Librarian Hays Wins Ishimoto Service Award
William Hays, information services librarian in Widener Library's Catalog Services Department, is the recipient of the 1997 Carol Ishimito Award for Distinguished Service in the College Library. The Ishimoto Award recognizes professional achievements that surpass customary job activities. Hays has been praised for his achievements in technological innovation and for increasing the efficiency of cataloging systems.
Christensen Elected President of Harvard Law Review
The Harvard Law Review has elected second-year student Katherine Mayer Christensen, 25, as its 112th president.
Christensen is a native of Guymon, Okla., pop. 7,000. She is a fifth-generation Oklahoman, and the daughter of Joe and Mary Anne Mayer, cattle ranchers.
Christensen is the fourth woman ever to be elected Review president. The others include Susan Estrich, former Harvard law professor and former campaign manager for the Dukakis presidential campaign, and Carol Steiker, who this year received tenure at the Law School.
At the Law School Christensen has served as the co-training director for the Battered Women's Advocacy Project, and the 1L Chair of the Women's Law Association.
The Harvard Law Review, an entirely student-edited journal, was founded in 1887.
Symposium to Examine the Role of Business, Education
The Symposium on Business and Education takes place today at the Kennedy School from 1 to 9 p.m. Roger Porter, director of the Center for Business and Government, will introduce the opening speaker, Lamar Alexander, former U.S. Secretary of Education and vice chairman of CorporateFamily Solutions. Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Class of 1960 Professor of Business Administration at the Business School, will moderate the first of two panel discussions, "Business and Educational Partnerships -- Past, Present, and Future." The second panel, "The Role of For-Profit Education Companies in American Education," will be moderated by John Donahue, associate professor of public policy at the Kennedy School. Secretary of Education Richard Riley will give the Symposium's keynote address at 8 p.m. in the ARCO Forum of Public Affairs.
Cosponsored by the Graduate School of Education, the Business School, and the A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government at the Kennedy School, the symposium will kick off future conferences, research, and publications on the relationship between business and education at the Kennedy School.
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