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William Sonnenstuhl Q&A

Research findings helped students learn how to change norms around alcohol, hazing, sexual assault and mental health.
Bill Sonnenstuhl
William Sonnenstuhl Q&A

New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs

A new report released today by Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate in collaboration with the Climate Jobs NY coalition outlines a comprehensive climate jobs action plan for NYC to fight the climate crisis, make NYC safer and address racial and economic inequity by investing in a pro-worker renewable energy transition.
NYC Skyline
New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs

Yang Researching Worker Voice

A grant for an investigation of how workers in China exercise their voice on social media, and how that affects managerial practices and the authoritarian state’s decision making, has been awarded to Assistant Professor Duanyi Yang.
Duanyi Yang teaching in the classroom
Yang Researching Worker Voice

Impact of Incentives on Ethics Examined

The presence of incentives directly influences the odds that an individual will act unethically, according to research led by Associate Professor Tae Youn Park.
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Impact of Incentives on Ethics Examined

Calco, Falwell Partner with Public History Fellows

Through a new program sponsored by the Cornell Public History Initiative in partnership with the Cornell University Library, Steven Calco and Marcie Falwell of the Kheel Center worked with undergraduate fellows.
Steven Calco in the Kheel Center
Calco, Falwell Partner with Public History Fellows

Zitek, Matteson, O'Connell Win SUNY Awards

Associate Professor Emily Zitek, Associate Professor David Matteson and Graduate Recruiting and Outreach Coordinator Darrie O'Connell have been honored with State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.
Ives Hall faculty building
Zitek, Matteson, O'Connell Win SUNY Awards

2022 Migrations Awards Include Grant for Worker Institute Faculty on Central American Workers with Temporary Protective Status

The 2022 Migrations Awards include a Justice Futures Team Research Grant awarded to Patricia Campos-Medina and more for their project, “Displaced and Uprooted: Stories of Belonging, Central American TPS Workers' Defiant Struggle for their Right to Stay Home in the U.S.”
Patricia Campos Medina with TPS Worker
2022 Migrations Awards Include Grant for Worker Institute Faculty on Central American Workers with Temporary Protective Status

Global Severance Pay Program Outlined

When apparel factories shut down due to COVID-19, many workers lost their incomes. ILR’s New Conversations Project proposes a model to protect workers.
garment workers in a factory
Global Severance Pay Program Outlined

ILRie Honored for Local Community Impact

Victor Rosas ’22 is one of four students to receive the 2022 Cornell Campus-Community Leadership Award.
Joel Malina and Victor Rosas ’22
ILRie Honored for Local Community Impact

(Don’t) Take a Break

New research from the ILR School shows that students who take a break after high school are are less likely to enroll in college.
Student sitting in a classroom in Ives Hall.
(Don’t) Take a Break

Students Exploring Labor and Technology Intersection

The Digital Economy and Labor club considers intricate technology and labor issues.
DEAL Club executive board, left to right: Kassidy Slaughter ’24, Zuhair Imaduddin ’23, Ethan Abbate ’24, Michelle Wei, A&S ’24, Kiran Abraham-Aggarwal ’25
Students Exploring Labor and Technology Intersection

New Data Ethics Online Certificate Spearheaded by Liz Karns

ILR Senior Lecturer has partnered with eCornell to launch a new program giving data science practitioners tools to build ethics into every project phase and data science workplace.
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New Data Ethics Online Certificate Spearheaded by Liz Karns

“No” vote for Unionizing Second Amazon Warehouse in NYC Seen as Setback that Won’t Diminish Worker Momentum

Shift in labor-management power balance will outlast May 2 loss to the Amazon corporation, ILR experts say
“No” vote for Unionizing Second Amazon Warehouse in NYC Seen as Setback that Won’t Diminish Worker Momentum

Friedman Book Examines China’s Segregated School System

In his newest book, Eli Friedman illustrates how the Chinese government controls population in its largest cities by discriminating against rural migrants.
Friedman Book Examines China’s Segregated School System

Alumni Honored with Groat and Alpern Awards

Hundreds gathered in Manhattan to celebrate awards won by Russell Hernandez ’88 and David M. Cohen ’73 for career achievements and service to the ILR School.
Alumni Honored with Groat and Alpern Awards

Daniel James Wins Clete Daniel Award

Senior Daniel James wins 2022 Clete Daniel Award.
Daniel James Wins Clete Daniel Award

Senior Wins SUNY Award

Sherell Farmer ’22, co-founder of Cornell Students 4 Black Lives, co-executive director of the Undergraduate Labor Institute and an ILR High Road participant, received a State University of New York Chancellor’s Award.
Senior Wins SUNY Award

David M. Cohen Professorship Endowed

The new professorship will allow the ILR School to recruit and retain top faculty talent in areas of labor relations including collective bargaining, labor law, labor history and dispute resolution.
David M. Cohen Professorship Endowed

Opportunity to Expand the Pie: Katz Op-Ed

Professor Harry Katz urges labor and management to use this moment in history to go rely on collective bargaining for a win-win for both sides.
Opportunity to Expand the Pie: Katz Op-Ed

Student Research Yields Findings on Women Coaches

Eliza Sherman ’21 researched WNBA and NBA gender-based coaching barriers with guidance from Associate Professor Emily Zitek.
Student Research Yields Findings on Women Coaches

Restorative Record Project Launched

New initiative and accompanying web-based tool helps employers see beyond criminal records of applicants and into the skills applicants would bring to jobs.
Restorative Record Project Launched

Organize Locally, Urges Konvitz Lecturer

Combatting polarization begins with participating in the political process, says Basil Smikle Jr. '93
Organize Locally, Urges Konvitz Lecturer

Impact of Mindfulness on Stress, Behavior: Belot Research

Online exercises reduced perceived stress, but did not alter decision-making processes, at least when the training occurs at an adult age, researchers found.
Impact of Mindfulness on Stress, Behavior: Belot Research

Genetic Impact on Gut Microbiome Examined

Professor Martin Wells is a co-author of the cross-Cornell research paper “Collective Effects of Human Genomic Variation on Microbiome Function.”
Genetic Impact on Gut Microbiome Examined

Pre-quitting Behaviors Identified

Identifying top performers who are dropping hints they’re headed for new jobs is the first step in retaining valuable workers during this unprecedented period of resignations, Assistant Professor JR Keller and colleagues write.
Pre-quitting Behaviors Identified

ILR Announces 2022 McPherson Honors and Awards

ILR's annual McPherson Honors and Awards Celebration was held Wednesday evening at the Statler Hotel.
ILR Announces 2022 McPherson Honors and Awards

ILR and Comedy? Yes!

Two ILRies performing with Humor Us! on campus Friday explain how ILR’s curriculum encourages students to pursue anything, including comedy.
ILR and Comedy? Yes!

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