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ILR School Worker Institute hopes to inform public policy and strategic innovation

The new Worker Institute of the ILR School is a forum for research and education on labor issues to promote worker rights, collective representation and policy reform across a range of industries. (Aug. 21, 2012)

Electing - rather than appointing - state court judges has drawbacks, study finds

Electing such officials as state court judges has drawbacks, compared with appointing them, finds a new study. Elected state court judges vary widely in their sentencing, the study reports. (Aug. 8, 2012)

Design students' vision to help grow European Web ventures

A concept devised this spring by Cornell students to provide a support network for budding online entrepreneurs is on its way to becoming a reality in Europe. (Aug. 6, 2012)

Study: Many genes of small effect influence economic and political attitudes

Unrelated people who are more similar genetically tend to have more similar attitudes and preferences, reports a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (May 30, 2012)

Former Twitter CTO Greg Pass joins Cornell's NYC tech campus as founding entrepreneurial officer

As founding entrepreneurial officer, Pass will be responsible for engaging with all aspects of the tech sector and helping to inform academic programs and curricula that emphasize applied innovation. (May 23, 2012)

Light for Africa wins Big Idea competition

Eight teams of Cornell undergraduates are preparing for their presentations to win this year's Big Idea competition, proposals for businesses and nonprofits. (April 11, 2012)

Alexander, an 'accidental entrepreneur,' credits Cornell for much of his success

John Alexander '74, MBA '76, 2012 Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year, reflected on his career as founder of CBORD group and philanthropy at April 19 celebration. (April 23, 2012)

Hotel School to honor Tisch family, Four Seasons CEO

The School of Hotel Administration will honor the Tisch family and Kathleen Taylor, CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, at the Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards gala in June. (April 18, 2012)

Global Scholars program to recognize international study

The ILR School's new Global Scholars program will offer students opportunities to study and intern abroad, in keeping with a new international push by President Skorton. (April 17, 2012)