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Volume 31 Issue 8

Recognizing excellence >

December 10th, 1998

On Dec. 2, the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) held its first-ever reception to recognize sophomores who completed at least 30 academic credits with QPAs of 3.25 or better during their freshman year. Beverly Harris-Schenz (standing), CAS associate dean for undergraduate studies, spoke at the ceremony, held in the William Pitt Union Ballroom. More […]

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Howard Britton Hamilton >

December 10th, 1998

Howard Britton Hamilton, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, died Nov. 28, 1998, at UPMC St. Margaret of complications following surgery. He was 72. Hamilton joined Pitt in 1966 as chairperson of the electrical engineering department. He held that job until 1973, then served as a professor of engineering until retiring in 1986. Hamilton was acting […]

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Pitt establishes two new vanpools >

December 10th, 1998

The Pitt Ridesharing office has established two new vanpool service routes for Oakland-bound commuters. One van leaves from Latrobe Shopping Center, arriving in Oakland at 8:30 a.m. and leaving Oakland at 5 p.m., weekdays. A second van originates at the Leechburg Park πn Ride on Route 56 and makes two stops, at the Freeport Exit […]

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When you need the facts on Pitt Institutional Research is the office you should call >

December 10th, 1998

When you need the facts on Pitt Institutional Research is the office you should call At Pitt, Jim Ritchie is the keeper of the facts. When people want to know just about anything about the University, they usually turn to the Office of Institutional Research (IR), where Ritchie and his staff of seven have the […]

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University mailing services moving to Point Breeze >

December 10th, 1998

University mailing services moving to Point Breeze University mailing services currently located at the Melwood Warehouse, 480 Melwood Street, are moving to a location in Point Breeze, the Department of Parking, Transportation and Services announced. First-class mail, bulk mail, central receiving/moving and surplus property components of the Universityπs mailing services are vacating the warehouse during […]

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Computer Learning Center >

December 10th, 1998

Responding to a growing need for hands-on computing instruction, Pitt cut the ribbon Dec. 2 on its newly expanded Computer Learning Center in Suite 1105 Kossman Building, Downtown. Participating in the opening were, from left: Provost James Maher, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, center director Carla Depperman, and Vice Provost Jack Daniel. A public open house is […]

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2 affiliated with Pitt center win top philosophy of science award >

December 10th, 1998

Two members of Pitt's Center for Philosophy of Science fellowship, professors Deborah Mayo of Virginia Tech and Jeffrey Bub of the University of Maryland, have jointly won the highest honor for published research in their field. "It's often referred to as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in philosophy of science," center director James G. […]

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