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Volume 31 Issue 5

Pitt asks for dismissal of UPJ suit >

October 29th, 1998

Pitt has filed a motion asking the U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh to dismiss a race and sex discrimination lawsuit by the Johnstown campus's affirmative action director. Lawyers for UPJ Affirmative Action Director Clea Hollis responded last week by filing their own motion, reiterating that her case has merit. A U.S. District Court judge will […]

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ADOLF GRUNBAUM >

October 29th, 1998

The long-awaited exhibition, "Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture," finally opened at the Library of Congress on Oct. 15. The exhibit, the largest ever assembled on the life and work of the father of psychoanalysis, features personal papers, rare books, photos and silent movies of Freud and his circle, plus such totemistic objects as Freud's spectacles, […]

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Travel, running, woodworking provide diversions for law prof >

October 29th, 1998

Nearly a million frequent-flyer miles over five continents, not counting scores of light-plane excursions over the Alaskan tundra. Three marathons run. For a hobby, he builds houses. This is a law professor? Douglas M. Branson is in fact the inaugural W. Edward Sell Professor of Business Law, the first endowed faculty position at Pitt's law […]

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Faculty, staff leaders react to increases for administrators >

October 29th, 1998

University Senate President Nathan Hershey said of this year's raises for senior administrators: "I think the total amount of compensation the chancellor will get is not out of line with his range of responsibilities and the effort he puts in, and I would say the same is true for the provost." Hershey said he felt […]

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Experts in environmental policy, development to lecture >

October 29th, 1998

Two of the world's foremost scientists in environmental policy and development will discuss what Europe and America can do to better manage resources and control further degradation of the environment at a lecture here Nov. 2. Sponsored by the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) and the World Federalist Association of Pittsburgh, the second annual […]

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