economics & business

  • Summer research aims to answer questions about medical misdiagnoses

    Jun 7, 2016

    Cornell College’s Jordan Wolfe ’17 and Professor of Business Aaron Miller are using data to find answers to questions about medical misdiagnoses. Throughout the summer they’ll search for patterns in hospital data to identify when doctors misdiagnose people. The end goal of the research is to eventually create a system that recommends when doctors might be missing something. […]

  • Solving real-time business cases

    Mar 23, 2016

    There are many reasons to like One Course At A Time. For Santhi Hejeebu, associate professor of economics and business, being able stretch her students out of their comfort zones is one of them.

  • Knoop’s book chosen as outstanding academic title

    Dec 22, 2015

    A book by Cornell College economics and business professor Todd Knoop has been named one of the outstanding academic titles of 2015.

  • Hoang mixing economics and social justice in Ph.D. program

    Jun 11, 2015

    Trang Hoang is going to Vanderbilt University to pursue a Ph.D. in economics.

  • FDIC internship leads to job for Simkins

    Jun 11, 2015

    Just before Rick Simkins returned to Cornell College for his senior year, he got the news that many of his fellow seniors would have wished for:he’d been offered a position with the FDIC, where he’d spent the summer as an intern.

  • Feliz hopes to mix international business and law

    Jun 11, 2015

    Ray Feliz, an economics and business major, will attend law school at the University of Wisconsin in the fall.

  • Finance, math, lead Do to actuarial science professional program

    Jun 11, 2015

    Viet Do will combine combine the two things he’s most interested in, applied mathematics and finance, as an actuarial student in the Transamerica professional program.

  • Economist, ACA critic speaking April 2

    Mar 16, 2015

    Casey Mulligan, who the Wall Street Journal has called “the economist who exposed Obamacare,” will speak at Cornell College on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Professor examines the causes of financial crises

    Feb 19, 2015

    Todd Knoop, an economics and business professor at Cornell College, has written his fourth textbook, “Business Cycle Economics: Understanding Recessions and Depressions from Boom to Bust.”

  • Panel on business leadership Sept. 16

    Sep 11, 2014

    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

    May 23, 2014

    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.

  • Monreal earns Fulbright to South Korea

    May 16, 2014

    Tiffany Monreal ’14 will teach English in South Korea as part of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program. She is the ninth Cornellian in nine years to earn a Fulbright.

  • Zhang lands risk management position with multinational company

    May 12, 2014

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

  • Bloomberg Aptitude Test

    May 5, 2014

    Bloomberg hosted the Bloomberg Aptitude Test at Cornell College free of charge on April 3. The Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) connects students with 25K+ financial recruiters worldwide.

  • Course travels to China to study economic growth

    Feb 17, 2014

    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.