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ILR School, Aspen Institute to develop Gig Economy Data Hub

The ILR School and The Aspen Institute’s Future of Work Initiative Dec. 13 announced a partnership to develop an online data hub.

Engaged Faculty Fellows connect classroom and community

Seven faculty members are part of the yearlong Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program, which focuses on engaged courses and curricula.

Sternberg wins 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology

Robert Sternberg, professor of human development, has won the 2018 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology for his concept of “successful intelligence.”

'Go Figure' exhibit examines female form

A new costume and textile exhibit at the College of Human Ecology examines how women’s bodies have been manipulated and shaped to fit fashionable silhouettes through history.

People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

People with disabilities in the study were nearly 44 percent more likely to be arrested by age 28, while those without had a lower probability of arrest, at 30 percent. This “disability penalty” was strongest for African-American men.

Architectural historian Bonnie MacDougall dies

Professor emerita of architecture Bonnie Graham McDougall died Nov. 26 at age 76. She was an expert on South Asian architecture and culture whose research and teaching interests included anthropology and linguistics.

Working toward a fair chance

For Ary Bobrow ’99, director of the United National Office of Project Services in Anglophone West Africa – a portfolio that covers Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone – his motivation has always been giving everyone an equal opportunity.


There’s some truth in the struggling artist stereotype, says ILR research

The struggling artist stereotype isn’t far from the mark in today’s economy, according to a state-funded report by researchers at The Worker Institute at Cornell's ILR School.

Workshop explores ape-human communication

“Eloquence of the Apes: A Trans-Disciplinary Workshop on Apes, Language and Communication,” Oct. 20-21, featured primatologist Sue Savage-Rumbaugh.