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Volume 31 Issue 15

PANTHERS FOOTBALL >

April 1st, 1999

PANTHERS FOOTBALL "I'm tired of losing," Athletic Director Steve Pederson told the Board of Trustees March 18, shortly before it unanimously endorsed the University administration's plan to demolish Pitt Stadium after fall 1999 and play Panthers football games in the Steelers' new North Side stadium. Under the plan, Pitt would use the current 10-acre Pitt […]

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Senate Council tables motion condemning University defense in same-sex benefits case >

April 1st, 1999

Senate Council tables motion condemning University defense in same-sex benefits case Senate Council on March 22 tabled a motion condemning the University's legal defense in the Deborah Henson case. Henson, a former legal writing instructor here, alleges that Pitt violated the city's anti-discrimination law by denying health benefits to her lesbian partner. Prior to the […]

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OUT with the old and IN with the new >

April 1st, 1999

OUT with the old and IN with the new Last month's decision by the Board of Trustees to move Panthers football off campus came nearly 75 years after ground was broken for Pitt Stadium — which, at the time, met the University's need for a bigger, modern alternative to 32,000-seat Forbes Field, where Pitt had […]

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UPCI wants portion of tobacco suit settlement money for cancer research >

April 1st, 1999

UPCI wants portion of tobacco suit settlement money for cancer research Pennsylvania's pending settlement with to- bacco companies is expected to pump $11.3 billion into state coffers over the next 25 years. The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) wants a share of that money. Last week, UPCI hosted a briefing and tour for Dennis […]

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Pitt Scouts for Food drive scheduled for April 7-27 >

April 1st, 1999

Pitt Scouts for Food drive scheduled for April 7-27 The annual Pitt Scouts for Food drive, which is part of the national Scouting for Food effort conducted by the Boy Scouts of America, will run April 7-27. Again this year Chancellor Mark Nordenberg is serving as the regional general chairperson of the Scouting for Food […]

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Many University Press titles to be available electronically this year >

April 1st, 1999

Many University Press titles to be available electronically this year The University of Pittsburgh Press will provide a portion of its scholarly and reference books to netLibrary, a leading provider of electronic books and information on the Inter net. netLibrary converts hard-copy books to a proprietary electronic format, stores them on the netLibrary server and […]

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Community group asks University to postpone razing of two buildings >

April 1st, 1999

Community group asks University to postpone razing of two buildings At a crowded City Planning Commission hearing March 23, about a dozen speakers urged the commission to postpone the razing of two buildings on the site of a University housing project. Most of the arguments came from officials and clients of People's Oakland, a social […]

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