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Volume 38 Issue 9

One on One:

W. Stephen Coleman >

January 5th, 2006

W. Stephen Coleman has pretty much done it all in the theatre and in film. The associate professor of theatre arts not only teaches both graduate and undergraduate acting and directing classes, he acts and directs professionally as well. In addition to more than 200 roles on the stage, Coleman (using his stage name, Alex […]

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UCSUR seeks applications for Manners awards >

January 5th, 2006

The University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) is seeking applicants for the annual Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards. Two awards of up to $10,000 each relating to work in the social, behavioral and policy sciences will be given in honor of Manners, who worked at UCSUR for 26 years and was assistant […]

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University Press awards Starrett poetry prize >

January 5th, 2006

Rick Hilles, a Nashville, TN, author, is the 2005 winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, awarded by the University of Pittsburgh Press for an outstanding first full-length book of poetry. His manuscript, “Brother Savage,” was selected from several hundred entries and will be published by the Press in fall 2006. Established in 1981, […]

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OBITUARY: Welsh S. White >

January 5th, 2006

Welsh S. White, Bessie McKee Walthour Endowed Chair and professor in the School of Law, died Dec. 31, 2005, of lung cancer. He was 65. A national authority on the death penalty, White began teaching at Pitt in 1968. His teaching specialties were criminal procedure and evidence. Author of three books on capital punishment — […]

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OBITUARY: Peter W. Land >

January 5th, 2006

Peter W. Land, associate professor of neurobiology who served on the training faculty of the Center for Neuroscience, died of a heart attack Dec. 13, 2005, while in a meeting on campus. He was 56. The Chicago native, who earned a Ph.D. in anatomy in 1977 at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, came […]

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Pitt targets recycling >

January 5th, 2006

The new year is just a few days old. Have you kept your resolutions? If your vows to quit smoking or to avoid those leftover holiday cookies have already fallen by the wayside, perhaps there’s a simpler resolution to consider, one that will please Mother Nature and Pitt’s Office of Facilities Management, too: Recycle more. […]

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