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BRIEFS.........................(February 14, 1997)
Clinton's proposed research budget
The budget stresses the administration's intent to use science and technology to solve problems. Included are education, information distribution, emerging diseases, the environment, food safety and water quality, jobs and national security.
The budget will strengthen university-based research by $289 million, up by about 2 percent.
Budget increases for information distribution include a three-year, $300 million Next Generation Internet initiative, which will connect 100 universities and labs at speeds 100 to 1,000 times faster than today's Internet with the ability to transmit voice, video and virtual reality.
Blood drive on February 18-21
The hours: Tuesday from noon-5 p.m.; Wednesday from noon-8 p.m.; Thursday from noon-5 p.m.; and Friday from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Free lunch will be provided. To make an appointment, call (800) 448-3543.
Health Center offers cancer
For more information, call (860) 679-2100.
Waterbury campus to host banquet
The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 and the awards program to follow at the Courtyard Marriott in Waterbury. Tickets are $30.
Sign up for Community School of the
Classes are located on the Depot Campus. They include offerings in music, art, theater and other specialties. For a free course catalog, call 486-1073.