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Volume 32 Issue 11

New master's programs in law studies, occupational therapy await board okay >

February 3rd, 2000

The Board of Trustees' academic affairs/ libraries committee on Jan. 20 gave preliminary approval to two new master's level programs — in occupational therapy and law studies. The programs await final approval by the full board at its Feb. 24 meeting. Neither program would require additional Pitt funding, according to proposals distributed to trustees. If […]

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UPJ plans getaway family weekend >

February 3rd, 2000

Family-oriented informal classes, performances and field trips highlight a weekend getaway this summer at Pitt's Johnstown campus June 23 – 27. Guests will stay at the UPJ Living/Learning Center. Located in a wooded setting, the center includes on-site cafeteria, exercise room, recreation lounge, sauna and laundry facilities. Each room has a private bath, telephone, microwave […]

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Discrimination lawsuit against UPJ is dropped >

February 3rd, 2000

Pitt officials have announced that a sexual and racial discrimination lawsuit against the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) and its president, filed in July 1998 by UPJ's then-director of affirmative action, was dropped late last year. Clea Hollis had filed a three-count complaint in U.S. District Court accusing UPJ President Albert Etheridge of demeaning, […]

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OBITUARY: Tamara Horowitz >

February 3rd, 2000

The first woman to chair Pitt's Department of Philosophy, Tamara Horowitz, died at her Shadyside home Jan. 30, 2000, of complications from a brain tumor. She was 49. Horowitz first came to Pitt as an Andrew Mellon postdoctoral fellow in 1977-78. In 1985, she returned as a visiting assistant professor of philosophy and joined the […]

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ON TEACHING- David Y. Miller >

February 3rd, 2000

David Y. Miller always begins his "Comparative Regional Governing" course by telling his students two things: * He won't be giving them any tests. And yet… * By the end of the term, when they're filling out course evaluations and come to the question, "How hard did you work in this class compared with your […]

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OBITUARY: Arthur Tuden >

February 3rd, 2000

Each semester for more than three decades, Arthur Tuden introduced some 300 Pitt students to cultural anthropology. Few, if any, found the experience boring. "When I arrived here as a graduate student in 1969, I would stand outside the door of that big lecture hall in David Lawrence Hall to watch and listen to Arthur […]

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Faculty honored for teaching research, public service efforts >

February 3rd, 2000

Winners of the Chancellor's Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Research and Public Service were announced this week. Teaching award recipients are: Susan A. Albrecht, of the School of Nursing's health and community systems department; L. Keith Brown, of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) anthropology department; Martin Greenberg, FAS psychology; Joanne J. Viano, Greensburg campus […]

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