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Visa concerns deter foreign-born Ph.D.s from working in startups, study finds

Foreign-born Ph.D. graduates with science and engineering degrees from American universities apply to and receive offers for technology startup jobs at the same rate as U.S. citizens, but are only half as likely to actually work at fledgling companies, a Cornell study has found.

ILR program fellows spend summer with NYS lawmakers

The ILR Buffalo Co-Lab instituted a new program this summer called Working on Democracy: Buffalo Summer Fellowships with NYS Legislators, in which three undergraduates worked on projects with state lawmakers.

Warrior-Scholar Project helps veterans adapt to demands of the classroom

The Warrior-Scholar Project, an academic boot camp and immersive college prep experience, brought 13 current and former enlisted service members to campus July 20-28.

Cornell’s Eiseman counsels Scotland on climate policy support

A Cornell researcher is collaborating to help Scotland achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2045 through education to support new, stronger climate-action policies.

ILR Review ranked top journal in field by national association

According to a recent international survey by the Labor and Employment Relations Association, Cornell’s ILR Review continues to be the top journal in the field of work and employment relations.

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Four Cornell faculty win White House early career awards

The White House has recognized Cornell faculty members – Thomas Hartman, Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Kin Fai Mak and Rebecca Slayton – with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Farmworker initiatives earn community engagement honor

Cornell is a regional winner of the 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards, given by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

New curator gives historic textile collection a fresh start

For Marcie Farwell, the inaugural Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator in the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation, her new job is a perfect fit.

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Collaborators look at legal issues through big data lens

Professors Michael Heise and Marty Wells discuss how they collaborate on empirical legal research, applying advanced data science and statistical analyses to look at legal issues that affect people’s lives as well as examining the judiciary system and how it operates.

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