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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.


Millman, Bickerman Win Top Awards

Two Class of 1978 graduates are being honored by the ILR School.
2021 Groat & Alpern Awards

Alum Earns Labor and Employment Law Award

Known internationally as a scholar in the field of comparative labor and employment law, Susan Bisom-Rapp is associate dean and professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Susan Bisom-Rapp presented the 2019 Paul Steven Miller Memorial Award

Labor Leader Drives National Impact

Al Davidoff ’80 was working as a custodian on campus his freshman year when his interest in worker rights was ignited. He saw that workers weren’t being paid a livable wage, and has gone on to become a leading figure in the American labor movement.

Al Davidoff ’80 teaching

Leap of Courage Impacts Families

Daria Moldavskaya '12 is co-founder of ReverCare, developed to help caregivers access resources for their elderly loved ones at home. The ILR curriculum inspired a business model of employers offering ReverCare services as an employee benefit.

Darya Moldavskaya '12

Ticket to Success

A 2015 graduate of ILR’s Master of Professional Studies program, Nicole Smart puts Actor’s Equity diversity values into action.

Nicole Smart

Disrupting Status Quo in Business

Barry Beck ’90, co-founder and COO of Bluemercury, Inc., led the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit and said that converging diverse voices leads to greater discovery and business growth.

Barry Beck '90 led the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit

Enriching Entreprenurial Paths

Beck Fellows Program supports student entrepreneurs

Barry and Marla Beck

National Arbitration Trailblazer

Pioneering women inspired acclaimed mediator and arbitrator

Joan Parker ’70, M.S. ’73, Ph.D. ’74, Groat Award Winner

Business Powerhouse

Glenn August ’82, CEO of a leading investment firm, identified Cornell as his “dream school” when he was a sixth grader and says, almost 40 years later, that ILR was a great fit. “I couldn’t have asked for more.”

Glenn August '82 -  Halftime of a Brilliant Career

Winners Share Personal Stories

Hundreds attend ILR School's signature event

Groat and Alpern Award Winners

Workplace Issue Examined at Women’s Caucus Event

Alumnae, faculty and students discuss sexual harassment

ILR's Women's Caucus event

Towards A More Equal Workplace: #WhatNext?

ILR Women’s Caucus summit to focus on workplace sexual misconduct

Long Island Victory

Alum captures seat to become youngest Nassau County legislator

Josh Lafazan '16

Bigler Induction

College of Labor and Employment Lawyers ceremony on Saturday

Labor and Employment Law Program Director Esta R. Bigler ’70

“You Can Succeed at Anything”

Alum tracks career to sports industry’s business side

Cornell is featured on a bulletin board in O'Donoghue's office

Equal Pay, for Equal Work?

Align job titles with work performed, alum says

Equal Pay

A Special Place in His Heart

Alum describes career across sectors

Ken Sunshine ’70

Legacy of Leadership

Generations of alums gathering for sports summit

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman '74 and Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred '80

Staying Involved

Building Consensus

ILR training helps Estabrook grow family enterprise

Anne Evans Estabrook '65, MBA '66

Legacy of Generosity

Family commemorates 1964 alum

Ruth Strudler and Keith Strudler A&S '92

Alum Reaches Out to Families

Raymond '60 helps fellows Californians through philanthropy

Jack Raymond '60

Bigler Elected

Induction to College of Labor and Employment Lawyers on Nov. 11

Labor and Employment Law Program Director Esta R. Bigler '70

Alum Circles Back

Hernandez ’88 connects students with opportunities

Hernandez Family

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Gender imbalance, culture and rights discussed at Women’s Council event

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

ILR Perspective

Alum says education complements his political work

Josh Lafazan ’16

Kohns Give Back

Couple supports community agency and ILR student international studies

Martha Obler Kohn and Jeff Kohn

Connecting People with Jobs

Cornell alum, staff, students team with community members to build software

David Brewer, Yang-Tan Institute extension associate

Message from Dean Kevin Hallock

Our commitment to the state is part of our DNA, and our presence in New York City is fundamental to our mission.

Photo: Kevin Hallock in Grand Central Station

Student, Faculty Awards

Scholarship, leadership and service recognized