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Intern Alexandra Michael '23 Experiences Plaintiff Side Mediation at Wigdor LLP

Alexandra Michael ’23 describes her internship with the Wigdor LLP, a plaintiff side employment law firm located in Manhattan.
A screenclip from Alexandra's video discussing her internship.
Intern Alexandra Michael '23 Experiences Plaintiff Side Mediation at Wigdor LLP

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Hosts Fascinating Educational Events

SCRC Director of Education Edgar O'Connell '23 recounts the guest speaker and simulation events the club hosted in the 2021-22 academic year.
SCRC Director of Education Edgar O'Connell
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Hosts Fascinating Educational Events

Senior Spotlight: Caleb Harden

Watch Senior Caleb Harden '22 reflect on his experiences with the Scheinman Institute, including learning about arbitration in a class taught by Marty Scheinman as well as learning about mediation from the Institute's Hopi and Navajo program.
Caleb Harden reflecting on his experiences in the Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club.
Senior Spotlight: Caleb Harden

SCRC Senior Spotlight: Diana Nerangis

After serving as the Treasure of the Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club for three years, senior Diana Nerangis '22 shares her most meaningful experiences with the club.
Diana Nerangis describing her experiences in the Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club.
SCRC Senior Spotlight: Diana Nerangis

Intern Grace Choi Learned About Employment Discrimination at the EEOC

Watch Grace Choi '22 describe her internship with the Washington D.C. branch of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Image of Intern Grace Choi
Intern Grace Choi Learned About Employment Discrimination at the EEOC

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club President Patrick Mehler '23 Wins Big on Wheel of Fortune

SCRC President Patrick Mehler recounts his experience on Wheel of Fortune.
Patrick Mehler standing in front of the wheel on Wheel of Fortune.
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club President Patrick Mehler '23 Wins Big on Wheel of Fortune

Ever wonder how internal investigations work?

Hannah Young '23 describes her internship working in employment law and internal investigations.
Hannah Young '23 on a white background discussing her internship experience.
Ever wonder how internal investigations work?

Student Spotlight: Max Jaffe ’23

Hear From Max Jaffe, a student in Professor Harry Katz's Baseball Salary Arbitration course.
Max Jaffe
Student Spotlight: Max Jaffe ’23

Intern Diana Nerangis Learned To Fight Discrimination at the EEOC

Watch Diana Nerangis ’22 describe her internship with the New York City branch of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Diana Nerangis
Intern Diana Nerangis Learned To Fight Discrimination at the EEOC

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Engages in Simulated Negotiation

Watch Naveen Sharma ‘24 and Ty Lisi ‘24 describe of the Conflict Resolution Club describe their used car 'negotiation' .
Naveen Sharma and Ty Lisi
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Engages in Simulated Negotiation

Scheinman/ILR Student Sworn In To Serve on Ithaca Common Council

Patrick Mehler ’23 was sworn in Oct. 6 , 2021 to fill a vacant seat on Ithaca's Common Council.
Patrick J. Mehler
Scheinman/ILR Student Sworn In To Serve on Ithaca Common Council

Scheinman Campus Mediation Program Teaches Students Creative Conflict Resolution

Following years of revisions and summer implementation of the new Student Code of Conduct, conflict resolution will potentially give a greater voice to students in the Campus Mediation Program. Now explicitly outlined in the code, mediation could take greater prominence in resolving campus disputes.
Four people having a conversation at a desk
Scheinman Campus Mediation Program Teaches Students Creative Conflict Resolution

Intern Brandon Lee Learned About the Importance of Fighting for Workers’ Rights

Watch Brandon Lee ’23 describe his internship with the United Federation of Teachers.
Brandon Lee
Intern Brandon Lee Learned About the Importance of Fighting for Workers’ Rights

Intern Althea Brennan Learned Real-World Skills at the NLRB

Watch Althea Brennan ’23 describe her work as a field intern with the Chicago National Labor Relations Board Regional Office.
Althea Brennan
Intern Althea Brennan Learned Real-World Skills at the NLRB

Hannah Young ‘23: What I Learned as a Research Assistant in Employment Law and Internal Investigations

Hanna Young describes her experience as a research assistant in employment law and internal investigations.
Hannah Young
Hannah Young ‘23: What I Learned as a Research Assistant in Employment Law and Internal Investigations

Conflict Resolution Club Embraces Being Back in Person

SCRC students share what it's like being back to engaging in activities on Cornell's campus.
SCRC students engage in a mediation simulation.
Conflict Resolution Club Embraces Being Back in Person

Student Opportunities at the Scheinman Institute

The Scheinman Institute offers students a number of ways to learn about the field of conflict resolution by combining education, real-world skills, innovative learning experiences, and networking with professionals. See how we do it.
The Scheinman Institute
Student Opportunities at the Scheinman Institute

Student Research: Removing Hate and Amending Harms

Patrick J. Mehler discusses student mediation as a potential pathway to restorative justice.
Patrick J. Mehler
Student Research: Removing Hate and Amending Harms

Student Research: Niamh O’Connor ‘23 Investigates New York State Police Reform

ILR undergraduate Niamh O’Connor has recently worked with the Scheinman Institute’s Dan McCray, Director, Labor Relations, to investigate Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order 203.
Logo that reads "Executive Order 203 Reform Plans"
Student Research: Niamh O’Connor ‘23 Investigates New York State Police Reform

Student Research: Comparing Navajo Peacemaking & Restorative Justice: A Discussion of the Advantages of Peacemaking for Community

Hanni Wiegand explores Navajo peacemaking and restorative justice
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Student Research: Comparing Navajo Peacemaking & Restorative Justice: A Discussion of the Advantages of Peacemaking for Community

Scheinman Senior Spotlight: Sarah Rim

Graduating senior Sarah Rim reflects on the Scheinman Institute courses, research opportunities, and student activities that have profoundly influenced her academic and professional goals.
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Scheinman Senior Spotlight: Sarah Rim

2nd Annual Mock Baseball Salary Arbitration

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.
Zoom meeting for the 2nd Annual Mock Baseball Salary Arbitration
2nd Annual 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,
Resolved Publication Fall 2020
Evaluating the Role of Arbitration in Industrial Disputes: Perspectives from the United States and India

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.
Resolved Publication Fall 2020
NYC Tenant Harassment During COVID-19

Student Research

Two students discuss their research in virtual collective bargaining and public sector unions.
student research photo
Student Research

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 Conflict Resolution Club zoom
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Learns About Diversity in the Field of Arbitration

Scheinman Institute Student Activities

Get the latest on upcoming student activities happening with the Scheinman Institute this fall.
Scheinman Student Activity
Scheinman Institute Student Activities

Student Researchers Investigate Hot Topics in Conflict Resolution

Scheinman Institute interns have spent their summer researching hot topics in conflict resolution from collective bargaining via Zoom to lack of racial diversity in arbitration.
Sarah Rim
Student Researchers Investigate Hot Topics in Conflict Resolution

Cornell Votes!

Patrick Mehler (ILR ‘23), describes how the skills he learned as a member of the Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club helped him lead change within this on-campus organization.
Cornell Votes! Every person every voice
Cornell Votes!