November 19, 1998......Volume 28, Issue 14

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A message from the President: The fight against hate
In recent months, national headlines have prompted new debates over hate and tolerance in America as stories of violence against homosexuals and blacks have surfaced. In a talk to the Board of Trustees on Nov. 13, University President Graham B. Spanier spoke out against crimes of hate.

Not just another assignment
All it took was time and inspiration -- and lots of paper. That's how graphics design senior Nicole Lombardo says she created her winning entry in a poster design contest for the University's Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration, to be held Jan. 18, 1999.

Student-athletes rank among the country's best
According to the latest NCAA graduation rate report, Penn State student athletes continue to be among the best in the nation.

Richer life is one result of research
Penn State's research activities increased once again in fiscal 1998 enhancing students' learning opportunities, creating nearly 14,000 jobs, promoting industrial competitiveness and improving the quality of life for Pennsylvanians.

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