A just-released report to a bipartisan Congressional commission documented 48,417 U.S. jobs outsourced to other countries or publicly announced as being scheduled for outsourcing, from January through March 2004.
Isaac Kramnick, a 30-year Cornell University faculty member who serves as the Richard J. Schwartz Professor and chair of the Department of Government, has been named vice provost for undergraduate education. Announcing the appointment, effective July 1.
In post-socialist Eastern Europe, tension has been high between national and ethnic minorities. To avoid these kinds of strains, Hungary passed Act 77, a progressive Law on National and Ethnic Minorities in 1993.
Robert B. Porter, professor of law and director of the Tribal Law and Government Center at the University of Kansas, will present a lecture, "Resolving Iroquois Land Claims," Monday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in 290 Myron Taylor Hall.
Whether or not she wins New York state's hotly contested U.S. Senate seat in the upcoming November election, Hillary Rodham Clinton's historic campaign will be examined by scholars not only for its electoral outcome but for what her candidacy and commentary about her reveal about American culture and values.
Vincent Blasi, a law scholar and advocate and defender of the First Amendment right to free speech, will deliver this years annual Frank Irvine Lecture at Cornell University Law School Monday, Oct. 23.