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Volume 27 Issue 9

Erie corporation donates $10,000 to UPB's campaign >

January 5th, 1995

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp. of Erie recently completed its $10,000 pledge to Pitt's Bradford campus. "National Fuel is proud to participate in furthering the progress of education through the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford," said Carl Carlotti, National Fuel assistant vice president. "This institution is an integral resource for our community in which our […]

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How to prepare for winter sports — sports medicine doctor offers some tips >

January 5th, 1995

Skiing and snowboarding are two of the area's most popular winter sports. But both entail a high risk of injury, especially for people who are not in good shape, do not take time to learn about proper techniques and equipment, and ski or snowboard when they are too tired, says Pitt orthopaedic surgeon Christopher Harner. […]

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Seminar on incorporating new gender/race scholarship is funded >

January 5th, 1995

A seminar for faculty who want to incorporate new scholarship on gender and race into their courses has been approved by Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor and the Diversity Working Group. The seminar, scheduled for May 15-26, is a pilot session for a new five-year summer program being developed to assist faculty in making their courses […]

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2 University Press books recognized >

January 5th, 1995

Two University of Pittsburgh Press titles have been selected for inclusion in Choice Magazine's annual Outstanding Academic Books list. Choice is a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries. The complete list of winners will be featured in this month's edition. The Pitt books selected were: * "The Last Cacique: Leadership and Politics […]

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For information on closings >

January 5th, 1995

Full-day closings, partial-day closings and other modifications to the normal operations of the University will be announced as early as possible through the following media: Pittsburgh campus Television: KDKA, WTAE and WPXI. Radio: KDKA 1020-AM, WTAE 1250-AM, Variety 96-FM, B-94-FM and The Point 100.7-FM. In addition, employees on the Pittsburgh campus may call the University's […]

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Cancer screening program offered >

January 5th, 1995

As part of its African-American Cancer Program, the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute is offering free cancer screenings at the following locations: * Rainbow Clinic, 142 Eighth Ave., Homestead, 1-4 p.m., the third Monday of each month. * Alma Illery Medical Center, 7227 Hamilton Ave., Homewood, 1-4 p.m., the first and third Thursdays of each month. * […]

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Medical center has own severe weather policy >

January 5th, 1995

According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's (UPMC) severe weather policy, a severe weather condition is one that causes extreme difficulty in commuting to and from UPMC. The policy places responsibility on UPMC administrators who are on call to declare a severe weather condition. Severe weather conditions will be announced by AUDIX, the University's […]

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New book published on Heinz Memorial Chapel >

January 5th, 1995

"Heinz Memorial Chapel," the first book about the neo-gothic campus landmark in more than 30 years, has been published by the University. The 70-page, full-color book features more than 45 photographs by Herb Ferguson of the University Center for Instructional Resources. The brief text by Joan Gaul focuses on the chapel as a product of […]

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