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Yang-Tan Institute to help operate national policy center

The Yang-Tan Institute is in a partnership that has been awarded a $4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy to operate a policy development center focused on youth with disabilities.

Conversation series to foster understanding on difficult issues

The Peter ’69 and Marilyn ’69 Coors Conversation Series will provide a forum for “intellectual discourse on difficult yet timely issues facing the nation.”

Students to debate universal basic income Sept. 14 in NYC

The Cornell Speech and Debate Society will argue the pros and cons of universal basic income during a public debate, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at ILR’s New York City headquarters, 570 Lexington Ave.

Experts to discuss 2020 polling on ‘Pundits on the Line’

“Pundits on the Line: What Polls Tell Us About 2020,” an RSVP-accessible conference call hosted by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research and the Institute for Politics and Global Affairs, is scheduled for 4-5 p.m. Sept. 10.

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Einaudi Center appoints new director

The Einaudi Center for International Studies has appointed Rachel Beatty Riedl as its new director; Riedl will also join the Cornell faculty as the John S. Knight Professor of International Studies in the Department of Government.

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Weslock, Beck are ILR’s 2020 Groat, Alpern award winners

The ILR School’s Groat and Alpern award winners, Kathleen Weslock, M.S. ’83 and Barry Beck ’90, will be honored during a celebration event April 23, 2020, at the Pierre Hotel in New York.

Grants create engagement opportunities for students

The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded $1,307,580 in Engaged Curriculum Grants to 25 teams of faculty and community partners that are integrating community engagement into majors and minors across the university.

Book traces rise of 'free enterprise' as cornerstone of conservatism

A new book by Cornell historian Lawrence Glickman traces how the term “free enterprise” evolved from a contested keyword in American politics to a cornerstone of conservative philosophy.

Yang-Tan Institute to lead national disability policy center

The U.S. Office of Disability Employment Policy has awarded $2 million to ILR’s Yang-Tan Institute for the first year of a four-year, $8 million agreement to operate an employer-focused disability policy development center.