ILR/Scheinman Institute Announce New Master’s Program in Conflict Resolution
Starting this fall, the ILR School is offering a new Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Conflict Resolution. The MPS in Conflict Resolution, Ithaca Campus, draws upon the strengths of Cornell’s Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution.
ILR/Scheinman Institute Offers Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Conflict Resolution
The ILR School/Scheinman Institute is pleased to announce a one-year postdoctoral fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year.
ILR Students Learn Dispute Resolution Used by Hopi and Navajo Nations
A new course explores indigenous Native American dispute resolution processes.
Campus Mediation Practicum Revamped Virtually
Campus Mediation Practicum goes online revamping both courses and student mediations.
Dietetic Interns Seek Success Through Conflict Management
Director of Conflict Programs, Katrina Nobles, discusses why there has been an increase in the popularity of the dietetic intern conflict resolution workshop, and why that trend is likely to continue.
Diversity and Inclusion Workshops in High Demand
To meet the needs of of a changing societal and workplace landscape, the Institute's diversity and inclusion workshops are extremely popular.
On April 1st, members of the ILR Sports Business Society (SBS) and the Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club (SCRC) squared off in a Mock Baseball Salary Arbitration.
Evaluating the Role of Arbitration in Industrial Disputes: Perspectives from the United States and India
While many may think of labor strikes as features of a more tumultuous American, and global, past, they persist into and dominate our most recent memories. Most laborers, regardless of where or in which field they worked, recall the GE strike of 2019,
NYC Tenant Harassment During COVID-19
For some New York City residents, COVID-19 has caused immense financial strain that has impacted their ability to make rent each month; both residential and commercial tenants are finding themselves in this position.
Two students discuss their research in virtual collective bargaining and public sector unions.
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Learns About Diversity in the Field of Arbitration
The Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club hosts an event featuring two student researchers focused on issues of diversity in the field of conflict resolution.
Scheinman Institute Student Activities
Get the latest on upcoming student activities happening with the Scheinman Institute this fall.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution Employment’s Labor ADR Hub recently hosted a virtual panel of dynamic women who are neutrals and advocates entitled, “We Make Herstory.”
Panel Examines Unionization In Big Tech
ILR Dean Alex Colvin recently moderated an important and timely webinar, “Unionization In Big Tech: Why Now”.
Patient Centered Collective Bargaining (Part One)
John August, Healthcare and Partner Programs Director,
analyzes patient centered collective bargaining.
Teaching Essential Negotiation Skills
The Scheinman Institute's work with the American Federation of Teachers has helped the AFT develop confident and effective leadership who have a comprehensive understanding of collective bargaining as a tool for positive change.
Scheinman Panel Addresses Workplace Safety Issues During The Pandemic
The Scheinman Institute, in association with eCornell, hosted an informative and timely virtual discussion of workplace safety and related issues in the pandemic.
Beyond Resilience… How Collective Bargaining Creates Conditions For A Sustainable Positive Work Environment
Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs John August explores strategies that organizations can use to foster a positive work environment post pandemic.
Scheinman Institute Advisory Board Spotlight: Cheryl Teare
“I truly believe that one of the biggest areas of conflict is in fact, agreement. The alignment of goals, ideas and actions that is invisible to the parties but that a third party can help discern and reveal.”
Scheinman Institute Advisory Board Spotlight: Douglas Wigdor
Douglas Wigdor is one of the country's leading plaintiff attorneys, specializing in employment discrimination.
Resolving Conflict: Douglas Wigdor
Noted attorney Douglas Wigdor discusses his representation of the victims in the Harvey Weinstein case.
Scheinman Advisory Board Spotlight: John Bickerman
John Bickerman’s expertise includes testifying in front of a joint congressional committee regarding the settlement of multi-billion claims brought by American Indians over mishandling of their trust accounts.
Scheinman Advisory Board Spotlight: Richard Fincher
Richard Fincher’s expertise includes teaching ADR as a Fulbright Scholar for Vietnam at Ton Duc Thang University in Saigon.
Scheinman Advisory Board Spotlight: Jay Waks
The Institute’s Advisory Board is composed of leading figures in the field of conflict resolution, including Jay Waks.
Mac Barreca, both as a student and an alumnus, has been set on a trajectory by the Scheinman Institute. He has conducted his own research regarding the overlap in skills between mediation and crisis/hostage negotiation, and continues to pursue crisis negotiation as an end goal.
Alumni Spotlight: Shaloni Pinto
Alum Shaloni Pinto served as President of the Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club and Editor of the Institute's newsletter among many other distinctions.
Alumni Spotlight: Keith Greenberg
Scheinman Institute alum Keith Greenberg credits his studies at ILR as key to his success as an arbitrator.
Alumni Spotlight: Veronika Koziel
Alum Veronika Koziel is on the front lines of employee relations.
Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Espinosa
ILR alum Sarah Espinosa '95 discusses her educational experience with the School and Institute and her noted career as an arbitrator and mediator.
Alumni Spotlight: Xenia Dvoriantchikova
Scheinman Institute alum Xenia Dvoriantchikova, MILR 19’, discusses her time with the Institute and her work as an EEO Compliance Specialist.
Scheinman Institute Program Director Spotlight: Art Wheaton
For Program Director Art Wheaton, working with the Ford Motor Company and the UAW has been very rewarding. With Harry Katz and Sally Klingel, he assisted in teaching negotiation skills with both union and management leadership – using real world bargaining examples in preparation for multi-billion dollar negotiations.
Institute Director Harry Katz provides an update for April.
Scheinman Institute Faculty Spotlight: Alice Lee
Alice Lee, Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior, has concluded that negotiations are rarely just an exchange of numbers; rather, negotiators surround their offers with explanations, accounts, and varying degrees of politeness that seek to justify, explain, and soften the potential offense of whatever terms they are proposing.
Scheinman Institute Program Director Spotlight: Susan W. Brecher
Susan W. Brecher, Director Employment Law, Employee Relations and Internal Investigations Programs at the Institute, aided the employee relations leadership at one of the largest global computer technology providers.
Scheinman Institute Faculty Spotlight: Duanyi Yang
Assistant Professor Duanyi Yang’s research indicates that almost 50% of the non-union workers would vote for a union.
Scheinman Institute Program Director Spotlight: Lisa Csencsits
Scheinman Institute Director of Human Resource Programs Lisa Csencsits aided The Seeing Eye®, an organization focused on training dogs to empower their blind human companions, to better see the needs of their employees.