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Final ‘Racism in America’ webinar to focus on economic system

In the final webinar of the College of Arts and Sciences’ yearlong series, “Racism in America,” panelists will focus on the impact that racism has on the economy. The event is on April 27 at 7 p.m.

Cloud-optimization startup secures $5 million in seed funding

Exotanium, a software startup founded by Cornell researchers and based on technology licensed through Cornell’s Center for Technology Licensing, completed a $5 million seed funding round. Its cloud-optimization tools help companies reduce wasteful spending on cloud storage.

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Accessible, online courses provide critical training to nutrition and health professionals across the globe

Online continuing education courses developed by faculty in the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) – one about infant and young child feeding for a global audience, and another about policy, systems and environmental (PSE) approaches to improving nutrition in the U.S. – address critical topics including undernutrition, maternal and child health, and childhood obesity.

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Sweet rewards valued more, may contribute to obesity

In a study published April 14 in PLOS One, an international research team including Michèle Belot, professor in the Department of Economics, found that children valued sweet food more after receiving it as a reward.

Understanding workplace dispute resolution and voice

A new paper from ILR Associate Professor Ariel Avgar addresses the five key ways in which non-union firms handle dispute resolution.

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Creating equitable opportunity in Buffalo and beyond

For more than four decades, ILR’s Lou Jean Fleron has been making western New York a better place for working people, by leading community-based economic development programs.

Business Impact Symposium examines industry sustainability

The annual business symposium examines climate change resilience, community revitalization, social justice and reducing the clothing industry’s large carbon footprint.

Report guides food, ag entrepreneurs; $1M contest opens

A first-of-its-kind report intends to guide innovators and investors toward urgent technology needs in New York’s farming and food processing industries, as identified by dozens of farmers, manufacturers, retailers and researchers.

ILR Review special issue set for May

The May issue of the ILR School’s peer-reviewed journal explores new theories that help us understand economic and social changes that affect employment relations.

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