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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.  

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.