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Volume 31 Issue 5

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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Pitt experiment to be conducted on board space shuttle >

October 29th, 1998

When John Glenn and the space shuttle Discovery reach orbit following today's scheduled launch from Kennedy Space Center, one of the first operations to take place will be a Pitt biological sciences experiment. Mission specialist Pedro Duque will begin a protein crystallization experiment. The research is designed to provide scientists with a variety of crystals […]

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Richard King Mellon Foundation gives University $11 million grant >

October 29th, 1998

The Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded Pitt a four-year, $11 million grant, one of the largest ever for the University. The grant includes $5 million for the University Honors College and $2 million each for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), Chancellor Mark Nordenberg's discretionary fund and discretionary initiatives in the Health Sciences. […]

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