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Volume 28 Issue 2

Deficit, academics force axing of Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival >

September 14th, 1995

Feeling necessity's sharp pinch in the form of budget deficits and changing academic priorities, Pitt will discontinue its Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival (TRSF) at the end of September. However, the University will continue its Shakespeare in the Schools Program, through which Pitt theatre arts students perform in about 100 tri-state area schools. Theatre arts department […]

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Music department plans concerts >

September 14th, 1995

Works spanning the career of eminent American composer Donald Martino will be featured in a concert of solo piano and chamber music, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. in Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Performing will be New York-based artists Eliza Garth, piano, violinist Rolf Schulte and clarinetist Jean Kopperud. The concert, part of the Pitt music […]

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Progress reported on University building, renovation projects >

September 14th, 1995

The following is a summary of construction completed this summer at Pitt and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as well as ongoing projects. Information was provided by the Office of Facilities Management and the Health Science News Bureau. Accessibility Projects Ramps, handrails, signage and automatic doors have been added to make entrances accessible […]

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Alumni Association sets up scholarship in memory of local Boy Scout leader >

September 14th, 1995

The Pitt Alumni Association has established a scholarship for local Eagle Scouts in honor of Robert I. "Cubby" Bearer, a well-known Boy Scout leader. Bearer, a 1934 physical education graduate of Pitt, worked with boys from economically depressed towns such as Braddock and Rankin. The scholarship is directed toward youths of Eagle Scout merit who […]

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Pitt staff, faculty volunteer for UW's "Day of Caring" >

September 14th, 1995

Pitt faculty and staff kicked off the annual Pitt-United Way campaign yesterday, Sept. 13, by volunteering their services at nine community projects scattered throughout Allegheny County. Outfitted in complimentary "Day of Caring/Pitt Volunteer" T-shirts, the faculty and staff volunteers painted homes, cleaned graffiti, planted flower beds and repacked bulk food for local food banks, among […]

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Research finds no evidence that chocolate triggers migraines >

September 14th, 1995

Chocoholics take heart. A study being conducted by the headache clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute has not turned up any evidence that chocolate is a trigger for migraine or tension headaches in most people. Headed by research specialist Lisa Scharff, a clinical psychologist, the study is one […]

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