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Volume 28 Issue 1

Books and Journals by the Faculty addendum >

August 31st, 1995

The following book was inadvertently left out of the Books by the Faculty supplement published this year. Francois Villon: Complete Poems, Edited with English Translation and Commentary by Barbara N. Sargent-Baur, professor emerita, French and Italian languages and literatures. University of Toronto Press, Toronto. This is the first edition of the whole of the corpus […]

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Concerts slated on Heinz Chapel's newly reconstructed organ >

August 31st, 1995

After more than a year of work, the third organ to serve Heinz Memorial Chapel is ready to be unveiled. University organist Robert Lord will perform the inaugural concert on the newly reconstructed organ on Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. The concert is the first of four that will be performed on the organ this […]

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Trustees hire outside experts to look at current state of University >

August 31st, 1995

Pitt has hired a team of outside experts to as- sess the current state of the University, recommend strategies for its future and suggest qualities Pitt should look for in its next chancellor. The team will examine Pitt's academic programs, finances, fund raising, public relations, University governance and other faculty, student, administrative and alumni issues […]

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Recycling program expanded >

August 31st, 1995

Stop throwing yesterday's newspapers into the trash. And save those magazines, old telephone books, used-up campus mail envelopes and outdated textbooks, too. Most paper items now can be recycled thanks to a program started this summer by the Office of Facilities Management. Made possible by an upsurge in the market for paper and the hiring […]

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Alex J. Ducanis >

August 31st, 1995

Alex J. Ducanis, 64, professor emeritus of administrative and policy studies in the School of Education, died Aug. 27 at his home in Shadyside. The cause of death was kidney failure. Ducanis retired from Pitt in December 1993 after a 25-year career during which he served in various administrative posts, including director of the Institute […]

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Newspapers, magazines, textbooks now go into the recyclables bin, not the trash can >

August 31st, 1995

Paper items that now can be placed in recycling container include: White stationery, copier paper, computer printout paper, outdated practices, letters, forms, invoices and general office paper, all paper from filing cabinets in folders, notebook paper from pads of paper (no backing), memo sheets, colored ledger and copy paper (all colors), drawings and blueprints 10 […]

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Medical dean to resign Nov. 1 >

August 31st, 1995

George Bernier Jr. will resign as dean of Pitt's School of Medicine, effective Nov. 1, to become dean and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas Medical Branch. In addition to overseeing the medical school, Bernier will oversee the graduate school and the schools of nursing, allied health and marine biology at […]

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Alcohol task force outlines recommendations >

August 31st, 1995

Beginning in 1996, Pitt dorm students will be able to acquire a "dry" roof over their heads just by asking for one. Alcohol-free rooms, floors and suites will be available in each University residence hall to students who pledge to keep their rooms free of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs. In the meantime, Pitt has […]

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Summer term 1996 An option to suit almost anyone >

August 31st, 1995

Summer won't be the same around Pitt, beginning in 1996. That's when the University's new summer calendar will go into effect. In place of its traditional schedule (a 15-week summer term and two seven-week sessions), Pitt will offer a wider array of options, including: * The traditional 15-week summer term (May 6-Aug. 10). * A […]

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University of Pittsburgh Anti-harassment Policy Statement >

August 31st, 1995

University of Pittsburgh Anti-harassment Policy Statement No University employee, University student, or individual on University property may intentionally harass or abuse a person (physically or verbally) with the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with such person's work or academic performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment. Consistent with […]

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