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Grad students prepare for community engaged experiences

The inaugural Engaged Graduate Student Institute brought students across campus together Nov. 9 to learn how to conduct research while making a positive impact on the community.

ILR program helps people with criminal records return to workforce

Through the Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative, School of Industrial and Labor Relations legal experts are helping people with criminal records get jobs.

Grants help graduate students to do research around the world

Twenty-six Cornell graduate students have won more than $42,000 in fall 2018 Research Travel Grants, which provide students up to $2,000 to conduct thesis or dissertation research.

Podcast examines love and obligation

“Love and the Goddess,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores marriage between girls and a goddess in South India.

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ILR sports summit draws hundreds in New York City

More than 250 people gathered at the Grand Hyatt in New York City for the Cornell ILR Sports Leadership Summit Nov. 15.

New book looks at the ‘grandfamily’ phenomenon

A new book by the interim dean of the College of Human Ecology looks at the 1.6 million U.S. children who live in “grandfamilies” – households in which children are being raised by their grandparents.

Discussion explores use of social impact bonds

Professor Mildred Warner discussed Social Impact Bonds with filmmaker Nadine Pequeneza, who directed a documentary on the subject, Nov. 5.

Conference discusses depth, breadth of America’s health crisis

“Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequality” brought together scholars who take innovative approaches to studying the social foundations of health inequalities.

With Cornell grants, faculty launch social sciences research

Faculty members are exploring topics from artificial intelligence to immigration and virtual reality this fall, thanks to funding from Cornell’s Institute for the Social Sciences.