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3MT: Skills Valuable Beyond Degree Conferral

In the Three Minute Thesis competition, graduate students compete for monetary prizes by distilling their thesis or dissertation research into a three-minute presentation in front of a non-technical audience.

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Graduate School associate dean wins national leadership award

The Board of Directors of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has announced that Dr. Jan Allen, associate dean of academic and student affairs of the Graduate School at Cornell University, is the 2020 winner of the Assistant and Associate Deans Leadership Award.

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In memoriam: Marcia Greenbaum, ILR ’62

A true believer in mediation and arbitration techniques as a means of solving societal problems, Marcia Greenbaum’s work was felt across the nation and in Eastern Europe.

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Cornell chorale, high school collaborate on commission

A new song set for choir was inspired by students at Cornell and at Longmeadow High School in Longmeadow, Mass., part of an online choral/video project the students created in partnership with composer LJ White.

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Students win State Department Pickering Fellowships

Two undergraduates in the College of Arts & Sciences and a recent graduate of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been named Pickering Fellows by the U.S. Department of State. These are Cornell’s first Pickering Fellows since 2011.

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Buffalo Co-Lab announces visiting activist scholars

A pair of public interest lawyers will teach a course that look at the roles community members and groups can play in public policy negotiations.

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Call center providing COVID-19 guidance

Specialists at the Northeast ADA Call Center, based in ILR’s Yang-Tan institute, are helping people navigate pandemic-related issues impacting people with disabilities.

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Helmet design protects dentists, doctors from COVID-19

Simulations show the helmet, designed by the Esmaily Lab, prevents 99.6% of virus-containing droplets exhaled by medical patients from reaching the environment.

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DE&I expert Tony Byers joins ILR dean on "WORK!"

In the latest episode of the ILR School’s podcast, Dean Alex Colvin and Tony Byers discuss the increased role of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

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