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Volume 34 Issue 15

Major renovations okayed for Stephen Foster, Trees, Field House >

April 4th, 2002

Trustees have approved $6.6 million in renovations to Trees Hall, Fitzgerald Field House and the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre. The trustees' property and facilities committee voted March 25 to include the three projects in Pitt's capital budget. The proposed $5.1 million, three-year renovation of athletic facilities in Trees Hall and Fitzgerald Field House is expected […]

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A closer look at some selected Books & Journals: Joan Leach/Social Epistemology >

April 4th, 2002

Joan Leach earned her Ph.D. through Pitt's rhetoric of science program, went to England for seven years as assistant professor at the University of London – Imperial College, and came back to Pitt as a faculty member this January with a controversial journal in tow. Leach is executive editor of Social Epistemology: A Journal of […]

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CAS names Bellet teaching award winners >

April 4th, 2002

Four Pitt Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences faculty members were named winners of the 2002 Tina and David Bellet CAS Teaching Excellence Awards. The annual teaching awards were established in 1998 with a $200,000 donation from the Bellet family to recognize outstanding and innovative teaching in undergraduate Arts and Sciences. This year's winners […]

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A closer look at some selected Books & Journals: Nicholas Rescher/”Luck” >

April 4th, 2002

What if passengers on United Flight 93 had tried to overpower terrorist hijackers minutes earlier last Sept. 11, when the plane was flying over Pittsburgh? What if the hijackers — outnumbered and losing control of the situation — had then aborted their plan to attack Washington, D.C., and settled for crashing into the tallest building […]

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Annual food drive set for April 10-30 >

April 4th, 2002

Pitt's Partnership for Food Drive 2002 will be held April 10-30 to benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Contributors can participate by bringing nonperishable food and household items to designated campus collection sites. The most-needed food items are baby formula and food, stews, chunky soups, peanut butter, packaged meals, tuna, meats and cereals. Household […]

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Bradford gets new scholarship fund >

April 4th, 2002

George and Susan Evans of Bradford have established a new scholarship at Pitt's Bradford campus in memory of Michael R. Cavalline. The Evanses gave a gift of $30,000 to create the Michael R. Cavalline Scholarship Fund, named in memory of Susan Evans's father. The Evanses' gift will be matched by the Reed-Coit Scholarship Challenge, which […]

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