MPH Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent of Ithaca City Schools

Dr. Luvelle Brown is an educational leader with a strong commitment to social justice. As the superintendent of the Ithaca City School District, he has made substantial improvements in the graduation rates, attendance, and academic performance of students through his mission to “Engage, Educate, and Empower.” Dr. Brown presented his leadership strategies and…

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NYC conference to examine challenges posed by the ‘gig economy’

ProvidedBelfer Research Building, Weill Cornell Medicine. Responses by workers and their advocates to challenges in the gig economy will be explored in an April 27-28 conference organized by The Worker Institute at Cornell ILR. Bringing together U.S. and European academics, union representatives, worker organizations and legal advocates, Workers’ Rights in…

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New grant program seeks innovative teaching and learning projects

The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) is offering funding for the Cornell teaching community to implement new projects that will facilitate challenging, vibrant and reflective learning experiences for undergraduates. All faculty and full-time instructors engaged in teaching at Cornell are invited to submit proposals exploring new and emerging tools and…

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MPH Speaker Spotlight: Sarah Rubenstein-Gillis, LMSW at Cornell Health Reel Milk: Uncovering Breastfeeding in Hollywood Movies

Sarah Rubenstein-Gillis, LMSW is a Clinical Social Worker at Cornell University. Her professional career has included work as a faculty member, crisis and support counselor, community organizer, and advocate for HIV/AIDS education. Sarah presented a research project titled, “Reel Milk: Uncovering Breastfeeding in Hollywood” to address how media influences our…

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