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Volume 32 Issue 14

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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The 2-block area >

March 16th, 2000

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 […]

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Memorial service for Enid Goldberg planned >

March 16th, 2000

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.

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Employee rates for 2 health benefit options remain unchanged; cost of 1 will increase >

March 16th, 2000

The price that employees pay for Pitt health insurance won't increase for the two managed care plans to be offered here beginning July 1. But employees will pay more for Comprehensive (deductible) plan coverage. Monthly rates for Comprehensive will increase from $23 to $59 for individuals, from $95 to $175 for parent/children coverage, from $124 […]

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PNC endows molecular oncology research at Pitt >

March 16th, 2000

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has received an endowment of $200,000 from the PNC Bank Foundation to support research in molecular oncology in the newly established PNC Molecular Oncology Laboratory. The lab will be located in the Hillman Cancer Center, Shadyside, which is slated to open in early 2002. "PNC is proud to […]

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10-year tenure review period proposed for clinical faculty in medical school >

March 16th, 2000

The tenure review pe- riod for School of Medicine faculty with clinical responsibilities would be lengthened to 10 years, under a proposal that Pitt trustees are expected to consider this summer. Currently, clinical faculty in the medical school have seven years to qualify for tenure, as do faculty in other Pitt schools. But given the […]

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SAC collecting baby items for new service project >

March 16th, 2000

The Staff Association Council (SAC) announced the first of a series of new community service projects at its March 15 meeting. Lydia Howard, program and planning committee chair, said SAC will sponsor a "Baby Shower for Mothers" project through the Roselia Center, a nonprofit organization that assists single mothers during pregnancy and after childbirth. Howard […]

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