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Volume 31 Issue 16

Honored >

April 15th, 1999

Honored Pitt transplantation pioneer Thomas Starzl will be especially busy during the first week of May. On Monday, May 3, Starzl will address Pitt's 1999 graduating class at the University's commencement ceremonies at the Civic Arena. On May 6, Starzl is expected to be in Chicago to receive The Global Conference Institute's first Healthcare Humanitarian […]

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Golf outing benefit for scholarship fund >

April 15th, 1999

Golf outing benefit for scholarship fund The Pitt Varsity Letter Club will host the first Bobby Lewis Memorial Golf Outing April 23 at Lindenwood Golf Course. The event, in honor of the late Panthers' baseball coach, will benefit the Bobby Lewis Baseball Scholarship Fund. Lewis compiled a 438-389 record during his 36 years as coach […]

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Hunger strikers want to discuss same-sex benefits with trustees >

April 15th, 1999

Hunger strikers want to discuss same-sex benefits with trustees Nineteen Pitt students and one staff member vowed yesterday to continue the hunger strike they began on Monday until they get a meeting with the Board of Trustees. The hunger strikers, who call themselves the Equal Rights Alliance, say they want an "open forum" with trustees […]

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Doctors, specialties ranked >

April 15th, 1999

Golf outing benefit for scholarship fund The Pitt Varsity Letter Club Doctors, specialties ranked More than 200 physicians in 35 specialty areas from Pitt's School of Medicine and hospitals across the UPMC Health System are listed in the recently published book, "The Best Doctors in America, 1999," twice as many as any other hospital or […]

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New international phone rates prompt outcry, change by Telecommunications >

April 15th, 1999

New international phone rates prompt outcry, change by Telecommunications Pitt's Telecommunications office has overbilled University units by at least $130,000 for international telephone calls since July, according to Telecommunications director Bruce A. Hutchison. But he said Telecommunications plans to: * Adopt new, lower rates on May 1; * Re-process Pitt international calls made between July […]

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Hillman hours extended during finals, reading period >

April 15th, 1999

Hillman hours extended during finals, reading period Hillman Library will extend its hours for the spring term reading/final exam period, and will be open continuously from 11 a.m., Sunday, April 25 until 10 p.m., Friday, April 30. During this period, admittance to the library from midnight to 7 a.m. will be with a valid University […]

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CAS teaching award winners announced >

April 15th, 1999

CAS teaching award winners announced Winners and nominees for the David and Tina Bellet CAS Teaching Excellence Award will be recognized at a dinner April 17 in the William Pitt Union Ballroom. Harold B. Rollins of geology and planetary sciences and Philip Watts of French and Italian languages and literatures have been named winners of […]

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Opinions vary on new plan to improve custodial services >

April 15th, 1999

Opinions vary on new plan to improve custodial services Some faculty and staff think a plan to improve custodial service here has had the opposite effect, but Pitt administrators are calling the two-month-old plan a qualified success. Under the plan, which was implemented by Facilities Management Feb. 7, most custodians have been transferred to non-daylight […]

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