NCSA 30 | 1998 January
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January 1998

President Clinton mentions NCSA

On the morning after delivering a State of the Union message that emphasized the importance of education, President Clinton spoke to a packed house at the University of Illinois Assembly Hall on the Urbana-Champaign campus. The President emphasized the important roles the University and NCSA have played in technology development. He twice mentioned the work of NCSA Director Larry Smarr, who is a member of...

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NSF supports DAST

NCSA received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide a distributed application support center for users developing new capabilities using NSF's very high performance Backbone Network Service (vBNS). NSF named NCSA as Distributed Applications Support Team (DAST) for the National Laboratory for Applied Networking Research (NLANR), a distributed laboratory with staff at all of NSF's supercomputer centers. As such, an NCSA...

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