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Briefs......February 2, 1998
February 2, 1998

Hundred Years of Women scholarship announced
The University has announced its annual 100 Years of Women scholarship. The award goes to a UConn student who has served as a role model or advocate for the role and contributions of women in society. Faculty are encouraged to notify outstanding students who may wish to apply. Applications are due by February 16.

Day of Pride banquet scheduled for high school seniors
The University's 22nd Annual Day of Pride banquet and awards ceremony will be held February 22, in Putnam Refectory. High school seniors from across the state will be honored for their outstanding academic and leadership accomplishments. A reception will begin at noon, followed by a buffet dinner and awards program at 1 p.m.

Save a life, give blood during the UConn blood drive
The UConn blood drive starts next week at Jorgensen Gallery on the ground floor of Jorgensen Auditorium. The hours are:

Monday, February 9 noon-5 p.m.
Tuesday, February 10 noon-5 p.m.
Wednesday, February 11 noon-8 p.m.
Thursday, February 12 noon-5 p.m.
Friday, February 13 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Call (800) GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) to make an appointment.

Help with tax returns available for retired in Storrs area
Volunteers will offer assistance in preparing income tax returns at no charge for elderly and retired people in the Storrs area. The service will be available from February 2 through April 15, at Mansfield Senior Center, 303 Maple Road, Storrs. Hours are 9 -11 a.m., Monday and Friday, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, no appointment necessary. Bring your financial records for the year 1997. The service is sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons.

Financial aid office issues reminder on application deadline
The Student Financial Aid Office has issued a reminder that the 1998-99 deadline for applications is March 1. Application materials for summer 1998, fall 1998, and spring 1999 are available at the Student Financial Aid Office.