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Volume 31 Issue 14

April 15 deadline to apply for prostate cancer research funding >

March 18th, 1999

April 15 deadline to apply for prostate cancer research funding April 15 is the deadline to apply for funding for pilot research projects in prostate cancer. The Prostate and Urologic Cancer Center of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute is providing up to $20,000 for one-to-two-year grants to support funding, tissue and cell resources, and […]

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Medical faculty committee approves proposed UPP employment agreement >

March 18th, 1999

Medical faculty committee approves proposed UPP employment agreement After months of poring over documents and haggling with administrators of the University of Pittsburgh Physicians (UPP) practice plan, a committee of medical professors has endorsed a proposed UPP employment agreement. Pitt full-time faculty whose clinical work generates income for UPP will be required to sign such […]

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Staff invited to commencement >

March 18th, 1999

Staff invited to commencement Pitt staff holding degrees are invited to join the procession of faculty and graduating students at the University's annual commencement convocation to be held at the Civic Arena on May 3, beginning at 2 p.m. Academic regalia is required and can be ordered from the University Book Center at the following […]

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New hoops coach introduced >

March 18th, 1999

New hoops coach introduced Pitt officials named Ben Howland the new head men's basketball coach March 8, replacing Ralph Willard whose resignation became effective at the end of the Panthers' season. Howland, 41, is the former coach of Northern Arizona University, a team he led to three straight 20-win seasons, an NIT bid and the […]

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Average salaries range from low of Human Resources staff to high of medical school full professors >

March 18th, 1999

New hoops coach introduced Pitt officials named Ben Howland the new head men's basketball coach March 8, replacing Ralph Willard whose resignation became effective at the end of the Panthers' season. Howland, 41, is the former coach of Northern Arizona University, a team he led to three straight 20-win seasons, an NIT bid and the […]

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Faculty Salary Increases Oct. 31, 1997-Oct. 31, 1998 >

March 18th, 1999

Faculty Salary Increases Oct. 31, 1997-Oct. 31, 1998 Pitt's Office of Institutional Research has released its annual report on salary increases for full-time continuing faculty. As usual, the numbers require some explanation. For example, the "continuing faculty" category excludes faculty members who were hired or promoted last year, were on leave of absence, or changed […]

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Planning commission approves University's revised facilities plan >

March 18th, 1999

Planning commission approves University's revised facilities plan Pitt's revised 10-year facilities plan was approved unanimously by the City Planning Commission March 9, according to a commission official. A public hearing was held on Feb. 23 to review the University's major construction projects. Commission staff member Jim Brown said that the University was granted an exemption […]

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USX to give $2.75 million for CAS and engineering >

March 18th, 1999

USX to give $2.75 million for CAS and engineering The USX Foundation has pledged $2.75 million to support programs in Pitt's School of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Pitt will use the funds to establish the USX Corporation Dean's Chair in the engineering school, to support a metallurgy fellowship in the school, […]

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