suggests why.

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Ethics Speaker Jacqueline Novogratz: How Acumen Addresses Poverty, Promotes Dignity

May 18, 2023

Jacqueline Novogratz recounted how she reached her closely held belief that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is dignity.

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Empowering Women in Healthcare: Five Trailblazing Leaders Share Their Insights

May 17, 2023

The Women in Business Forum, held in NYC in May, featured inspiring stories and insights from five alumnae who are leaders in healthcare.

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Real Estate Education at a Ground Level in London and Miami

May 16, 2023

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate graduate students and faculty looked at shifting trends in urban development and the real estate industry.