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Thirty MBA students will receive full-tuition fellowships in the name of the late Roy H. Park

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management will award full-tuition, two-year Park Fellowships to 30 entering MBA students beginning in the fall of 1997. The fellowships are named for the late Roy H. Park. Funding will be provided by the Park Foundation. Alan Merten, the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean of the Johnson School, said the establishment of the Park Fellowships will enable the school to attract the best students. "The Park Fellowships help propel the school into the next century by enabling us to compete aggressively for the best students and thus meet the demands of the corporate community," he said.

Council co-chaired by Cornell's Frank H.T. Rhodes issues report on U.S. research-and-development efforts

Unless new partnerships and less partisanship occur, America's status as the world leader of technological innovation is seriously threatened, warned authors of a report released by the Council on Competitiveness during a press conference in Washington, D.C.

Cornell Magazine names new editor and publisher

David J. Gibson has been named editor and publisher of Cornell Magazine. Gibson's appointment was made by the Cornell Magazine Committee of the Cornell Alumni Federation, which owns the publication.

College of Arts and Sciences honors outstanding teachers

Outstanding teaching ability was formally recognized at the Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award Convocation on April 12, led by Acting Dean Philip E. Lewis in Kennedy Hall Auditorium.

Consumer advocate and presidential hopeful Ralph Nader will speak at Cornell

Some pundits are predicting that Ralph Nader could be President Bill Clinton's nemesis come November. Members of the Cornell and Ithaca communities can make that judgment for themselves on Tuesday, April 23, at 8 p.m., when the consumer advocate, lawyer and presidential hopeful gives a lecture in Cornell's Bailey Hall.

Students take over Statler Hotel this weekend -- in the name of education

This is one student takeover that administrators don't mind. Students in the Cornell School of Hotel Administration will be given the keys to Cornell's Statler Hotel this weekend to operate the 150-room property on their own from April 19-21.

Bakery workers union official wins Groat Award from Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Carolyn J. Jacobson, director of public relations for the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, has been named the 1996 Judge William B. Groat Alumni Award by the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

Council co-chaired by Cornell's Frank H.T. Rhodes issues report on U.S. research-and-development efforts

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Unless new partnerships and less partisanship occur, America's status as the world leader of technological innovation is seriously threatened, warned authors of a report released by the Council on Competitiveness during a press conference in Washington, D.C., on April 10. The report, Endless Frontier, Limited Resources: U.S. R&D Policy for Competitiveness, is the result of a 15-month assessment of U.S. research and development that drew on the insights of 80 of the nation's leading scientists, engineers, educators and entrepreneurs. The council project was co-chaired by Gary L. Tooker, chief executive officer of Motorola Inc., and Frank H.T. Rhodes, president emeritus of Cornell University and chairman of the National Science Board.

Bakery workers union official wins Groat Award from Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Carolyn J. Jacobson, director of public relations for the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, has been named the 1996 Judge William B. Groat Alumni Award by the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Jacobson will be honored April 17 at a reception at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The Groat Award, named for the New York State Supreme Court justice who played a key role in the founding of the ILR School and in drafting its charter, is presented annually to an ILR graduate who has demonstrated exceptional professional accomplishment in the field of industrial and labor relations, and outstanding service to the school.

Students take over Statler Hotel this weekend -- in the name of education

This is one student takeover that administrators don't mind. Students in the Cornell School of Hotel Administration will be given the keys to Cornell's Statler Hotel this weekend to operate the 150-room property on their own from April 19-21.

Consumer advocate and presidential hopeful Ralph Nader will speak at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Some pundits are predicting that Ralph Nader could be President Bill Clinton's nemesis come November. Members of the Cornell University and Ithaca communities can make that judgment for themselves on Tuesday, April 23, at 8 p.m., when the consumer advocate, lawyer and presidential hopeful gives a lecture in Cornell's Bailey Hall. Tickets are $3 for Cornell students and $5 for the general public and are on sale at the Willard Straight Hall box office. According to recent editorials in The New York Times and Time magazine, Nader, who has announced his intention to run for president on the Green Party ticket, could cost Clinton much-needed votes in California -- and thereby hand victory in that critical state over to Republican challenger Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan).

College of Arts and Sciences honors outstanding teachers

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Outstanding teaching ability was formally recognized at the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award Convocation on April 12, led by Acting Dean Philip E. Lewis in Kennedy Hall Auditorium. The audience of about 250 people included members of the Arts and Sciences Advisory Council as well as honorees and well-wishers from departments and programs across the college. The awards and their recipients, all Ithaca residents, were as follows: