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Volume 32 Issue 17

Maps aren't what they used to be on geology & planetary science web site >

April 27th, 2000

Have a few minutes before you have to punch the ol' time clock? Try calling up the Department of Geology and Planetary Science (GPS) web site at: www.geology.pitt.edu Whether you want to review the geological history of the Pittsburgh area or get the latest data on earthquakes and volcanoes or see some satellite pictures of […]

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Info available of road closings for marathon >

April 27th, 2000

This year, the UPMC Health System/City of Pittsburgh Marathon plays host to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men's Marathon on May 7. City streets throughout the 26.2-mile race course will be closed for portions of the day. The race day event schedule has been changed to accommodate the Olympic Trials event. All races start […]

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Med school magazine wins national award >

April 27th, 2000

The School of Medicine magazine, Pitt Med, has been awarded a Gold Medal from the national Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the special constituency magazine category. First published last October, Pitt Med shares the ongoing intellectual endeavors of the medical school with alumni and friends. The magazine promotes the quality […]

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UPCI launches center for medical entrepreneurship >

April 27th, 2000

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has launched the Scott Limbach Center for Medical Entrepreneurship. The Limbach Center will promote medical entrepreneurial knowledge and activities among UPCI faculty and students through education and resource support. Initial funding for the center has been provided by a grant from Scott Limbach. Educational activities of the Limbach […]

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Judge rules for Pitt in same-sex benefits case >

April 27th, 2000

Attorneys from the ACLU said yester- day that they haven't decided how to proceed following an Allegheny County judge's ruling that Pitt does not discriminate by denying health benefits to employees' gay and lesbian partners. Pitt officials, meanwhile, weren't saying whether they plan to file for a permanent injunction in a further effort to kill […]

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UPMC listed among "most wired" >

April 27th, 2000

For the second year in a row, Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has named UPMC Health System one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals and health systems in the United States for its use of technology to serve its patients, doctors, nurses and employees. According to the magazine, the most wired hospital systems give patients […]

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