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Panel on business leadership Sept. 16

The Berry Center for Economics, Business and Public Policy will host a panel on business leadership featuring four local business leaders on at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16. in Hedges Conference Room in the Thomas Commons. The event is free and open to the public.


Two student groups win funding from UI startup accelerator

Two groups of Cornell College students were accepted into the the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Student Accelerator program for the summer.


Zhang lands risk management position with multinational company

Ji “Max” Zhang, an economics and business major, secured a position at AEGON, doing risk management.


The Urgency of Narrative with Nathan Schneider

Literary journalist Nathan Schneider discussed the importance of storytelling in our encounter with the world and world-tested advice about how to survive as a young writer on April 25.


Course travels to China to study economic growth

Todd Knoop’s macroeconomics seminar studied China’s rapid growth during a block-long tour of the country in December. Tiffany Monreal ’14 captured her impressions of the experience through a photo essay.


Reading Group: “Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?”

Join in the discussion of William Poundstone’s book “Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?” Monday, Feb. 10, 5-7 p.m. in Thomas Commons. The book is on reserve on the library. The Berry Center will purchase books for participants.


Students become CEOs for a block

During Block 2, students in Financial Accounting became CEOs, running their own companies in an online business simulation competition sponsored by the Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy.


Berry Center celebrates 99th birthday of Leo Beranek ’36

Cornell College’s Berry Center for Economics, Business, and Public Policy has posted a video and created an exhibit in the Russell D. Cole Library to celebrate the 99th birthday of Leo Beranek ’36.


Nobel Prize winner on campus Nov. 7

Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary Becker will speak at Cornell College on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. His talk is titled “The Worldwide Boom in Higher Education and Why the United States is Falling Behind.”


Uruguayan internship leads to corporate leadership program

Diego Verdugo was one of only three students chosen for Principal Financial Group’s prestigious Leadership Development Program in 2012. A two-month internship with Southern Cone Group in Uruguay helped his application.


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