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Volume 32 Issue 15

Presidential candidate: Nathan Hershey >

March 30th, 2000

Nathan Hershey When I began my service as Senate vice president nearly five years ago, I was well aware of the apparent hostility between the faculty, and the administration and the Board of Trustees. I felt that finding ways to improve the relationship would be a very desirable and useful undertaking. After I was elected […]

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Presidential candidate: Gordon MacLeod >

March 30th, 2000

MacLeod isn't running for re-election this spring. He's been named academic dean of the fall 1999 Semester at Sea voyage and will spend much of his extracurricular time recruiting faculty and otherwise preparing for the around-the-world trip. "I wouldn't have time to do that and be Senate president," MacLeod said. –University Times March 15,1998 Now, […]

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Burkoff named associate law dean >

March 30th, 2000

John M. Burkoff has been named associate dean of the School of Law effective July 2000. He replaces Rhonda Wasserman, who will return to the law faculty. Pitt professor of law since 1976, Burkoff is an author, teacher, public speaker, lawyer and expert witness. He has published eight books and over 50 articles in the […]

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KGSB's info technology program ranked in top 10 >

March 30th, 2000

Pitt's Katz Graduate School of Business ranked in the top 10 in two recent surveys of business schools' information technology (IT) programs. The Financial Times survey covered 106 schools worldwide and was based on more than 5,000 questionnaire responses. In the category of IT, Katz ranked among the top 10 such programs in the nation. […]

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Law library gets $1 million >

March 30th, 2000

Pitt's School of Law has received $1 million from Yolanda G. Barco to endow support for the George J. Barco and Yolanda G. Barco Law Library. "The endowment funds provided by this wonderful gift ensure that the Barco Law Library has one of the world's best collections of legal materials," said Dean David Herring. "The […]

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University, RAND Corp. set up health care research institute >

March 30th, 2000

The University and the RAND Corp. have formed a partnership to establish a joint health care research institute in Pittsburgh. The RAND/University of Pittsburgh Health Research Institute will focus on implementing and evaluating health care interventions in real world environments, linking clinical innovations with health care policy to create and sustain improvements in health care […]

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