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Volume 28 Issue 4

Herberman named to Health Science post >

October 12th, 1995

Ronald Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), has been appointed Pitt associate vice chancellor for research, Health Sciences. In the newly created job, Herberman will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating biomedical scientific research programs at the University. Thomas Detre, senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences, said in a written statement: […]

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Film on UN premieres here >

October 12th, 1995

In honor of the United Nations' 50th anniversary, Pitt, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and The Pittsburgh UN50 Coalition will present the documentary film premiere of "In Search of Peace: 50 Years of the U.S. in the U.N." The premiere will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 in 2P56 Forbes Quad. […]

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Herb Stein >

October 12th, 1995

A memorial service for Herb Stein, a longtime, part-time faculty member in the communication department, will be held Oct. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel. Stein, 67, formerly was a WQED-TV producer and also served as editor of Pittsburgh Magazine. He also was a former member of the University Times advisory board. "He […]

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University Press book named finalist in LA Times competition >

October 12th, 1995

"City of Salt" by Gregory Orr, published as part of the University of Pittsburgh Press Poetry Series, has been named a finalist in the 1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize program. Pitt was one of only four university presses in the country with a title on The Times's finalists' list, which was announced last month. […]

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New chancellor should be more attentive to regionals, search committee told at hearings >

October 12th, 1995

GREENSBURG — Conversation overheard on Pitt's Greensburg campus: Student: "Hey, did you hear the honchos from the 'O' will be on campus next week?" Another student (impressed but confused): "Really? The Original Hot Dog Shop?" No, these "honchos" were from Pitt's chancellor search committee. And the "O" in this case referred to the main campus […]

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UP Gallery to be used as police sub-station >

October 12th, 1995

The UP Gallery at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Bouquet Street will serve as a Pitt police sub-station for all but a few weeks of the next year, thanks to an agreement between the campus police and the Department of Studio Arts. Pitt Assistant Police Chief Gary Moses called the sub-station, which opened this […]

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University Library system applies for grant to build storage facility >

October 12th, 1995

The University Library System (ULS) is seeking a $10 million foundation grant for construction of a resource preservation center. The center would be for the high density storage of books, and the preservation of digital and paper archives. To obtain the grant, however, Pitt will have to be mighty lucky. ULS Director Rush Miller reported […]

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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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