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Scheinman Institute partners with American Arbitration Association

An unprecedented partnership between the ILR School's Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution and the American Arbitration Association begins this year with a series of seminars. (April 14, 2009)

Cornell's vital agriculture and veterinary roles stressed by N.Y.'s new senator during campus visit

In her first visit to Cornell as New York's junior U.S. senator, Kirsten Gillibrand pledged to advocate for the university's agriculture and veterinary programs as a way of revitalizing New York state's economy. (April 8, 2009)

Mellon Foundation grant aids higher ed economics

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $699,000 grant for research and training in higher education economics to the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute (CHERI). (April 7, 2009)

ILR School celebrates Union Days 2009

'New Politics, New Policies: Prospects for Labor in the Obama Administration' is the theme of the 2009 Union Days. Labor lawyer Tom Geoghegan will deliver the keynote address April 15. (April 7, 2009)

Business and apparel students team up to design clothing line for Pendleton

A team of Cornell students has designed a line of menswear clothing from fabric donated by Pendleton Woolen Mills. They are hoping Pendleton will integrate the 12 garment styles into its designs. (April 1, 2009)

Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration slated for April 16-17

The 2009 Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration will bring together more than 500 participants. A highlight will be the keynote by Jay Walker, founder of and Cornell's Entrepreneur of the Year. (March 30, 2009)

A sustainable business plan for ailing U.S. auto plants

In a Cornell Perspectives article, ILR School senior extension associate Peter Lazes says the U.S. can save jobs and produce energy-efficient transportation by retooling auto plants. (March 16, 2009)

MBA/law course explores how corporate culture can corrupt

A new course for Johnson School and Cornell Law School students explores how corporate culture can induce even the best-intentioned employee to do wrong. (March 11, 2009)

Economy needs an even larger stimulus for desired 'short, sharp jolt,' says CU economist

The associate professor of applied economics and management and a frequent commentator on macroeconomic issues also made some predictions in his Feb. 26 lecture. (Feb. 27, 2009)