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Volume 32 Issue 14

Tuition exchange program an option for college-bound dependents of employees >

March 16th, 2000

The national Tuition Exchange (TE) Pro- gram offers dependent children of Pitt employees the opportunity to attend some 450 participating colleges and universities at reduced tuition or no charge. A Pitt medical professor recently called Suzanne McColloch, the University's tuition exchange liaison, to see whether his son, a sophomore at Duquesne University, would qualify for […]

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WPIC gets $6.9 million NIMH grant >

March 16th, 2000

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 […]

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Dental dean need not be dentist, search group told >

March 16th, 2000

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. […]

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Visiting profs should fill out census forms here >

March 16th, 2000

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 […]

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OBITUARY: Wesley M. Rohrer Jr. >

March 16th, 2000

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 […]

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