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Fast Company

Cathy Creighton, director of the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, says “Corporate America is going full bore after the labor movement and that’s what they’re trying to do is to really annihilate them on every level that they can, including these legal maneuvers.”

The Washington Post

Randy Worobo, professor of food science, explains the benefits of using ethylene gas absorbers to keep fruits and vegetables fresh for longer periods.


Christopher Clark, professor and senior scientist in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior emeritus, discusses the results of a new study that explains how whales use their vocal cords.

The New York Times

Art DeGaetano, professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, discusses the impact of climate change on animal sanctuaries.


George Hay, professor of law and economics, says Capital One may argue that its deal will not fundamentally change the competitive landscape because it won't have a monopoly.


Arthur Wheaton, director of labor studies, discusses the impact of proposed EPA rules on the electric vehicle industry.

The Wall Street Journal

Megan Epler Wood, managing director of the sustainable tourism asset management program, discusses the implementation of additional fees in other tourism-heavy areas.


Randy Zelin, professor of law, says “It will have such an enormous impact on the operation of his business. But it will also provide a strong basis for an appeal.”

Scientific American

Kathleen Hefferon, lecturer of microbiology, comments on a new study that found rogue RNA colonizing bacteria in the human gut.

Associated Press

Coverage of the annual Labor Action Tracker report, a collaboration between researchers at Cornell University and the University of Illinois. The piece quotes Alexander Colvin, dean of ILR.


In just the past few weeks alone, journalists have walked out of more than two dozen newsrooms over layoffs, budget cuts, and expired contracts. Alex Colvin, dean of ILR, is quoted discussing the impact of these trends on the industry.

Boston Globe

Ileen DeVault, professor of labor history, discusses the continued momentum in the labor movement.