Centers & Institutes

Exciting things are happening within our centers, institutes, and special program initiatives. Here’s a collection of recent stories and updates.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Former Colombian President Tells Grads to Tackle ‘Liberty Deficit’

Iván Duque, president of Colombia 2018-22, spoke at the Emerging Markets Institute fellows graduation ceremony May 24 in Sage Hall.


Seminar: China after the 19th Party Congress: Political and Economic Development — Cornell Institute for China Economic Research

Speaker: Dr. Anthony Neoh, a leading member of the Hong Kong Bar and previously a senior public servant in Hong Kong and Beijing, will speak on the importance of future Chinese […]

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Dyson BusinessFeed

New Initiative Tackles Pressing Global Development Issues

The Collaboration for International Development Economics Research (CIDER) is a new Cornell University initiative hosted by the SC Johnson College of Business.

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.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Beyond the Present: A Journey to Identify Future Risks Imperiling Humanity

Marcus Lee, MBA ’24, describes his internship at Quantum Risk Analytics, a nonprofit that aims to steer humanity away from unseen perils.

CREC student group poses near Related Companies welcome desk for picture in NYC
Nolan BusinessFeed

Cornell Real Estate Club Visits Alumni and Professionals in New York

CREF sponsored a two-day trip to New York City allowing CREC members to network with professionals.

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Nolan BusinessFeed

Hotelie’s Brown Butter Startup Wins Hospitality Business Plan Competition

Jonah Gershon ’24 won the $50,000 first-place prize for spekld, his startup to produce brown butter, at the Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

SC Johnson College of Business Offers New Climate Finance Course

Visiting Assistant Professor Alissa M. Kleinnijenhuis created a Climate Finance course for the SC Johnson College of Business

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Nolan BusinessFeed

The Future of Restaurants

Thirty restaurant industry professionals and Cornell University academics gather to discuss the future of technology in restaurants.