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Panel: Tech industry activists could transform the workplace

ILR School dean Alexander Colvin, Ph.D. ’99, hosted “The Future of Work: Labor in America,” the first installment of a new ILR eCornell Keynotes series.

Cornell experts working to increase vaccine acceptance

Cornell experts, including Neil A. Lewis Jr. ’13, assistant professor of communication and social behavior, have been part of several efforts to increase access and increase vaccine confidence, particularly in underserved communities.

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Three Emerging Scholars to Lead New Research Partnerships

Cornell Atkinson has awarded three postdoctoral fellowships to researchers in wildlife conservation, freshwater ecology, and artificial intelligence.

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Alumna’s gifts to ILR honor Thomas P. Golden

Gifts from K. Lisa Yang ’74 will establish a named executive director position for the Yang-Tan Institute, as well as a named courtyard in honor of Golden, who was executive director of the institute when he died Nov. 1.

ILR alumnae instrumental in online workers’ rights handbook

Cecilia Faringer-Perez ’18 has helped launch a practical online guide for workers through the Tompkins County Workers' Center.

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ILR dean leading eCornell ‘The Future of Work’ series

New webinar series to kick off on March 25 as Dean Alex Colvin discusses “Unionization in Big Tech: Why Now?” with Chewy Shaw, Vice Chair of the Alphabet Workers Union and Jessica García, assistant to the president of the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Union.

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History, design and mission drive MVR Hall renovations

The upgrades reflect Martha Van Rensselaer’s original philosophy for the College of Human Ecology, and the innovative, multidisciplinary institution it has evolved into over time.

Should you make your preferences clear? Study suggests yes

Perceived indifference can generate feelings of dehumanization toward the noncommittal person, according to new research from Kaitlin Woolley ’12, assistant professor of marketing at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Course curriculum initiative develops data science and programming skills within Human Ecology

Working to address a knowledge gap, the College of Human Ecology launched the Data Science and Programming Curriculum Initiative to teach students how to use data and technology in their respective disciplines. 

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