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Nolan BusinessFeed

CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING: Addressing current issues with innovative solutions

The Center for Real Estate and Finance brought together leaders in development, preservation, financing, and policy within affordable housing in a dynamic exchange of ideas about modern-day challenges and solutions.

A person reaches for a package of frozen meat at the farmers market.
Dyson BusinessFeed

Scanner data can help NYS farmers boost market sales

Researchers partnered with NYS livestock farmers using point-of-sale technology, then analyzed their market transactions and uncovered insights that could increase farmers’ profits.

A young child in a field holding fresh carrots
Dyson BusinessFeed

Farm-to-School Food Program a Net Positive, Study Finds

Farm-to-school programs, which bring healthy foods to children and support rural economic development, actually work from an economic perspective in at least one upstate New York school district, according to new Cornell research.

A young man and older woman looking at a new heat pump installed next to a house, with the house porch and railing in the background.
Dyson BusinessFeed

Undergrad Helps Ithaca Landlords, Tenants Switch to Clean Energy

Kristinko Mato ’24 is working to install efficient heat pumps in units rented by low- and moderate-income tenants, reducing costs and emissions.

photo of a young man on a ladder painting a house.
Dyson BusinessFeed

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Helps Farmworkers Access Tax Justice

A partnership between the Law School and the Dyson School, the practicum helps undocumented workers and others resolve their tax complications.

Evening photo of Lake George and buildings on the waterfront with blue sky and a few high clouds in the background.
Nolan BusinessFeed

Small Hotels in Lake George Flourish with Novel Hybrid Approach

Advertising on Airbnb as well as traditional hotel channels creates a new path to year-round rental success for small hotels in Lake George, NY.

Four students and the owner of Treleaven winery stand in front of wooden wine barrels.
Dyson BusinessFeed

Students hope to help NYS wine industry reuse bottles

Students at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business are working on a solution to a significant sustainability problem facing New York state’s wine industry: how to reuse the bottles.

Molebi, JewleKrystal and Sheryl stand in front of a BaldGoddess trifold in Sage Hall's atrium.
Johnson BusinessFeed

BaldGoddess: Empowering Women in Business and Beyond

Big Red Microenterprise students worked with BaldGoddess entrepreneur JewleKrystal Fischer to enhance her business acumen and expand her enterprise.

hands holding a smart phone with a ratings app on screen and tagged 4-star and 5-star rating messages floating above it with a coffee latte on a table below.
Nolan BusinessFeed

Rating Platforms Drive Sales at Tourist-Area NYC Eateries

Ratings impact high-priced New York City restaurants that service tourists, but have less of an effect on restaurants frequented by “locals.”