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Volume 27 Issue 23

Free treatment available for depression >

July 20th, 1995

Free treatment for depression is available for persons between the ages of 18 and 60 through a study at Pitt's Depression Treatment and Research Center. Eligible participants will receive up to 24 weeks of outpatient treatment at no cost. Depressed individuals may have crying spells, sleep disturbances, changes in appetite, decreased interest in pleasurable activities, […]

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NOTICE >

July 20th, 1995

This is the last issue of the University Times that will be published in the 1994-95 academic year. Publication will resume on Thursday, Aug. 31, 1995.

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Semester at Sea adding summer voyage in 1996 >

July 20th, 1995

The first summer session of Semester at Sea will leave from Ensenada, Mexico, on May 22, 1996, and travel to Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Hawaii before returning to San Diego on July 18. Although the curriculum and itinerary of the 56-day voyage will focus on the South Pacific, its comparative cultures mission will […]

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Trustees meeting to vote on 1995-96 Pitt budget >

July 20th, 1995

The budget committee of the Board of Trustees is expected to approve Pitt's 1995-96 fiscal year budget during a public meeting tomorrow, July 21, at 1 p.m. in 2P56 Forbes Quad. Following the budget committee's action, the budget will be forwarded to the trustees' executive committee. The executive committee, which is empowered to act for […]

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Pitt to study natural-gas-powered vans >

July 20th, 1995

Pitt has received $719,000 in federal and state funds to conduct a three-year usage study of natural-gas-powered passenger vans. Approximately $38,000 in additional monies is expected from the private sector. The $719,000 from the Federal Highway Administration and the Pennsylvania Energy Office will cover most of the costs of 20 15-passenger natural-gas-powered vans and for […]

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$6 million awarded to LRDC to continue skill assessment project >

July 20th, 1995

Pitt's Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) has been awarded $6 million from the Pew Charitable Trusts to continue work on a project to develop new methods of assessing students' skills. LRDC is collaborating on the New Standards Project with the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE), based in Rochester, N.Y., and Washington, […]

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New radiation oncology department to open >

July 20th, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Department of Radiation Oncology at Magee-Womens Hospital, specializing in the treatment of gynecologic and breast cancers, will open July 24. The new department will be open to the public for tours on Aug. 1 from 3 to 6 p.m. A number of new therapy options will be offered at […]

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The Irvis Papers >

July 20th, 1995

K. Leroy Irvis, 75, former speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and a Pitt law alumnus, met last week with Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor (left) and other University officials and friends to sign an agreement making the University Library System the official repository of more than 200,000 of his personal papers. The collection includes […]

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July 20th, 1995
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