Through teaching, research and outreach, ILR generates and shares knowledge to solve human problems, manage and resolve conflict, establish best practices in the workplace and inform government policy.
Custodian to National Union Leader: an ILRie’s Journey
An ILR student helped establish the United Auto Workers Local 2300, which now represents Cornell building maintenance and service workers.
ILR School alumna Ellen Stutzman ’04 served as chief negotiator for the Writers Guild of America West as it won a new contract that provides pay increases, television series staffing protections, protections against Artificial Intelligence and other improvements for more than 11,000 workers.
Gary Bettman ’74, the longest-tenured commissioner in the history of the four major North American sports leagues, was honored with the Sports Business Journal's 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th annual Sports Business Awards on May 24 in New York City.
Celebration Honors Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year Barry Beck ’90
Barry Beck was honored during the Entrepreneurship at Cornell’s annual two-day Celebration conference, which also included various panels, talks and networking events, as well as eLab Demo Day and the announcement of the winners of three other competitions.
Three New Scholarships Focus on First-Generation Students
ILRie Carmen Molinos ’94 and her husband, Mark DeAngelis ’91, MPA ’92, establish three endowed undergraduate scholarship funds intended to support first-generation students in the ILR School, the Brooks School of Public Policy and the College of Human Ecology.
Mark Kreynovich ’19, who was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, and fellow Cornellian Dillon Carroll '20, who grew up in New Jersey, dropped everything to travel to Eastern Europe shortly after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.