Latest Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations Stories

2009-10-20 06:30:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Human resources professionals can now earn nine graduate credits from the ILR School at Cornell University in fewer than nine months with ILR's new online Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090311/NY82145LOGO ) "More and more, HR professionals are being asked to play a larger role in providing strategic leadership and helping to manage change," said Harry C. Katz, Kenneth F. Kahn Dean,...

2009-08-25 07:00:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell University's ILR School and eCornell have announced the launch of a new online professional development certificate program in High Performance Leadership. The certificate program is based on the research and consulting of Professor Samuel Bacharach, the McKelvey-Grant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the ILR School and director of Cornell ILR's Institute for Workplace Studies. The High Performance Leadership certificate is designed to...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.