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Volume 28 Issue 15

Offices of Facilities Management move into Eureka Bldg. >

March 28th, 1996

The offices of Facilities Management are moving from the ground floor of Benedum Hall to the Eureka Building, 3400 Forbes Ave. The effective date of the move is April 1. Facilities Management will retain its same telephone numbers. The office can be reached Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 624-9500 and after […]

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SBDC sets up small-business Web site >

March 28th, 1996

Pitt's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has established a business reference site for the small-business community on the World Wide Web. The address is: http://www.pitt.edu/~sbdc/ "The greatest benefit of the SBDC web sites is that we have gathered the most important information for small businesses and located it in one place," said Ann Dugan, director […]

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If approved, Bigelow test closing isn't expected until September >

March 28th, 1996

Forget about the test closing of Bigelow Boulevard between Forbes Avenue and Fifth Avenue until probably September. Even if the public hearing on legislation approving the closing set for April 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Frick International Studies Academy brings a favorable response and City Council approves the action at either its April 9 […]

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UPJ vice president accepts Shepherd College presidency >

March 28th, 1996

David L. Dunlop, vice president for Academic Affairs at Pitt's Johnstown campus (UPJ), will leave UPJ in July to become president of Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, W. Va. Dunlop has been a UPJ faculty member since 1973. He served as UPJ's interim president after the retirement of President Frank H. Blackington in December 1993 until […]

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Holder named dean of engineering school >

March 28th, 1996

In a move that surprised some members of the University community, Provost James Maher on March 14 named Gerald Holder as dean of the School of Engineering without conducting a search. Holder, who has been associate dean of engineering since July 1995, will replace H. K. Chang, who is leaving Pitt to become vice chancellor […]

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Liver cell growth lays groundwork for development of artificial livers >

March 28th, 1996

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) researchers say they have grown normal liver cells in the laboratory, an accomplishment that lays the groundwork for developing artificial livers to help alleviate a shortage of transplantable livers. The discovery of the liver cell-growing process, reported in the March issue of the Journal of Cell Biology, also could […]

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