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Peer Mentor Program Advances Equality, Belonging

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Victor Rosas ’21 says connections will “change mentees’ lives forever.”
Joel Malina and Victor Rosas ’22
Peer Mentor Program Advances Equality, Belonging

Cornell Welcomes Students, Marks Milestone in Residential Life

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The move-in process has been extended from three days to five to accommodate the greater number of students, with first-year students arriving Aug. 15-17 and upper-class students moving in Aug. 18-19.
First-year students move into residence halls on north campus with the help of their families.
Cornell Welcomes Students, Marks Milestone in Residential Life

ILR Junior Named Spectrum Scholar

Two-year scholarship, mentorship awarded to Priscilla Natawidjaja ’24.
Priscilla Natawidjaja ’24
ILR Junior Named Spectrum Scholar

Making It Better

An ILRie who served as an Intergroup Dialogue Project facilitator for three years says the program helps students know they’re not alone and builds capacity for others to not feel alone.
David Moore '22
Making It Better

ILRies Named Merrill Scholars

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Three seniors – Oliver Eccleston, Daniel James II and Catherine St. Hilaire – were named Merrill Scholars by the university.
Daniel James '22 (ILR School) honoring his teacher from Phillips Academy Andover and Brigid Beachler, ILR Director of Off-Campus Credit Programs. Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, stands in the background.
ILRies Named Merrill Scholars

It’s a Wrap

ILR Class of 2022 members and their families were radiant in Barton Hall Sunday as they marked the finale of their student careers.
Lucy Li ’22, Christina Walker Robinson ’22, Julianna Gay ’22
It’s a Wrap

Pryce Wins Big Red Leadership Award

Khary Price '22 is a winner of the Ronald P. Lynch Senior Spirit Award, given to student-athletes whose leadership on and off the field model the ideals of the Big Red athletics department.
Khary Price '22
Pryce Wins Big Red Leadership Award

Senior Joins Fulbright Program

Catherine St. Hilaire ’22, selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program! Read the story.
Catherine St. Hilaire '22
Senior Joins Fulbright Program

Graduation Deferred For A Dream

A pair of ILR seniors on the Cornell men’s lacrosse team will miss graduation Saturday when they participate in the NCAA national semifinals vs. Rutgers.
Dom Doria and Luca Tria
Graduation Deferred For A Dream

ILRie Honored for Local Community Impact

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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

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

Daniel James Wins Clete Daniel Award

Senior Daniel James wins 2022 Clete Daniel Award.
Daniel James posing with the Clete Daniel medal
Daniel James Wins Clete Daniel Award

Senior Wins SUNY Award

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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.
Sherell Farmer ’21
Senior Wins SUNY Award

ILR Announces 2022 McPherson Honors and Awards

ILR's annual McPherson Honors and Awards Celebration was held Wednesday evening at the Statler Hotel.
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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.
Noah Leety ’24 and Noah Diamond ’25 perform with Humor Us!
ILR and Comedy? Yes!

Student Grants Serve Communities Near and Far

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ILRies have received Serve in Place grants that will impact communities in Ethiopia, the Navajo and Hopi nations, and upstate New York.
Edgar O’Connell ’23, Diana Nerangis ’22 and Nathan Eyasu ’25
Student Grants Serve Communities Near and Far

“Vowels Are Your Best Friends”

Patrick Mehler ’23 scored $40,000 in prize money and a trip for two to Barbados when he competed on Wheel of Fortune Monday.
Patrick Mehler '23 on Wheel of Fortune
“Vowels Are Your Best Friends”

Patrick Mehler ’23 Takes a Spin on Wheel of Fortune

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Patrick Mehler ’23, a student in the ILR School and a member of the Ithaca Common Council, will appear on Wheel of Fortune on Monday, March 21 at 7 p.m. on WSYT-TV (Fox).
Patrick Mehler '23 on Wheel of Fortune
Patrick Mehler ’23 Takes a Spin on Wheel of Fortune

ILR Senior Chosen for Global Leadership Scholarship

As a member of the newest cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, Daniel James II ’22 will study global affairs in Beijing.
Daniel James II '22 in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
ILR Senior Chosen for Global Leadership Scholarship

Kheel Center Undergraduate Award Celebrated

Bernard Kassoy cartoon highlighted in Sukhmani Kaur’s award-winning paper.
Bernard Kassoy cartoon titled “Quiet! Board at Work”
Kheel Center Undergraduate Award Celebrated

“Difficult” is a Natural Part of the Path to Success

After eight years serving in the Marine Corps Infantry, David Hernandez '23 is pursuing his degree at the ILR School.
David Hernandeaz '23
“Difficult” is a Natural Part of the Path to Success

How Being a Student is Different Than Serving

Student veteran Michael Sanchez '23 served five years in the Marine Corps as an aircraft technician prior to attending Cornell University.
Micheal Sanchez
How Being a Student is Different Than Serving

Franco ’24 Named SUNY Ambassador

An ILRie is one of 20 Educational Opportunity Program students statewide to be named a student ambassador for a new SUNY program.
Mateo Franco
Franco ’24 Named SUNY Ambassador

Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Announces Mapping and Data Analysis Internship for Social Impact

The Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab has announced a $50,000 planning grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation for Cornell undergraduates.
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Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Announces Mapping and Data Analysis Internship for Social Impact

CLASP Program Allows ILRie To Break Out of “Student Bubble”

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Anika Bajpai ’22 is gaining skills through the Community Learning and Service Partnership program that will help her as she pursues a career in public interest and international law.
Anika Bajpai ’22
CLASP Program Allows ILRie To Break Out of “Student Bubble”

Michael Sanchez '23 Earns Maribel Garcia Community Spirit Award

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The Maribel Garcia Community Spirit Award for Remarkable Contributions to the Spirit of Humanity is given each year to a Cornell student for making a remarkable, creative specific contribution to the spirit of humanity.
Michael Sanchez, a veteran of the United States Marines and ILR student, carries an American flag while on a weekly run with Team Red, White and Blue, a nonprofit veterans organization.
Michael Sanchez '23 Earns Maribel Garcia Community Spirit Award

Tested By Pandemic, ROTC Seniors Start Military Careers

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A pair of ILRies – Claire Ramirez (Army) and Aimé Freedenberg (Marines) – received commissions as officers during Cornell’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) ceremony in Bailey Hall on May 28.
Aimé Freedenberg ’21 was the Cornell ROTC's lone commission into the Marine Corps in 2021
Tested By Pandemic, ROTC Seniors Start Military Careers

Congratulations, Class of 2021

A tribute to the 2021 graduating class of Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
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Congratulations, Class of 2021

An “Even Sweeter” Graduation

At Schoellkopf Field, 309 ILR degree candidates were celebrated. For many, it was a moment of quiet joy.
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An “Even Sweeter” Graduation

ILRie Named Student-Elected Trustee

Selam Woldai ’23 will serve as Cornell’s next undergraduate student trustee.
Selam Woldai ’23
ILRie Named Student-Elected Trustee

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