Nolan School BusinessFeed

News, features, and voices in hospitality from the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

Where Are They Now? Harsha L’Acqua, MMH ’14

October 3, 2022

Alumni are asked to share their journeys and recollections. Harsha L'Acqua, MMH '14 is founder and CEO of Saira Hospitality.

Meet our new faculty: Ruihao Zhu

September 29, 2022

Meet Ruihao Zhu, one of the Nolan Hotel School's newest faculty members, and learn about his area of expertise, courses he will be teaching and his interests.

Research: The State of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Hospitality industry

September 26, 2022

Cornell Nolan Hotel School Professor leads on first benchmarking DEI hospitality study

Meet Our New Faculty: Meng Qi

September 6, 2022

Meet Meng Qi, one of the newest faculty members from across the SC Johnson College of Business, and learn about her area of expertise, research focus, courses she will be teaching, and other interests.

How the Disruptive Business of Home-Sharing is Being Disrupted

August 22, 2022

Home sharing has opened up a world of opportunities for people looking to rent out their properties. Airbnb and similar companies have become a popular way for people to list […]

Climate finance takes center stage at ESG Investing Research Conference

August 4, 2022

Researchers and practitioners examined efforts to fund the abatement of biodiversity loss at the Cornell ESG Investing Research Conference.


Stories by
program

Explore stories from the Nolan School’s academic and executive education programs


Known as the world leader for teaching and researching the business of hospitality, the Nolan School prepares people-focused, tech-savvy leaders who understand that business success happens when they model the essence of hospitality.


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Student
VOICES

Perspectives authored by Cornell Nolan School students


Our students tell the Nolan School’s story the best. Read about coursework, student organizations, studying abroad, internships, and more from our undergraduate and graduate students.

ALL Student Voices

Undergraduate

Student Voices: Meet Vikas Reddy ’23

December 2, 2020

A National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar with distinction hailing from Palatine, IL—learn why Vikas Reddy ’23 joined Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

How two curious and technologically savvy SHA students forged Cornell Blockchain

September 24, 2020

SHA’s entrepreneurial bent and a fascination with Bitcoin led a pair of Hotelies to found a university-wide blockchain club for undergraduates.

SHA celebrates 2020 student award winners

June 22, 2020

The School of Hotel Administration (SHA) proudly presents its award winners and special honor recipients for the 2019–2020 academic year.

Read more posts by undergraduates in Nolan School’s Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration program

UNDERGRAD VOICES


Graduate Programs

ESTB nights, CocoCay, a chateau-turned-hotel, and all things data

May 23, 2020

The School of Hotel Administration Class of 2020 shares their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest graduates—the future of hospitality!

MMH externships give insider’s view of the hospitality industry

March 31, 2020

Two MMH students recap their winter externship experiences shadowing hospitality professionals in revenue management and hotel development.

Hotel Show NYC: Touring the breadth of the hospitality industry

February 12, 2020

The Hotel Show excursion to New York City gives MMH students a chance to visit hospitality companies and network with industry professionals.

Read more posts by students in the MMH program and the Baker Program in Real Estate

Master’s Voices


Faculty &
Research

Influencing the hospitality industry with relevant dialogue and timely, rigorous research


The Nolan School’s centers, institutes, and faculty focus directly on research that benefits the industry in areas such as real estate and finance, services management and marketing, human resources, food and beverage management, and organizational behavior.

ALL FACULTY STORIES

Meet our new faculty: Ruihao Zhu

September 29, 2022

Meet Ruihao Zhu, one of the Nolan Hotel School's newest faculty members, and learn about his area of expertise, courses he will be teaching and his interests.

Research: The State of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Hospitality industry

September 26, 2022

Cornell Nolan Hotel School Professor leads on first benchmarking DEI hospitality study

Meet Our New Faculty: Meng Qi

September 6, 2022

Meet Meng Qi, one of the newest faculty members from across the SC Johnson College of Business, and learn about her area of expertise, research focus, courses she will be teaching, and other interests.


More Across the
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business


Johnson BusinessFeed

Meet our new faculty: Mao Ye, PhD ’11

September 28, 2022

Meet Mao Ye, one of Johnson’s newest faculty members, and learn about his area of expertise, courses he will be teaching, and his interests.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Food and Ferments: The Growth of a Culture

September 26, 2022

Adit Desai and Beto Durón, both MBA ’23, reflect on their experience helping local fermentation company Food and Ferments with plans for expansion.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Clean Water Act turns 50: conference celebrates progress, fosters connections

September 19, 2022

Cornell Atkinson’s Social Cost of Water Pollution conference brought together academics and EPA policy-makers to collaborate for healthy water.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Meet Our New Faculty: Wendong Zhang

September 14, 2022

Meet Wendong Zhang, one of Dyson’s newest faculty members, and learn about his area of expertise, courses he will be teaching, and his interests.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Maximize Achievement and Persistence by Aligning Rewards to Recognize Milestones

September 14, 2022

Individuals are more likely to persist if they receive their first reward after completing a chunk of a task followed by a stream of small incentives.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Meet Our New Faculty: Jacqueline Rifkin

September 5, 2022

Meet Jacqueline Rifkin, one of the newest faculty members from across the SC Johnson College of Business, and learn about her area of expertise, research focus, courses she will be teaching, and other interests.