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Our flexible, interdisciplinary major lets students pursue a wide range of academic interests and careers.

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Study the workplace comprehensively with the world's highest concentration of workplace faculty.

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Professional Education

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We Asked ILRies:
How will ILR
Impact the Future?

Read What They Say
Colin Benedict ’21
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Read the Winter 2020 Issue
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Work and the Coronavirus Hub
Providing resources and analysis to understand how COVID-19 affects work, labor and employment.
Work and the Coronavirus Hub
Work and the Coronavirus Hub

“My time at the ILR School helped me understand both labor and management perspectives, which has proven to be a solid foundation for my career.”

– Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball

Faculty Spotlight

Verónica Martínez-Matsuda

Faculty Member

Martínez-Matsuda’s research explores the history of migrant farmworkers in America

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Verónica Martínez-Matsuda
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ILRies Change
the Future of Work.

Learn about ILR's impact
Learn about ILR's impact
Catherwood Library

The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the most comprehensive resource on labor and employment in North America, offering expert research support through reference services, instruction, online guides and access to premier collections.

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ILR in the News

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New Conversations Project Releases Social Dialogue Report

A year-long mapping exercise, utilizing COVID-19 as a “stress test,” has resulted in 10 country-specific reports on the state of worker organizing, bargaining and social dialogue in garment-producing nations.
Garment workers in an Indonesian factory

What’s Ahead for Teachers?

A year after COVID-19 disrupted education, Dean Alex Colvin and Randi Weingarten ’80 will discuss the future of K-12 teaching.
A female teacher wearing a mask puts hand sanitizer on a student

Groshen, Nagaraja Among ‘Racism in America’ Webinar Panel

In the upcoming College of Arts and Sciences’ webinar, “Racism in America,” Erica Groshen, ILR economics adviser, and Tejasvi Nagaraja, assistant professor, will join panelists to discuss how racism shapes economic policies, and how economic policies shape inequality in America.
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ILR Review Special Issue Set for May

The May issue of the ILR School’s peer-reviewed journal explores new theories that help us understand economic and social changes that affect employment relations.
The cover of the ILR Review

Campus Life

A view of student life at Cornell University's ILR School in Ithaca, NY.

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Today we will be highlighting Shaina Zargari! Swipe right to hear more about her experience!

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Stepping out of Ives Hall? Be sure to see the Cherry Blossom flowers around campus! 🌸 🌞

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Congratulations Transfer student applicants and welcome to the ILR School! We are so excited to welcome you to the ILR family. Swipe to hear @ilrsga Transfer Rep, Ariel Zbeda ‘23, welcome you to Cornell! 🥳🤩

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Today we will be highlighting Yu An Chen! Swipe right to learn more about her experience!

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Via @bodypositivecornell a list of mental health resources on campus including crisis numbers, student orgs, identity centers on campus, and Cornell Health initiatives as reference for your support. #cornell #ilrschool #mentalhealth #wellness

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Tune in for an awesome Student Takeover with current student, Alexa Cooper! Alexa Cooper is a freshman in the ILR school from Melville, New York. She is interested in business, law, and human resources. Alexa is involved on campus as Freshman Representative of ILR Student Government Association…

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