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Volume 27 Issue 13

Staniland appointed interim dean of GSPIA >

March 2nd, 1995

Martin Staniland has been appointed interim dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, effective March 13. Provost James V. Maher, who made the appointment, said in a written statement: "I am very pleased that Professor Staniland has agreed to serve as interim dean until we have concluded a search for a permanent […]

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Historian looks at effects of slavery on African-American culture >

March 2nd, 1995

Countless historians have addressed the subject of slavery in America. Very few historians, however, have looked at what effect the type of work slaves did had on their social and cultural life, and the development of African-American culture. Among those who have tackled the subject is this year's E.P. Thompson Memorial lecturer Ira Berlin, professor […]

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Chancellor's awardees announced >

March 2nd, 1995

Eleven Pitt faculty members are recipients of the 1995 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching, Research and Public Service Awards. Public service award winners are Y.H. Ismail, prostho-dontics, School of Medicine; Carmelo Mesa-Lago, economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS); and Richard J. Ptach-cinski, pharmacy and therapeutics, School of Pharmacy. The distinguished researchers, all from FAS, include senior […]

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Pitt to restrict some Internet news groups to those over 18 >

March 2nd, 1995

A standing committee of faculty, staff, students and a representative of the Office of General Counsel has been charged by Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Ben Tuchi with determining which of the more than 10,000 news groups on the Internet will be carried on Pitt's computer network. The committee is part of a […]

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Trustees, O'Connor say he's staying as chancellor >

March 2nd, 1995

Rumors to the contrary, Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor is not planning to resign, nor is the Board of Trustees planning to fire him, according to O'Connor and the current and future chairpersons of Pitt's Board of Trustees. The chancellor, board chairperson Farrell Rubenstein and chairperson-designate J.W. Connolly, who will succeed Rubenstein in June, all denied […]

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Pitt, CMU to host national writing program conference >

March 2nd, 1995

A keynote address by National Endowment for the Arts chairperson Jane Alexander and a tribute to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson will be among the highlights of the 1995 annual conference of the Associated Writing Programs (AWP), March 9-11 at the Westin William Penn hotel, Downtown. Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University are co-hosting the conference, […]

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Roy Lubove >

March 2nd, 1995

Professor of history and social welfare Roy Lubove died of respiratory failure Feb. 17 in Montefiore University Hospital. He was 60 years old. The author of seven books and the editor of six others, Lubove was an often quoted source on social history topics. Lubove's most recent book, "Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh, Volume 2: The Post-Steel Era," […]

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