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Volume 28 Issue 16

Kristol, Galbreath to deliver lectures this year >

April 11th, 1996

Since 1970, Pitt's American Experience Distinguished Lecture Series has been luring pundits and politicians, editors and economists, media figures and military brass to the Pittsburgh campus. The series will mark its 25th anniversary with an April 16 lecture by William Kristol, Republican Party strategist, editor and publisher of the newly launched conservative journal, The Standard. […]

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Local memorial service today for SAS crash victims >

April 11th, 1996

A memorial service for Pittsburgher Jack Wilson and six other people who died in a recent bus accident in India will be held today, April 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel. Five of the victims, including Wilson, were passengers on the current around-the-world voyage of the Pitt-sponsored Semester at Sea (SAS) program. Wilson, […]

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Lecturer to discuss cultural hybridity, the linking of history and literature >

April 11th, 1996

Natalie Zemon Davis, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Princeton University, will deliver this year's Edward P. Thompson Memorial Lecture today, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kurtzman Room of the William Pitt Union. Davis will lecture on cultural hybridity, the linking of history and literature, the past and the present. The title […]

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Obituaries >

April 11th, 1996

Editor's note: The following obituaries were submitted to the University Times this week by the School of Library and Information Science. Jack Belzer Jack Belzer, professor emeritus in the School of Library and Information Science, died June 22, 1995, at his home in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 85. Belzer was born Jan. 16, 1910, […]

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14 oncologists form network >

April 11th, 1996

Fourteen of the region's leading oncologists have joined together to form a community network in association with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). Called Hematology-Oncology Associates, the network currently serves hospitals throughout Allegheny County, as well as Latrobe, Greensburg, Jeannette, Uniontown and Weirton, W. Va. As more oncologists join the network, it will expand […]

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Revised draft of faculty-student relationship policy under review >

April 11th, 1996

A proposed policy that would restrict romantic relationships between Pitt faculty and students is not a done deal, senior administrators said this week. Interim Chancellor Mark Nordenberg told Senate Council April 8 that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was premature in reporting recently that he was about to sign the policy and that "classroom romance between faculty […]

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Senate Council debates impact of confusion over relationship between University and UPMC >

April 11th, 1996

Pitt does not run the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) hospitals. They are owned and operated by the UPMC System, Inc., which is a separate corporation. But many people outside the University, as well as inside, apparently don’t know that. During the April 8 Senate Council meeting, faculty and administrators debated whether debated whether […]

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University Senate announces first community service award winners >

April 11th, 1996

Winners of the University Senate's first Community Service Recognition Awards include a children's health advocate, a community organization leader, a mental health nurse who helps abused women and grieving widows and widowers, and a church volunteer who is active in projects ranging from delivering hot meals to the elderly to organizing a gang-peace summit. The […]

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