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Volume 27 Issue 2

New Public Safety director chosen >

September 15th, 1994

Rick Boyd, former executive director of the Michigan Sheriffs Association, became Pitt's new Public Safety Director on Sept. 12. Boyd brings to the job 23 years of experience in the law enforcement field, both as a police officer and as an administrator. He is Pitt's first permanent Public Safety director since William Brennan resigned the […]

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Some campus construction, renovation projects completed >

September 15th, 1994

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 UPMC's Department of Architecture and Engineering Services. * Bradford Campus Dormitory and Service Building Construction of two dormitories, F. Scott […]

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Pitt volunteers contribute in aftermath of crash >

September 15th, 1994

Within minutes of the first reports of last Thursday's crash of USAir Flight 427 in Hopewell, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) faculty, staff and students began mobilizing to help comfort the living and identify the dead. Presbyterian-University Hospital emergency staff stood ready to begin treating an expected 60-70 injured survivors, only to learn soon […]

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Richard Lawson Russell >

September 15th, 1994

Richard Lawson Russell, professor and assistant chairperson of the Department of Biological Sciences, died of cancer on Friday, Sept. 9, 1994. He joined the Pitt faculty in 1976 as associate professor of biological sciences after serving on the faculty at the California Institute of Technology from 1970 to 1976. He received his Ph.D. in 1967 […]

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Pitt officials, Fisher meet >

September 15th, 1994

"The meeting took place, the par- ties are talking, and nothing is resolved" — that's how Pitt General Counsel Lewis Popper summarized a Sept. 13 meeting between lawyers for the University and for Bernard Fisher, ousted head of a leading breast cancer study based at Pitt. U.S. District Court Judge Donald E. Ziegler held the […]

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