April 17, 1997......Volume 26, Issue 28

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Spanier testifies before Congress on Internet 2
Despite the incredible advances in technology, there are still things that faculty and students at research universities across the country can't do because of the limitations of a crowded Internet, according to President Graham B. Spanier, who recently urged Congress to support funding for "the next stage" of the Internet.

Two to receive honorary degrees
A renowned artist and Penn State alumnus and a former University administrator, now head of a national private grantmaking foundation, will be awarded honorary degrees during May commencement ceremonies at Penn State.

Ridge to be at Pattee expansion groundbreaking
When the University Libraries breaks ground for construction of the new Paterno Library on Friday, April 25, Gov. Tom Ridge will be there with his hard hat on.

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