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Volume 34 Issue 1

Health Sciences schools collaborate to offer MS, certificate in clinical research >

August 30th, 2001

In two years, 31 health care professionals are expected to add another degree to go along with their M.D.s, Ph.D.s and Pharm.D.s — a master of science or a certificate in clinical research from Pitt. The program, a collaboration among the schools of the Health Sciences, will teach a diverse group of individuals including doctors, […]

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Remembering Wes: Friends, family, former colleagues reminisce >

August 30th, 2001

E. Maxine Bruhns Director of the Nationality Rooms Program Wesley Wentz Posvar's name indicated his European heritage. He wore the badge proudly. Since part of his ancestry was Moravian, he was pleased that he could look into the Czechoslovak Room from his office. He often took his guests on a tour of the Nationality Rooms […]

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Athletics offers tickets on-line >

August 30th, 2001

The athletics department has established an on-line service center that allows purchase of single-game football tickets for the six home games scheduled this fall at Heinz Field. The on-line center is accessible at www. pittsburghpanthers.com. Plans for the web site include options for renewing season tickets and for purchasing single-game tickets for the upcoming men's […]

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Dunbar-Jacob named dean of nursing school >

August 30th, 2001

Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, a faculty member here for 17 years and founding director of Pitt's Center for Nursing Research, has been appointed dean of the School of Nursing. She succeeds Dean Ellen Rudy and Interim Dean Lynda Davidson. "Dr. Dunbar-Jacob's accomplishments as an educator, researcher, and leader along with her record of service to the nursing […]

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Pitt, UPMC take U.S.-style residencies to Japan >

August 30th, 2001

The School of Medicine and UPMC Health System have signed an agreement to assist Teine Keijinkai Hospital in Sapporo, Japan, to establish and operate a U.S.-style residency training program in internal medicine. "This program is the culmination of two years of work and becomes one of only a handful of programs in Japan to use […]

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Budget policies urges 5% hike in next year's faculty salary pool >

August 30th, 2001

As Pitt prepares its state appropriation request for the next fiscal year, a University Senate committee is again calling on the administration to close the gap between professors' salaries here and the average faculty pay among Pitt's fellow members of the Association of American Universities (AAU). In an Aug. 28 letter to Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, […]

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SHRS helping to establish similar school in India >

August 30th, 2001

Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) has been asked by the government of India to help establish a similar institution in the South Asian country. Katherine D. Seelman, associate dean of SHRS, is leading the effort to set up the partnership. A former director of the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research […]

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Dykstra to leave post in Commonwealth Relations >

August 30th, 2001

Ann M. Dykstra, Pitt director of Com monwealth Relations for seven years, will leave at the end of September to become an administrator at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. She will be executive assistant to Dickinson's president and secretary of the college. "I'll be more focused on higher education administration than I am in my […]

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UPMC renews marathon sponsorship >

August 30th, 2001

UPMC Health System has renewed its title sponsorship of the City of Pittsburgh Marathon. The 2002 marathon will be May 5. UPMC Health System has been the title sponsor since 1996. Under UPMC's corporate sponsorship, marathon event participation has grown by about 50 percent. The Mellon relay team competition has grown to be one of […]

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Some Day of Caring projects still in need of Pitt volunteers >

August 30th, 2001

Pitt staff and faculty volunteers again will be lending a hand in the community for the 11th annual Day of Caring Sept. 21. More than 500 Pitt volunteers, including family members and friends, are expected to work in surrounding neighborhoods and at local and regional agencies as part of this year's Pitt-United Way campaign. In […]

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