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News, features, and voices from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


Hitting the High Notes for 21 years (and Counting)

May 9, 2022

Barry Massarsky, MBA ’81, and Nari Matsuura, MBA ’01, pioneered valuation for the music industry; demand for their expertise is higher than ever now.

A SPAC Built to Bridge the Gap between North America and Asia

May 3, 2022

Korean Johnson MBA alumni combined their financial expertise to launch a SPAC targeting breakthrough life-science and sustainable technology in Asia.

Physician Promise Offers Asynchronous Telehealth for Personal and Couple’s Healthcare

May 2, 2022

Shady Henien and Anand Narayan, both MBA ’20, launched Physician Promise to make treatment more accessible, convenient, and comfortable for patients.

Creating Stability in an Ever-changing Social Environment

May 2, 2022

Businesses delivering products and services that help people feel connected to the world and that promote a sense of groundedness may have an advantage over competitors.

Impilo Supports Remote Monitoring of Patients for Telehealth Providers

April 25, 2022

Joshua Stein, MBA ’21, launched startup Impilo to help telehealth providers handle the logistics of supplying patients with remote monitoring tools.

Parker Center Alumni Spotlight – Fahim Razzaque MBA ’08

April 22, 2022

Razzaque serves as Managing Director of Research at Fidelity Investments, where he has worked since obtaining his MBA from Johnson in 2008.


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program

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Johnson’s graduate programs prepare students for leadership across industries, allowing them to achieve their ambitions with business education that emphasizes collaborative and practice-based learning.


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Student
VOICES

Perspectives authored by Johnson students


Our students tell Johnson’s story the best. Read about coursework, co-curricular activities, international travel, internships, and more from our residential MBA, executive MBA, and MPS in Management students.

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Residential MBA

Park Perspectives: Why sometimes it’s better to listen first

November 30, 2021

Valerie Hanke, Two-Year MBA '23, dives deeper into the leadership skill of compassion and how it relates to active listening.

Mama Said Hand Pies empowers creative passion by adopting a business mindset

November 19, 2021

Big Red Microenterprise coaches Benjamin Goulet and Devashish Sharma helped Mama Said Hand Pies transition from a farmer’s market stall to a shopfront.

Dreams and aspirations of becoming a global sustainability advisor

October 15, 2021

Johnson’s Social Impact Internship Fund enabled Duncan Lee, MBA '22, to showcase his business and sustainability capability to AccountAbility.

Read more posts by MBAs in Johnson’s Two-Year, One-Year, and Johnson Cornell Tech programs

MBA Voices


Executive MBA

EMBA case competition: A winner’s perspective on innovation and new venture creation

May 14, 2021

A Q&A with Linda Alvarez, MD, Cornell Executive MBA Metro NY class of 2021, CEO and co-founder of new sports nutrition venture Levelle

Student Voices: Meet Osman Ghafoor, Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022

January 25, 2021

An IT manager who leads an offshore team of developers—learn why Osman Ghafoor joined the Executive MBA Americas Class of 2022.

Student Voices: Meet Daniel Johnson, Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022

January 15, 2021

Learn why Daniel Johnson, a private equity principal focused on African markets, joined the Executive MBA Metro NY Class of 2022.

Read more posts by executive MBAs in the Executive MBA Americas, Executive MBA Metro NY, and Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership programs

EMBA Voices


MPS in Management

Spring trek combines Asian culture, real estate, and infrastructure

June 30, 2020

Emile Schachter, MPS-RE ’20 (Baker), reflects on Asian culture, economics, and the real estate market after his trek to Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.

Women in Investing Conference draws top MBA students and industry leaders

December 16, 2019

Networking, stock-pitching, panels, and more were on the program at the Parker Center’s 10th annual MBA Women in Investing Conference.

Interdisciplinary work is the new frontier, and Cornell is leading the way

May 14, 2019

As part of the practicum he participated in, Angus J. McKenzie, MPS ’19, provided services to low-income taxpayers from diverse communities.

Read more posts by students in Johnson’s MPS in Management and MPS in Management – Accounting Specialization programs

MPS Voices


Faculty &
Research

Johnson’s faculty are mentors, teachers, and thought leaders


Johnson’s faculty are sought-after experts in areas such as consulting, entrepreneurship, management, and sustainability, and emerging markets. Our centers and institutes act as hubs for teaching and researching the future of business around the world.

ALL FACULTY STORIES

Leave your comfort zone to achieve motivation and growth

April 13, 2022

Developing a skill such as public speaking can be uncomfortable, but new research shows that instead of avoiding discomfort, seeking it out can actually result in better motivation.

Can combining finances lead to long-lasting love?

March 24, 2022

A new study shows that it pays to pool finances if you’re seeking a higher level of satisfaction, harmony, and commitment in serious relationships.

Ideology impacts who seeks federal benefits

March 15, 2022

New research finds low-income conservatives are just as likely as liberals to accept federal assistance, so long as there’s a work requirement.


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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business


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The Nolan School’s Hotelies Show Up and Give Back

May 12, 2022

Hotelies Give Back returned to campus last month, highlighting the role of service in hospitality and beyond for Cornell Nolan School students.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Hotel Indices: First Quarter 2022 Beware the Ides of March

May 3, 2022

Hotels in gateway and non-gateway cities continue to post positive performance, but hotels in non-gateway cities are experiencing greater gains, according to research from Professor Crocker H. Liu and coauthors.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Creating Stability in an Ever-changing Social Environment

May 2, 2022

Businesses delivering products and services that help people feel connected to the world and that promote a sense of groundedness may have an advantage over competitors.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

App connecting driveways with beachgoers wins hospitality business contest

May 2, 2022

Barge-deck restaurants and robotics startup for cooking kitchens among pitches presented during the 12th Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Cornell Nolan School to Commemorate 100th Anniversary

April 26, 2022

A yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary kicked off at the 97th annual Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC).

Nolan School BusinessFeed

13th Annual Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition Challenges Global Teams

April 20, 2022

13 teams from universities across the globe competed in the 13th Annual Cornell Real Estate Case (CIREC) Competition hosted by CREF