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Volume 27 Issue 8

Dickson Prize goes to Salk Institute prof >

December 8th, 1994

Ronald Evans, a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will receive the 1994-95 Dickson Prize in Medicine on Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. in lecture room six, Scaife Hall. Evans, who will speak on the "Retinoid Receptors in Development and Disease" at the award […]

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Program reduces hospital stays for kidney recipients >

December 8th, 1994

A transitional outpatient program for kidney transplant recipients at Presbyterian University Hospital has reduced hospital lengths of stay while garnering positive response from patients, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center officials. Clinical services that customarily had been provided on an inpatient basis are provided in the Kidney Transplant Outpatient Unit for patients who now […]

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Bradford campus establishes staff association >

December 8th, 1994

If election turnout is any indication, the new University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Staff Association (UPBSA) is a big hit. Out of a possible 68 staff members on Pitt's Bradford campus eligible to vote in the staff association election on Oct. 28, 52 of them cast ballots. "It was stunning. We did not expect that […]

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Severe weather policy draft completed, under review >

December 8th, 1994

A preliminary draft of a new severe weather policy for the University has been completed by the policy committee of the Department of Human Resources and could be released to the University community within the next two weeks. The draft is being circulated for input from various committees, deans and administrators on the Pittsburgh campus, […]

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Pitt gets Homestead Works materials >

December 8th, 1994

An extensive assortment of documents, photographs, films, architectural drawings and maps chronicling eight decades of operations at U.S. Steel's Homestead Works has been donated to the Pitt libraries. The collection was assembled and donated by William J. Gaughan, a 36-year plant veteran. It includes more than 22,000 photographic prints and negatives of the Homestead plant […]

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Women over 40 are often happy alone, WPIC professor discovers >

December 8th, 1994

"Single women over 40 have less chance to marry than to be taken hostage by a terrorist." Shock waves of anger, despair and disillusionment swept through the ranks of women beyond the age of 40 in June 1986 when those words appeared in Newsweek magazine as part of a cover story on women and marriage. […]

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