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Volume 34 Issue 9

Trustees approve salary hikes for Pitt senior administrators >

January 10th, 2002

Pitt's Board of Trustees compensation committee Dec. 6 raised Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg's salary by 5.4 percent to $342,500 for fiscal year 2002. Trustees also approved, at Nordenberg's recommendation, raises for seven other Pitt administrative officers. The new salaries are retroactive to July 1, the beginning of Pitt's fiscal year. "The University of Pittsburgh continues […]

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Marathon training seminars start Jan. 12 >

January 10th, 2002

To help runners of all levels with their preparation for the 2002 UPMC Health System/City of Pittsburgh Marathon on May 5, New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. will present UPMC's annual free training seminar series. The first seminar will be from 10 a.m.-noon on Jan. 12, in the LHAS auditorium, UPMC Montefiore. Following the seminar, from […]

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Pitt United Way pushes to reach goal >

January 10th, 2002

The Pittsburgh campus's United Way campaign has raised $635,000 in gifts and pledges from faculty, staff, students and retirees. That's $40,000 short of the campaign's $675,000 goal, so members of the campaign's steering committee this week are e-mailing and phoning previous donors who have not yet given. "Because of your generous, past support, we ask […]

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Clarification >

January 10th, 2002

The Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize has been awarded to the manuscript "A Defense of Poetry" by Gabriel Gudding. The University of Pittsburgh Press provided an incorrect title for publication in the Nov. 21 issue of the University Times.

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Med school establishes immunology dept. >

January 10th, 2002

Pitt's School of Medicine has announced the formation of a new Department of Immunology for more than 30 of its faculty members currently working in various departments on research projects in immunology, as well as for teaching and training students and fellows. Immunology, the study of the immune system, is a formal academic discipline with […]

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The city as classroom: Urban studies program provides students with variety of options >

January 10th, 2002

Inquiring minds want to know: What can a student do with an urban studies major? The answer, according to Pitt's Urban Studies Program coordinator, is up to the student. "I work with students to try to get them to understand first of all what it is they want to do, and then what the various […]

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GSPIA sets up clinic to aid nonprofits >

January 10th, 2002

Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) has launched a clinic whose mission is to assist regional nonprofits in becoming high-performing organizations. "Throughout the United States, and particularly in western Pennsylvania, the nonprofit sector has grown dramatically in the past three decades," said Leon L. Haley, Pitt associate professor of public affairs and […]

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Bradford gets $1 million gift >

January 10th, 2002

Pitt's Bradford campus has received $1 million from the estate of Bradford resident Dorothy Reed, the largest bequest in the campus's 38-year history and the second largest single gift from an individual. The gift will be used to establish a matching scholarship fund called the Reed-Coit Scholarship Challenge. The challenge is named for Reed and […]

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