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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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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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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.

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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


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

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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.


Federal laws push food safety stragglers to move forward

February 8, 2022

Strengthening federal food safety laws keep producers – and those along the supply chain – from lagging behind industry standards to protect consumers.

Frontier, Spirit merger likely to draw DOJ scrutiny

February 8, 2022

Professor Christopher Anderson says a merger could result in lower prices for travelers due to the airlines’ similar business models.

Hospitality Hackathon promotes interdisciplinary, data-driven solutions

November 24, 2021

120 students from across Cornell came together in 21 teams to model, prototype, and present their solutions to unique issues brought by the pandemic.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Johnson BusinessFeed

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.

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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.