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ILR program helps people with criminal records return to workforce

Through the Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative, School of Industrial and Labor Relations legal experts are helping people with criminal records get jobs.

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

Twenty-six Cornell graduate students have won more than $42,000 in fall 2018 Research Travel Grants, which provide students up to $2,000 to conduct thesis or dissertation research.

English professor's play performed in London

The National Theatre London showcased “Magda, Jo, Isabella,” a play co-written by Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, associate professor of English, on Nov. 16.

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New book looks at the ‘grandfamily’ phenomenon

A new book by the interim dean of the College of Human Ecology looks at the 1.6 million U.S. children who live in “grandfamilies” – households in which children are being raised by their grandparents.

Discussion explores use of social impact bonds

Professor Mildred Warner discussed Social Impact Bonds with filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza, who directed a documentary on the subject, Nov. 5.

Conference discusses depth, breadth of America’s health crisis

“Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequality” brought together scholars who take innovative approaches to studying the social foundations of health inequalities.

Experts: Innovation key to growth for New York food, agriculture economy

Policymakers, industry thought leaders and experts from CALS gathered Nov. 13 at Cornell AgriTech to discuss ways to build an ecosystem of innovation in the state.

Jonah Goldberg to speak on populism and identity politics

Political analyst Jonah Goldberg will examine divisiveness in U.S. politics and discuss possible solutions in his talk, “Suicide of the West,” Nov. 29.

Cornell faculty, leadership begin to tackle grand challenges

Global Grand Challenges Symposium brought together faculty, administrators and guests to discuss challenges on which Cornell should place emphasis and resources in 2019-2020.