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Volume 32 Issue 10

Extra health, safety precautions taken during stadium demolition >

January 20th, 2000

Health and safety officials at UPMC Health System and Pitt are taking extra precautions during the demolition of Pitt Stadium and subsequent construction of the new convocation center on the stadium's site. UPMC established a task force of staff from the offices of Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Support Services, Construction Management, Infection Control, Security, […]

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Contract extended for AD Pederson >

January 20th, 2000

The University has ex- tended the contract of Athletics Director Steve Pederson, as a reward for his job performance and to make sure he stays at Pitt. Pederson and Pitt senior administrators won't disclose details of the extension, except to call it "competitive" in terms of compensation and duration. Since his hiring in October 1996, […]

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Asian Studies/AIU seminar targets pre-college teachers >

January 20th, 2000

Three weeks into what has been trumpeted as the Asian Century, U.S. high schools and middle schools still tend to teach history, geography, economics and world culture from a Western point of view, many educators agree. To help swing pre-college curricula in a more easterly direction, Pitt's Asian studies program is joining with the Allegheny […]

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OBITUARY: Charles Gray Watson >

January 20th, 2000

A memorial service for Charles Gray Watson, a Pitt clinician and surgery professor since 1968, will be held this Sunday at 11 a.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel. The service also will honor his father and fellow surgeon, James Rose Watson, who died three months ago. Charles Watson, 63, died of respiratory failure at UPMC Presbyterian […]

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UPB scholarship fund set up >

January 20th, 2000

A Bradford campus alumnus who loved history is now part of Pitt-Bradford history thanks to a scholarship fund set up by his parents. Gene and Louise Salvucci of Bradford have established the John F. Salvucci Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of their son, who attended Pitt-Bradford from 1978 to 1984. Louise Salvucci said that John, […]

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Pitt's Generations Together receives governor's award >

January 20th, 2000

Pitt's Generations Together has received the Governor's Silver and Gold Award for its work in uniting young people with the older population in programs and activities that benefit both parties. The Silver and Gold Awards were created by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to commemorate the "International Year of Older Persons — Toward a Society […]

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