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Volume 34 Issue 14

UPG establishes MIS degree program >

March 21st, 2002

Pitt's Greensburg campus has established the Da Vinci Scholarship Program, inspired by the Italian Renaissance genius who epitomized the well-education individual. Students from the Greensburg campus who demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship, leadership and community service are eligible. Winners receive a $1,000 award that may be applied to tuition or study abroad.

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Bradford alumni group creates scholarship >

March 21st, 2002

Pitt's Bradford campus Alumni Association (PBAA) has established a scholarship to honor alumnus Dennis Lowery for his longstanding service to the college and its alumni. The PBAA/Dennis Lowery Scholarship was established with a $5,000 gift from Tom Williams, who attended Pitt-Bradford from 1964 to 1965, and his wife, Doris. The Williamses' gift will be matched […]

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Corporatization of universities decried >

March 21st, 2002

Worshipers would be outraged to enter a church and see a statue of Christ wearing Calvin Klein underwear, or a Nike swoosh among the calligraphy in a mosque. Yet, North America's secular sanctuaries — its colleges and universities — shamelessly sell advertising space and naming rights to the highest bidders, said the keynote speaker at […]

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Dean named American Pharmaceutical Assn. fellow >

March 21st, 2002

Randy P. Juhl, dean of pharmacy, was named a fellow of the American Pharmaceutical Association by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science Awards Committee. The honor recognizes an academy member who has demonstrated progressive, exemplary service and achievements in his or her professional area. In 1992, Juhl was appointed first chair of the U.S. […]

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Middle States Assn. report praises Pitt >

March 21st, 2002

Pitt received a glowing report — with occasional caveats — from the evaluation team of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the region's accrediting agency for institutions of higher education. The report is a generalized evaluation drawn from a review of a Pitt self-study and interviews with Pitt administrators, faculty, staff and students […]

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UPG sets up Da Vinci scholarship >

March 21st, 2002

Pitt's Greensburg campus has established the Da Vinci Scholarship Program, inspired by the Italian Renaissance genius who epitomized the well-education individual. Students from the Greensburg campus who demonstrate the highest standards of scholarship, leadership and community service are eligible. Winners receive a $1,000 award that may be applied to tuition or study abroad.

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Law clinic to remain on campus >

March 21st, 2002

Pitt's Environmental Law Clinic will remain a part of the law school, with private funds covering the clinic's operating costs. The decision runs counter to one option that would have moved the clinic off-campus as a separate, non-profit unit. In a March 14 statement, law Dean David Herring wrote that "the existing structure and staffing […]

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OBITUARY: Wade Lanford Fite >

March 21st, 2002

Wade L. Fite, professor emeritus in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, died Feb. 22, 2002, at his home in Fox Chapel. He had been suffering from heart and kidney failure. He was 76. Following service in the Army during World War II, Fite earned his degree in physics and mathematics at the University of […]

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