Dyson School BusinessFeed

News, features, and voices from the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Dyson alumnus Dan Cane ’98 makes it his business to improve lives

March 28, 2024

Cane established the Cane Entrepreneurship Scholars program at the Dyson School to provide financial support, mentorship and experiential learning opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Team Pickleball Mania Wins Pitch Competition

March 26, 2024

Top honors went to the students working with the alumna-owned Pickleball Mania, offering space in the Ithaca Mall to play the fastest growing racket sport in America.

Donor’s New Fund to Support Students, Mentoring

February 29, 2024

Meng Zhou, M.S. ’92, Ph.D. ’96 established a fund to support doctoral students in applied economics and management.

Students debate freedom of expression’s impact on business

February 15, 2024

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

Generative AI for Business Transformation Certificate Empowers Leaders to Improve Productivity

February 12, 2024

Cornell Tech and the SC Johnson College of Business have partnered to launch a certificate program to help leaders harness the power of AI.

Report: Warmer Planet Will Trigger Increased Farm Losses

January 24, 2024

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


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Student
VOICES

Perspectives authored by Dyson students


Our students tell Dyson’s story the best. Read about coursework, getting involved, studying abroad, internships, and more from our undergraduate and graduate students.

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Undergraduate

An Undergraduate’s Journey in Financial Analysis

April 1, 2024

Caitlyn Walsh ’24 (CALS) reflects upon her four years at Cornell University studying investment research.

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.

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

UNDERGRAD VOICES


Graduate

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

Master’s Voices


Research &
Outreach

Highlighting Dyson’s faculty, researchers, and extension associates


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.

ALL STORIES

Many Firms Prefer Ready-made AI Software, with a Few Tweaks

March 20, 2024

Many firms are opting for ready-made AI technology that can be tailored to a firm’s specific needs finds research coauthored by Dyson’s Chris Forman.

Report: Warmer Planet Will Trigger Increased Farm Losses

January 24, 2024

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

What Happened to Black Friday? Nathan Yang Explains

December 14, 2023

If you were disappointed with 2023 Black Friday deals, you are not alone. Yang explains how the pandemic changed Black Friday forever.


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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Maureen O’Hara Named Quant Researcher of the Year

April 12, 2024

Crashes. Crypto. Cost of trading. From everyday transactions to industry-wide issues, the rules governing markets—microstructures—remain ‘endlessly fascinating’ for one Cornell finance professor.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Women’s History: First female faculty members

March 27, 2024

In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, we're featuring the first female faculty members at each of our schools here at @SCJohnsonCollege.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Worker mobility can impact adoption of new technology

March 27, 2024

The research team found that increased worker mobility can negatively impact a business’s ability to adopt new technology such as artificial intelligence.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Opposing views of regulation emerge at Durland Lecture

March 27, 2024

The Durland Lecture focused on the topics of regulation of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum; environmental social governance disclosure rules; and regulation in general.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Team Pickleball Mania Wins Pitch Competition

March 26, 2024

Top honors went to the students working with the alumna-owned Pickleball Mania, offering space in the Ithaca Mall to play the fastest growing racket sport in America.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Promoting Thank-you Gifts Can Boost Charitable Donations

March 20, 2024

For some charitable donors, the extra incentive of a gift is an important lever for opening pocketbooks SC Johnson College of Business research finds.