Higher NYS minimum wage would boost spending, create jobs

Raising New York state’s minimum hourly wage to $21.25, as proposed in the NYS Raise the Wage Act currently before the state Legislature, would help nearly two-thirds of workers earn a living wage, according to data from the Cornell ILR Wage Atlas.

Shaping the future: Women's health at forefront of health care leadership symposium

The Women+ in Health Care Leadership Symposium, organized by students in the Sloan Program in Health Administration at the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy, featured a diverse panel of women for their speaker series.

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Compensation fund could boost NYS child care industry

"The Status of Child Care in New York State," a new report from the ILR School's Buffalo Co-Lab, finds recent increases in state subsidies have been insufficient to reduce inequities in child care access and quality.

Students in DC examine antisemitism, Islamophobia

Students from the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s Cornell in Washington program will have an opportunity to observe in person how policymakers contend with Islamophobia and antisemitism at a White House briefing on March 14.

Cornell launches new general counsel executive education program

Cornell Law School and Cornell Tech will host the General Counsel Summit, an executive education program for senior in-house attorneys and corporate leaders, on June 20 and 21, 2024, at Cornell Tech.

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Talk focuses on academic freedom post Oct. 7

On March 13, the Department of Near Eastern Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences will host “Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after Oct. 7,” one of Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year events.

Citizens often act against self-interest in granting police consent

New ILR School research suggests that obtaining true consent is difficult because most people are compliant and struggle to say “no.”

Digital campus guide makes Cornell Tech more accessible

Cornell Tech has launched a new digital guide highlighting the many cultural attributes of its campus on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and cultural app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

MLK lecture: Encourage democracy, fight suppression

Kimberlé Crenshaw ’81, a legal scholar, reflected on the ways Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s influence shaped her personal, academic and professional journey.