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Dr. Neal F. Lane has been nominated as NSF's next director. Lane is provost of Rice University, a former Chancellor of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and NSF's Director of the Division of Physics in 1979. He chaired the NSF Committee for Advanced Scientific Computing that helped create NSF supercomputer centers. His research is in the theory of atomic collisions. [Robert L. Park ([email protected]), WHAT'S NEW, 7/16/93.] (Can a physics-knowledgeable director help steer government away from space stations and supercolliders?)

President Clinton has also selected David Barram as Deputy Secretary of Commerce. [U.S. Newswire, 7/13/93. EDUPAGE.] Barram is from Silicon Valley, and actively recruited Sculley and others during the presidential campaign.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has new, larger offices at 1001 G Street NW, Suite 950 East, Washington, DC 20001; (202) 347-5400, (202) 393-5509 Fax. [[email protected], EFFector Online, 6/25. net-happenings.]