ILR at 70 Events

Watch, debate, celebrate … and eat cake
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

ILR’s 70th anniversary events planned on Nov. 5-6 are designed to bring ILR faculty, staff and students together to celebrate the school and engage the ILR and Cornell communities in discussions relating to the world of work.

Anniversary events to attend and enjoy include:
Thursday, Nov. 5

FREE Film Showing
7 p.m. – Cornell Cinema, 104 Willard Straight Hall

“The Hand That Feeds” documentary film showing
Chronicling a labor dispute involving undocumented workers at an NYC deli, hosted by Professors Jefferson Cowie & Veronica Martinez-Matsuda.

Friday, Nov. 6

ILR at 70 Celebration event details

9:00 a.m. ILR Campus Buildings
Scavenger Hunt

Win prizes! Individuals search the ILR campus in Ithaca to find items, noting their specific locations on activity forms.

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Ives Hall, Room 105
ILR Trivia Contest … with PIZZA

Join us for ILR and Cornell trivia where ILR students, staff and faculty teams go head-to-head, testing their knowledge about the school and Cornell.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ives Hall, Room 105
Debate and Cake

“Is work-life balance a myth?” Come for the debate, stay for the cake. Open to the public, this audience-engaging discussion is sure to be lively.

Share your ILR story – reflect on a favorite professor, a class you enjoyed, a classmate who became a lifelong friend, a happy memory of your time on campus. Post your photo, video or written message on the ILR at 70 website. Visit