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President Rawlings will speak at Cornell gay and lesbian town meeting

Cornell's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Resource Office will host a town meeting on Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. featuring an address by President Hunter Rawlings

L. Gary Leal to give 1996 Smith Lectures in Chemical Engineering at Cornell

L. Gary Leal, professor and chair of the Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara, will deliver the 1996 Julian C. Smith Lectures in Chemical Engineering at Cornell on April 23 and 25.

L. Gary Leal to give 1996 Smith Lectures in Chemical Engineering at Cornell on April 23 and 25

ITHACA, N.Y. -- L. Gary Leal, professor and chair of the Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara, will deliver the 1996 Julian C. Smith Lectures in Chemical Engineering at Cornell University on April 23 and 25. Leal will speak on "Studies of the Motions of Polymeric Liquids: Experimental Studies" (April 23) and "Studies of the Motions of Polymeric Liquids: Theoretical Studies" (April 25). Both lectures will be at 4 p.m. in room 165 Olin Hall and are free and open to the public.

President Rawlings will speak at Cornell gay and lesbian town meeting

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cornell University's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Resource Office will host a town meeting on Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. featuring an address by President Hunter Rawlings. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the David L. Call Alumni Auditorium of Kennedy Hall and will include a seating section for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals who do not want to be photographed. Audience members will have the opportunity to make prepared statements of up to two minutes at the meeting. Those statements, and all of the issues addressed, will be considered at the upcoming meeting of the Resource Office Advisory Group and Working Group on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Concerns.

Cornell to lead new consortium in transportation research for the NYS Department of Transportation

Researchers in Civil and Environmental Engineering and other disciplines are helping New York state address a broad range of transportation problems. The three-year contract has an anticipated budget of $1 million per year.

Cornell University announces plan to establish institute to study conflict resolution

Cornell, with support from the Foundation for Prevention and Early Resolution of Conflict, plans to establish an institute at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations for the study of conflict resolution. The institute is expected to open in August 1996.

Former presidential appointee and SUNY chancellor Clifton Wharton will speak on April 18

Clifton R. Wharton Jr., a former deputy secretary of state, chancellor of the State University of New York system and chairman of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and the College Retirement Equities Fund, will give the Messenger Lecture at Cornell.

Chevron Corp. CEO to deliver Durland Lecture April 17

Kenneth T. Derr, chairman and chief executive officer of Chevron Corp., will deliver the 1996 Durland Lecture Wednesday, April 17, at Cornell.

Chevron Corp. CEO to deliver Durland Lecture April 17 at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y.-- Kenneth T. Derr, chairman and chief executive officer of Chevron Corp., will deliver the 1996 Durland Lecture Wednesday, April 17, at Cornell University. Derr, a Cornell alumnus and emeritus trustee, will present "Competitive Performance: The Master Metric for an Evolving Global Economy" at 4:30 p.m. in David L. Call Alumni Auditorium of Kennedy Hall. In addition to his lecture, Derr will meet with students in the Johnson Graduate School of Management and in the College of Engineering.

Former presidential appointee and SUNY chancellor Clifton Wharton will speak at Cornell on April 18

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Clifton R. Wharton Jr., a former deputy secretary of state, chancellor of the State University of New York system and chairman of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association and the College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF), will give the Messenger Lecture at Cornell University on Thursday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the David L. Call Alumni Auditorium of Kennedy Hall. The title of the free and open lecture is "Presidential Politics and Foreign Policy: Diminishing America's Global Stature."

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations will establish alliance with non-profit foundation headed by Theodore W. Kheel

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Cornell University, with support from the Foundation for Prevention and Early Resolution of Conflict (PERC), plans to establish an institute at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations for the study of conflict resolution. The institute, to be located on the Cornell campus in Ithaca, N.Y., is expected to open in August 1996.

New York State Department of Transportation seeks academic expertise

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cornell University researchers in Civil and Environmental Engineering and other disciplines are helping New York state address a broad range of transportation problems, from how to promote car pooling and optimizing highway maintenance management to how to get trains and freight trucks on coordinated schedules, and a host of other issues related to making transportation more efficient, safe and less costly. The effort will make research results from universities and national laboratories and other institutions available to the New York State Department of Transportation. The three-year contract has an anticipated budget of $1 million per year.