Inside The Hotel School
Alumni Newsletter
October 2017
An update from Dean Kate Walsh
It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through the fall semester, and what a semester it is turning out to be.
School of Hotel Administration ranked No. 1 in the world by CEOWORLD magazine
The ranking was based on six major indicators of quality and reputation: global influence, recruiter feedback, job placement rate, admission eligibility, specialization, and academic reputation. 
2017 Outstanding MMH Alumna of the Year announced
The MMH award committee has named Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97 as the 2017 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumna of the Year.
Five alumnae make Hotel Management's "30 Influential Women in Hospitality" list
Learn what these incredible women are doing for the industry.
Students from across Cornell work together on hospitality hackathon
115 students from many Cornell schools and colleges recently competed in a hackathon focused on the luxury hotel sector.
Drew Nieporent may be the last old-school restaurateur standing
At a time when chefs get all the attention, the owner of Nobu Restaurants and Bâtard is still the genial host and public face of his restaurants. Read all about alumnus Drew Nieporent '77 in this New York Times profile.
Student entrepreneur Rob Karp is miles ahead
He was all of 14 when he turned his passion for airlines and his prowess for numbers into a travel consulting company.
Hotels thrive even in the age of Airbnb
Industry representatives and academics discussed opportunities in the era of disruption at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit on October 6.
The Statler Hotel receives Silver GreenLeaders Award
TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program helps travelers around the world plan greener trips by highlighting hotels and bed and breakfasts engaging in environmentally friendly practices.
US News ranks the Dyson School No. 7
The undergraduate business program moved up two spots to number 7. Meanwhile, Cornell University ranked number 14, advancing one spot from last year.
The Johnson School congratulates Richard Thaler on Nobel Prize win in economics
Thaler worked at Cornell between 1978 and 1995, serving as the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management at the Johnson School and founder of the Cornell University Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research.
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