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Karyn Harrington, CQEMBA '12

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By Karyn Harrington on 1/14/2011 6:10 PM
I just came across this fun news on the Cornell University Facebook page... and, as a blogger, I wanted to do my part to help spread the info 'round the web.

 

Cornell now ranks #7 in the TrendTopper MediaBuzz Internet analysis rankings recently released by the Global Language Monitor (GLM).  According to GLM, the rankings are "...a democratic, self-generating ratings system, since it...
By Karyn Harrington on 1/12/2011 9:50 PM
It has been thirteen years since I last enjoyed the benefits of a surprise “snow day” while living in Missouri.  So, you can imagine my surprise that my next snow day would take place not in a snowy place like Ithaca… but, instead, in a city nicknamed “Hotlanta.”

This week, millions of people across the southeastern United States unexpectedly experienced several snow days, as major storms pounded...
By Karyn Harrington on 11/21/2010 6:17 PM
As a member of Generation Y -- and a student in the CQEMBA's MacroEcon and Finance classes -- I was fascinated by this article on MSNBC.com about young people and their approach to personal finances.  According to the article, Generation Yers' saving habits more closely resemble those of their grandparents than their parents.  The article suggests the reason has much to do with the recent economic situation....
By Karyn Harrington on 11/8/2010 5:27 PM
Welcome to my Johnson School Blog!  My name is Karyn and I’m a member of the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA Class of 2012.

Originally from Lake Arrowhead, California, I earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri.  Currently, I live in Atlanta, Georgia, and work in public affairs for a consumer products company. 

So, what can you expect from my blog?  I’ll share...