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Volume 38 Issue 8

On Teaching: Business professor Ray Jones >

December 8th, 2005

Yesterday, Dec. 7, was the 64th anniversary of the “day which will live in infamy” as the starting point of the United States involvement in World War II. Last August, the country marked the 60th anniversary of the war’s end on Aug. 14, 1945. The unconditional surrender of the Japanese government followed within 10 days […]

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Nordenberg to receive district CASE leadership award >

December 8th, 2005

Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg has been selected to receive the Chief Executive Leadership Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II. He will receive the award at the CASE annual awards gala Feb. 6 at the Hilton Pittsburgh. The CASE award recognizes “outstanding efforts in promoting the understanding and support […]

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Long-term staff recall years at Pitt >

December 8th, 2005

Philip Hopbell once went 17 years without missing a day of work. “I enjoy my job,” says Hopbell, a 40-year Pitt staff veteran who is manager of central receiving services in Business Operations. “I’m often the first one here and the last to leave.” Attitude is key, agrees Dwight W. Fong, a Pitt Book Center […]

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Welsh Nationality Room donations nearing goal >

December 8th, 2005

David M. Roderick, former chair and CEO of U.S. Steel Corporation, has solicited gifts from three major Pittsburgh institutions toward the establishment of the Welsh Nationality Classroom. U.S. Steel Corp., the Richard King Mellon Foundation and UPMC each have contributed $50,000. The committee has raised approximately $400,000 of its $450,000 goal. Roderick recently gave a […]

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University recognizes long-term staff >

December 8th, 2005

50-year award • Graduate School of Public Health Paul C. Magee ————— 40-year awards • Office of the Chancellor Sandra S. Bayus • School of Arts and Sciences Nancy A. Robinson • School of Education Shirley J. Breitigam • University Center for International Studies E. Maxine Bruhns • University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute William P. […]

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Pitt ranks 6th in business start ups >

December 8th, 2005

Pitt was the sixth most prolific college or university in the country in the number of start-up companies created in fiscal year 2004, according to the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) 2004 survey of licensing and commercialization activities. With 10 companies created in 2004 as a result of Pitt research, the University tied with […]

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Was A-bomb key in ending WWII? Goldstein says yes >

December 8th, 2005

Yesterday, Dec. 7, was the 64th anniversary of the “day which will live in infamy” as the starting point of the United States involvement in World War II. Last August, the country marked the 60th anniversary of the war’s end on Aug. 14, 1945. The unconditional surrender of the Japanese government followed within 10 days […]

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Palliative care training funded for med students >

December 8th, 2005

When patients no longer respond to curative treatments, medical students often find themselves ill equipped to assist with the complex physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs associated with dying. A $1.1 million four-year grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will enable faculty at Pitt’s Institute to Enhance Palliative Care to integrate information technology and […]

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