Faculty, staff win SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Nineteen faculty and professional staff members in Cornell’s four state contract colleges have been selected for the 2022-23 State University of New York Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. 

Baseball reveals that specialists excel after leaving comfort zones

Venturing out of one’s comfort zone to perform a task – and then performing poorly in that task, such as a baseball pitcher trying to hit – can lead to better performance when returning to one’s specialty, new research suggests.

Receiving commissions, ROTC graduates commit to service

Graduating members of the Tri-Service Brigade received commissions to begin their military service – including the brigade’s first commission into the U.S. Space Force – at a May 26 ceremony in Statler Auditorium.

Merrill Scholars honor mentors at 35th annual ceremony

In a two-day celebratory program, Merrill Scholars recognized the high school teacher or mentor who most impacted their early education and the Cornell faculty or staff member who contributed most significantly to their college experience.

Thirty-two receive awards recognizing inclusive excellence

The Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Awards recognized members of the graduate community for their accomplishments, leadership and commitments to advancing efforts around diversity, inclusion, outreach and student engagement.

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Lipsky professorship extends legacy of ILR School leader

A gift to establish a new dispute resolution faculty professorship was made through the estate of an inseparable couple who shared their hearts with generations of ILRies.

Climate Jobs Institute associate named to Ithaca commission

Iris Packman ’06 of the ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute will share with the Ithaca community her expertise on ways to meet the goals of climate justice, sustainability and carbon neutrality by 2030.

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Kheel Center exhibit explores labor-management conflict

Worker Crystal Sutton is highlighted, along with a company’s response to the national boycott she helped spark.

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Labor leaders share their stories at the Worker Institute’s Union Days

Activists were featured in a series of events at the ILR School. 

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