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Evangelista part of Geneva Conventions 70th anniversary panel

History professor Matthew Evangelista was part of a recent panel discussion at an event in Geneva, Switzerland, marking the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.

Study: Nearly half of Americans have had a family member jailed, imprisoned

In a groundbreaking study illuminating the extensive scope of mass incarceration in the U.S., nearly 1 in 2 Americans have had a member of their immediate family spend time in jail or prison – a far higher figure than previously estimated.

Experts highlight NYS invasive species research in D.C.

Mark Whitmore, extension associate in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, briefed congressional staffers on an invasive species threatening hemlock trees and ways to combat it.

Cornell librarians help train researchers in Africa

A pair of Cornell librarians traveled to Africa earlier this year to conduct workshops and help researchers advance food security and legal scholarship.

Ladies first: Law Review elects historic all-female board

For the first time in its history, the Cornell Law Review has elected a senior editorial board made up entirely of women. The board members believe theirs may be the first all-female board among the top 14 law schools the U.S.

Gender pay gap shrinks when companies disclose wages

A new study suggests companies that disclose their wages can shrink the gap between what men and women earn by 7 percent. And it makes the workplace more equitable in other ways as well.

Smithers Institute receives grant to study veteran transition

The Smithers Institute at the ILR School has been awarded a Defense Department research grant for a four-year study examining the transition from military to civilian employment.

Michał Matejczuk named a 2019-20 Luce Scholar

Graduate student Michał Matejczuk has been named a Luce Scholar by the Henry Luce Foundation and will spend a year working in Asia starting this summer.

ILR’s Yang-Tan Institute gives youth with disabilities a boost

A research project supported by the ILR School's Yang-Tan Institute is helping to give young people with disabilities a chance at better lives through education, work.