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Volume 34 Issue 13

Clara & C.C. Li establish GSPH endowment >

March 7th, 2002

World-renowned Pitt geneticist Li Ching Chun — better known to Westerners as C.C. Li — and his wife Clara L. Li have established an endowment at the Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH). The C.C. Li Endowed Research and Education Fund in Human Genetics will provide resources to support research and education in human genetics […]

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Daffodil sale benefits cancer research, services >

March 7th, 2002

Employees at Pitt are invited to join the effort to fight cancer during the fifth annual fund-raising campaign, Daffodil Days. Daffodils will be sold from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 20 in the William Pitt Union Lower Level 1. A bunch of 10 daffodils costs $6. Cash and checks will be accepted. The […]

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Nordenberg declines to specify tuition hike size if governor's cut is okayed by legislators >

March 7th, 2002

HARRISBURG — Unlike the heads of Pennsylvania's three other state-related universities, Pitt Chancellor Mark Nordenberg refused to declare publicly last week that his school would increase tuition by 10 percent or more next fall if state legislators approve Gov. Mark Schweiker's recommended budget. But Nordenberg hinted that a double-digit tuition hike was likely at Pitt, […]

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CGS honors 4 faculty >

March 7th, 2002

The College of General Studies (CGS) honored four teachers with Students' Choice Awards at its annual Excellence in CGS reception Feb. 22. The event is sponsored by the CGS student government and recognizes CGS student scholarship winners and the outstanding student of the year, in addition to honoring faculty members and instructors selected by students. […]

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Chancellor won't speculate about pay hikes for next year >

March 7th, 2002

Following last week's legislative hearings in Harrisburg, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg wouldn't speculate about Pitt salary increases for this summer. But he told the University Times: "We recognize that the progress of the University is tied to the talent and the hard work of the people at Pitt, and we will do everything that we can […]

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UPT signs pact with LECOM >

March 7th, 2002

Officials of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy and Pitt's Titusville (UPT) campus have established an affiliation giving qualified UPT students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in five years. UPT President Michael A. Worman said,"This agreement assures students that, if they perform well academically, they will be […]

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Long-term care plan available >

March 7th, 2002

While long- and short-term disability plans compensate employees for lost pay, they don't cover costs of nursing home or in-home care — which average $46,000 and $12,000 per year, respectively, according to the Health Insurance Association of America. Nearly half of Americans receiving long-term care are under the age of 65, researchers have found. Beginning […]

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UCIS names winners of 1st GAP grants >

March 7th, 2002

The first group of grants from the Global Academic Partnership (GAP) has been announced by Pitt's University Center for International Studies (UCIS). GAP was launched last fall to strengthen interdisciplinary research on, and curriculum development in, global themes at Pitt while enhancing the University's international scholarly ties and raising its international profile. The partnership provides […]

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Pitt capital campaign has raised $472 million of $500 million goal >

March 7th, 2002

As of Jan. 31, Pitt's capital campaign had raised $472 million in gifts and pledges toward its $500 million goal, the University's chief fundraiser said last week. The campaign, midway through its fifth year, continues through June 30, 2003. Of the $472 million raised by the end of January, 40 percent was from foundations, 32 […]

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March 12 forum to focus on Fort Pitt bridge project >

March 7th, 2002

Pitt's Parking, Transportation and Services is sponsoring an information forum on the impact of the upcoming Fort Pitt Bridge and Tunnel construction project. The session will be held March 12, noon – 1 p.m., in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. Officials from PennDOT and the Port Authority will field questions on the project. PennDOT […]

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