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Takeout couriers in China quietly strike ‘under the radar’

Cornell research has revealed a new form of bargaining power among Chinese platform-based food delivery workers, who conduct invisible ministrikes by logging out of apps and airing grievances over WeChat.

“Startup Cornell” podcast features swimsuit company founder

The second episode of a new podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Brooke Wingo ’17, cofounder and president of Zone Swimwear, a company offering fully customizable suits for teams.

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Farm marketing success linked to natural, cultural assets

Farmers markets and roadside stands are more successful in communities with more nonprofits, social enterprises and creative industries, according to a new study.

Yang-Tan Institute offers inclusion resources

What does workplace inclusion look like for people with disabilities? Experts at ILR provide information that can help build a positive culture.

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Report: Ithaca economy shouldn’t return to business as usual

In a report for Tompkins County, the ILR School’s Ithaca Co-Lab recommends workforce strategies to reduce racial disparities, remove barriers to work and prioritize living-wage jobs.

Kessler Fellows secure startup internships for summer 2021

Students in this year’s Kessler Fellows cohort have secured summer internship placements and are getting to work contributing to startups across the nation. The program, rooted in the College of Engineering at Cornell University, offers juniors across disciplines the chance to fully immerse themselves in the world of entrepreneurship. 

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Report outlines how to make care systems more equitable

Women of color help form the backbone of the frontline direct care workforce, yet confront challenges accessing the care they need for themselves and their families, according to a new report published by ILR’s Worker Institute.

Data policy program boosts high school students

More than 100 underserved high schoolers participated in an expanded eCornell data policy and analysis program, in which they explored pressing policy issues such as income inequality, racial justice and climate change through economic and sociological lenses.

Entrepreneurship at Cornell launches new “Startup Cornell” podcast

A new podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell launched in June, exploring the bold entrepreneurial ideas coming from Cornell students, faculty, staff and young alumni.

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