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Newsmakers

Eugene Fram, J. Warren McClure research professor of marketing, co-wrote “Are American Corporate Directors Still Ignoring the Signals?” in Corporate Governance. The study was cited by the journal as the Outstanding Paper for 2005.

Ron Hira, assistant professor of public policy, spoke about his book, Outsourcing America, in April at the University of Pittsburgh. Hira also received the 2005 Special Citation from IEEE-USA for his research on offshore outsourcing and its implications for the engineering profession in the United States. Hira participated in the panel discussion, Outsourcing: What Does it Mean for All of Us?, at George Washington University in February.

William Johnson Jr., distinguished professor of public policy, spoke at the conference, A Future for Working New Yorkers: Ideas for the Next Governor, in March, in Albany. The event was co-sponsored by the Center for an Urban Future and the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy. In May, Johnson received the Nelson A. Rockefeller College Distinguished Public Service Award from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and an honorary doctor of laws degree at the University of Rochester’s commencement ceremonies.

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