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Boren Scholarship Recipient

Boren Scholarship Recipient

ILR student plans to study in Brazil

Alexandra Wagner ’17 has been awarded a Boren Scholarship by the U.S. Department of State to study Portuguese in Brazil for six months next spring.

“My ILR experience and past international activities sparked my interest in a career with the government wherein I can focus on labor-related research and public policy,” Wagner said.

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The ILR Mission

The ILR School is advancing the world of work through teaching, research and outreach. ILR’s mission is to prepare workplace leaders, inform policy, and improve working lives.

Message from the Dean

A Message from ILR Dean Harry Katz


Faculty, Students, Global Impact

ILR Senior Leading Cornell Student Assembly
Impact of unionization on low-wage workers will be studied
Elias bringing Washington experience into the classroom
Prefreshman program builds confidence and college success, peer adviser says
ILR student advocating for people with disabilities honored
Lisa Yang ’74 makes transformative gift to Employment and Disability Institute
Eighty-six days on the job, baseball commissioner shares insight
Complex data streams will be studied through National Science Foundation award
Cornell Equestrian Team member cites support of faculty and team
Research by ILR professor, students reveals magnitude of problem
Professor Blau meets with President Obama on workplace issues
Students learn from professionals passionate about their work
Research by Williams on workplace sensitivity finds males integral to dynamic
Rachel Harmon '15 will pursue social justice interests at Oxford University
Conventional research approach turned "upside down" by ILR professor
MLB commissioner-elect shaped by lifetime of labor influence
Hong Kong protests changed young generation, captured international attention
Student teams bring classroom learning to corporate challenge
Impact of technological change on work and workers a focus of associate professor
Feeling entitled leads to more creativity, study shows
Political correctness boosts creativity in male-female work teams, research shows
Moore brings corporate experience to research, scholarship and teaching
Classroom learning applied in ILR senior's leadership of The Cornell Daily Sun
ILR establishes Ronald G. Ehrenberg Professorship in Labor Economics
Patois of language could impact workplace choices, researchers learn
Scheinman Institute expertise will be shared in Vietnam through Fulbright Award
Professor passionate about academic freedom helps lead national group
Manfred '80 credited for helping pro baseball management advance
ILR is in the house as union intern for film and TV workers
Collective bargaining did its job in railroad dispute, Margolies says
Friedman's research manifests in "Insurgency Trap"
ILR holding international debate camp to further student skills
Dyer serving as interim director for Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies
Weinstock '75 named to emergency panel
Mock Trial Team season includes All-American honors
Help of families, friends and inspiring teachers recognized
More courses for more students offered through new hires in Economics
More than 225 ILR undergraduates and graduate students will participate in Sunday’s commencement, what Cornell President …
DeVault article named best on U.S. topic by Labor History journal
Undergraduates in Economics connecting with faculty, other students

Programs, Centers and Institutes

Open to the public, webinar will be held Sept. 15
Master’s program teaches skills HR leader uses to manage change
Sloan Foundation Grant will drive research on confidentiality and statistical accuracy
Freshman wins national award for academic achievement and advocacy
Union Days speaker: “Americans need a raise”
Employer practices encourage employee disability disclosure, study finds
Alcohol's impact in retirement detailed through Smithers Institute research
Donahue of Worker Institute testifies at tipped-wage hearing
Build labor rights into trade pact: Worker Institute’s Compa
School-to-adulthood initiative will include 2,000 teens
Sage-Gavin will lecture, mentor and advise in newly-created ILR role
Stern discusses roles of social media, resources
ILR conference casts floodlight on rise of U.S. capitalism
Alum shares advice on thriving in the workplace
Laurie and Martin Scheinman honored by Cornell
Aging hinders recreational activities for workers with disabilities: research
Blackstone Foundation funds program for veterans with disabilities
Bell edits journal prominent in applied psychology and management fields
ILR faculty, alums, students presenting on international, domestic issues
Scheinman researches how schools frame teacher rating appeal processes
Union history plays out in Kheel Center collection of clothing labels
Twenty High Road students will be part of inaugural Open Buffalo year
Labor encouraged to be proactive for patient care improvement
"American Capitalism: A History" course starts March 17
Impact of Affordable Care Act discussed at Labor and Employment Law event
In Staller Lecture, Krueger '83 will share White House lessons
Bruyère honored by rehabilitation psychology organization
Hiring people with disabilities would benefit industries in emerging economy: new report
Advocacy group donates archives to Kheel Center
"Daily Show," industry research, union work part of New York City experience
Workplace agreements spanning 100 years will be preserved
Scheinman Institute competing in dispute resolution webcasts
Prize winning business concepts from Cornell's eLab
Teacher Pay Disparities Analyzed by Cornell Labor Experts
Employment and Disability Institute supports research for $32.5 million project
Labor leaders to speak about experiences, opportunities in labor movement
Understanding experiences, best practices focus of research
Institute for Compensation Studies analysis part of state’s gender wage gap study
Voters with disabilities can face accessibility barriers at polls

ILR Contacts

Communications Development

Joseph Zappala

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Communications & Marketing

Jennifer Thurston

Assistant Dean
ILR Alumni Affairs & Development