Navigating DEI in a post-affirmative action landscape

Cornell Nolan School professor David Sherwyn engages Paul Wagner, chief financial officer of Stokes Wagner, and Holly Lawson, Noble Hotels and Resorts’ senior vice president of human resources, in a discussion corporate DEI programs.

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Adapting California’s lessons to climate crises in NYS

Alistair Hayden brings his West Coast experience in wildfires and earthquakes to help New York communities maintain health and become more disaster resilient in the face of climate change.

Child care workers built movement to raise pay, include more families

In the early 1990s, labor activists responded to the exploitation of waged child care workers by dissolving the usual labor divisions between workplace and home, according to a new account of the movement by a Klarman Postdoctoral Fellow.

Solidarity from below: A leftist’s guide to the U.S.-China rivalry

Workers and socially marginalized people in both countries should pressure leaders not to ratchet up rhetoric and to center solidarity across borders, ILR's Eli Friedman argues in a new book.

Cornell Board of Directors Forum set for October in NYC

Designed to provide corporate leaders with critical skills and actionable insights to bring to their boardrooms, the 2024 Cornell Tech Board of Directors Forum is slated for Oct. 29 and 30 in New York City.

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Dirty cooking fuels pose major threat to infants in India

A new paper quantifies the impact of cooking fuel choice on indoor air pollution and early childhood mortality in India.

Growing rural-urban divide exists only among white Americans

Researchers have found that when it comes to politics, Black and Latino residents of rural America differ far less, if at all, from their urban counterparts than do non-Hispanic white residents.

Economist, EPA adviser to join Brooks School, Atkinson

Sheila Olmstead will be appointed a professor in the Brooks School of Public Policy and a Cornell Atkinson Scholar July 1.

Study finds racial bias in traffic stops by Chicago police

Black drivers in Chicago are significantly more likely than white drivers to be stopped by police, finds a new study that uses mobile phone GPS data to map the racial composition of roads.