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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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"Good, Smart People"


Alum inspires students with advice from the heart

In an emotional talk with new students and their families, Dave Price '87 defused elephants in the room that burden many college newbies and their parents.

"What a cool beginning," said Ashely Rudolph, a Kinston, N. C., resident whose son transferred to ILR from the College of Charleston. "I expected to get lots of figures and formulas."

Instead, she heard a compassionate talk that lovingly confronted fear.

Featured Stories

ILR News Digest

Professor Ronald Ehrenberg discussed higher education issues on Minnesota Public Radio.  Read more.

Interviews and Research Highlights

Peter Bamberger

Adjusting to Retirement

Alcohol use patterns reported in book by Smithers Institute researchers.

ILR in the News

Lois Gray, 8/20/14
"Metropolitan Opera Contracts Give Unions a Voice in Decisions"
The Wall Street Journal

Francine Blau, 8/18/14
"Among the Poor, Women Feel Inequality More Deeply"
New York Times

Ron Seeber, 8/12/14
"Market Basket a rare case in labor world"
The Boston Globe

Linda Barrington, 8/4/14
"Growing trend of companies revealing salaries of every employee"
Al Jazeera America


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