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Randi Weingarten '80 is keynote speaker at Union Days

Randi Weingarten '80, leader of 1.5 million members of the American Federation of Teachers, speaks on campus April 12 as part of the ILR School's Union Days. (April 11, 2012)

Matthiessen to address big oil, climate change refugees

Author Peter Matthiessen will present the 2012 Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture on 'Big Oil and Our First Climate Change Refugees,' April 23 at 4:30 p.m. in Statler Auditorium. (April 10, 2012)

Farmers into fungi can reap forest rewards

Agroforestry experts are encouraging farmers to get into fungi, particularly shiitake and lion's mane mushrooms. Camp Mushroom at the Arnot Teaching and Research Forest, April 13-14, will show them how.

'PULSE' throbs with entrepreneurial activity

PULSE, a showcase of student-run startups, was held April 7 in Sage Atrium. After that event, students were invited to the grand opening of PopShop, a co-working space at 206B Dryden Road. (April 9, 2012)

Combat makes for gun-shy investors, study says

A study finds that veterans who have experienced battle choose less risky - and therefore less profitable - investments than peers who have no combat experience. (April 9, 2012)

Obesity accounts for 21 percent of U.S. health care costs

The research uses new methods to make a stronger case for government intervention to prevent obesity, says lead author John Cawley, professor of policy analysis and management and of economics. (April 4, 2012)

Gap Inc.'s Eva Sage-Gavin '80 receives ILR's Groat Award

Eva Sage-Gavin '80, chief HR executive for the 132,000-employee international retailer Gap Inc., received the ILR School's Groat Award March 29. (April 4, 2012)

Dolgin '81 wins ILR's Alpern Award

Television sports executive Tracy Dolgin '81 received the ILR School's Alpern Award for his success outside the field of industrial and labor relations. (April 4, 2012)

Speaker says to keep pressure on Fair Labor Association

A corporate sustainability advocate speaking on campus urged students to keep pressure on a Cornell-affiliated watchdog group that investigates labor abuses. (April 4, 2012)