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ILRies Change
the Future of Work.


Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Through employment law, alumna plans to address discrimination issues to help create more inclusive workplaces.


Niyyah Barber

ILR by the Numbers

  • 1945Established
  • 93%Employed or in graduate school following graduation
  • 140+Professional programs offered each year
  • 1 in 2Fortune 500 senior HR leadership teams have ILR alumni
  • 13000+Alumni
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“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

Alice Lee

New Faculty Member

Professor Lee, new to ILR's faculty in Organizational Behavior, studies the dynamics of social influence.

ILR aculty member, Alice Lee

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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Undergraduate Research

ILR undergraduates can choose to work with faculty on original research, either on their own or as part of a group project.

Campus Life

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

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Thank you Arun Ramamurthy and Ariana Kim for tonight's "Evening of Indian and Western Classical Music". It was an amazing experience hearing you perform together! #cornell #cornellilr #music

Happy Valentines day from the ILR School! #mcgrawtower #cornellilr #cornell

Ithaca wears every season beautifully. #Winter #Cornell #ILR #Ithaca

In the spirit of Valentines Day, ILR is giving students the opportunity to share what they love about themselves or ILR. Make sure you Share The Love! with your fellow peers and faculty until February 14th. Visit the locations on the flyer and you might get a special treat!

Brr... Beebe Lake is looking chilly these days!

Whats this? Another snow day! Times are changing at Cornell. Be safe out there and have fun in the snow! #snowday #winter #snowmageddon