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Volume 28 Issue 4

Pitt plans more graduate student housing >

October 12th, 1995

A comprehensive housing strategy plan has been completed by the University and will be presented to the Pittsburgh City Planning Commission on Oct. 18. Developed as a stipulation of the Planning Commission's acceptance of Pitt's master space plan last April, the strategy was made public last month to the general approval of Oakland neighborhood groups […]

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As part of retention efforts, Pitt surveys undergraduate students >

October 12th, 1995

As part of the administration's stepped-up effort to keep students from leaving the University before they graduate, Pitt last week mailed surveys to nearly 2,100 current undergraduates seeking their opinions on a wide variety of student life issues. "Essentially, we're trying to identify matters that are of concern to our students," said Jack Daniel, vice […]

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Grant funds cancer screenings for low-income women >

October 12th, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has been awarded a contract by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide breast and cervical cancer screenings for low-income women who are 50 years of age or older and are uninsured or underinsured. The screenings, which are part of the state's HealthyWoman 50+ Program, are offered through […]

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Figures show fall enrollment is slightly below last year's levels >

October 12th, 1995

Pitt fell below its over- all enrollment goals for fall 1995, according to figures released by the University administration this week. The administration had budgeted for a 1.5 percent increase (the equivalent of 352 full-time students) in undergraduate enrollment this fall. But in fact, undergraduate enrollment declined by 1.1 percent. Graduate enrollment was virtually unchanged […]

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Unionization topic of meeting >

October 12th, 1995

"The Case for and Against Faculty Unionization" will be the theme of the fall meeting of the full University Senate, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. in Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Making the case for a faculty union will be two officers of the United Faculty group that is seeking to organize Pitt faculty: UF President […]

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University kicks off United Way drive >

October 12th, 1995

Pitt's 1995 United Way campaign will open on Oct. 18 with a goal of $450,000, an increase of approximately 6 percent over last year's total of $430,000. Two other goals of this year's campaign are to boost participation from 42 percent last year to over 50 percent this year and to increase individual contributions by […]

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WOODWORKING >

October 12th, 1995

WOODWORKING: If there's something you need — from shelves to Gothic-style chairs to a refinished conference table — this duo in Facilities Management is up to the task As an institution of higher learning, Pitt most often shines its spotlight on the academic area and its faculty. But the University also employs numerous staff who […]

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