The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded a five-year, $6.9 million grant to the Intervention Center for Late-Life Mood Disorders at UPMC Health System's Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC). The WPIC center is recognized as one of only three NIMH centers of excellence for research and treatment of elderly depression. The grant […]
The next dean of Pitt's School of Dental Medicine won't necessarily be a dentist. Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Arthur S. Levine has told the dean search committee to consider candidates from outside the dental profession, as long as they are accomplished administrators and/or educators who are familiar with emerging trends in dental science. […]
Visiting professors and students at Pitt — regardless of their voting residence, legal residence or permanent residence — who are living in the area on April 1 should fill out the census form that is expected to come to their street address this month. The census, taken every 10 years since 1790, counts people at […]
Retired Pitt associate professor of engineering Wesley M. Rohrer Jr. died of cancer March 9, 2000, at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital. He was 78. Rohrer taught at the University for more than 40 years, beginning at the Johnstown campus in 1947. He joined the faculty of the School of Engineering's Department of Mechanical Engineering in […]
The expected demolition late this month of the buildings bounded by Forbes and Oakland avenues and Sennott and South Bouquet streets to make way for the Multi-Purpose Academic Complex (MPAC) will close an important chapter in Pitt's history and in the history of Pitt's relations with the Oakland community. In the block just south of […]
A memorial service for Enid Goldberg, dean of the School of Nursing from 1973 to 1991, will be held May 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Heinz Chapel. A reception will be held following the service, at a location to be announced.