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Cuomo taps Skorton

In Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2013 State of the State address Jan. 9, he announced that he has asked President David Skorton to become an organizing member of the Innovation NY Network. The state will provide incentives for commercialization and successful start-ups to remain in the state through the $50 million Innovation Venture Capital Fund. Support from the fund will help entrepreneurs […]

Listen up!

An Ithaca High School volunteer for Cornell’s Elephant Listening Project at the Lab of Ornithology has won first prize in a national essay contest. Michelle Jang, 16, was a winner of the Humane Education Networks’ “A Voice for Animals” essay contest. Her essay, “Road to Extinction: Confinement of Roads,” was chosen from more than 8,000 high school […]