Johnson BusinessFeed

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

Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator Encourages Innovation

June 9, 2022

Meet the newest cohort of the innovative students participating in the Johnson Summer Startup Accelerator, a program focused on business development.

Gift to establish Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate

June 8, 2022

A $30 million gift from Paul Rubacha ’72, MBA ’73, will create the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate, an innovative, multicollege department.

Fueling Women to Run the World

June 3, 2022

Classmates Stephanie Schrauth and Linda Alvarez, both MBA ’21, cofounded Levelle, a startup developing sports nutrition products designed for women.

$5M endowment gift supports student access

June 2, 2022

A $5 million gift from Irene Rosenfeld ’75, MS ’77, PhD ’80, and Richard Illgen will establish the Rosenfeld/Illgen Scholarship.

Fintech at Cornell hosts symposium advancing research in financial economics

June 1, 2022

The meeting brought together 80 academic participants from across the globe to help advance theoretical research in financial economics.

Nolan Gift and Challenge Funds Boost Scholarships for SC Johnson College Students

May 31, 2022

More than $66 million in scholarship funds are opening up possibilities for students across the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.


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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: It’s okay not to be okay

June 29, 2022

Be a Vulnerable Leader: Embracing Your Struggles Makes You Approachable When I first entered the remote halls of Cornell Johnson back in 2020, I found myself surrounded by so many […]

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.

Read more posts by MBAs in Johnson’s Two-Year and One-year Johnson Cornell Tech MBA 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.

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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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Nolan School BusinessFeed

100 years of Cornell Hospitality: Alumni Celebrate at Gala

June 21, 2022

Over 300 alumni of the Nolan School of Hotel Administration walked the red carpet at the 13th annual Icons and Innovators (I&I) Awards gala.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Nolan School Entrepreneurs Shape Pandemic Challenges into Business Opportunities

June 15, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged much of the hospitality sector, requiring businesses to pivot or get left behind. For some Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration (Nolan […]

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Hospitality Hiring Crisis: Legal Concerns Facing Employers

June 13, 2022

Professor Dave Sherwyn of the Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations joins two experts to discuss the latest issues in employment law.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Gift to establish Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate

June 8, 2022

A $30 million gift from Paul Rubacha ’72, MBA ’73, will create the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate, an innovative, multicollege department.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

$5M endowment gift supports student access

June 2, 2022

A $5 million gift from Irene Rosenfeld ’75, MS ’77, PhD ’80, and Richard Illgen will establish the Rosenfeld/Illgen Scholarship.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Education and Green Technology Offer Southern Tier Renewal Opportunities

June 2, 2022

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Binghamton University, and Center for International Business Advancement collaborate on green tech and jobs.