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Law School women blazed new trails despite discrimination

In the 126 years since Mary Kennedy Brown became Cornell Law School’s first woman lawyer, the school’s women graduates have gone on to become trailblazers in law, business and education, despite persistent discrimination.

Democracy 20/20 series to close with post-election debrief

On Dec. 4, the final installment of the Democracy 20/20 webinar series will assess the state of American democracy in the wake of the contentious 2020 presidential election.

Panel: Segregation still ‘in force’ in US schools, neighborhoods

In the second “Racism in America” webinar, presented Nov. 19 by the College of Arts and Sciences, a panel of four Cornell faculty experts discussed discrepancies in education and housing.

Study: Entitled people less likely to follow COVID guidelines

Entitled individuals were less likely to report that they were following COVID-19 health guidelines, according to a new paper co-authored by Emily Zitek, associate professor in the ILR School.

Klarman fellow Galli investigating child migration

Chiara Galli, one of six members of the Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowships inaugural cohort, researches the U.S. asylum process, specifically the experiences of unaccompanied minors.

Study: Disease-specific training benefits home care workers

Disease-specific training may improve home care workers’ job satisfaction and confidence caring for patients, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine and the ILR School.

Capitol Hill closed, but Cornell’s engagement efforts continue

Supporting engagement efforts in D.C. by faculty, staff and students is central to Cornell’s Office of Federal Relations mission, even more so as the coronavirus pandemic has limited opportunities for face-to-face advocacy.

ILR School held its first classes 75 years ago

A brand-new school at Cornell opened 75 years ago, Nov. 5, 1945, as the ILR School’s first students streamed into Warren Hall on the Ag Quad for Introduction to Industrial Relations.

Policy, not tech, spurred Danish dominance in wind energy

An analysis of Denmark’s wind industry offers lessons for policymakers seeking to increase renewable electricity production with limited budgets, according to Cynthia Lin Lawell.