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Volume 31 Issue 20

New law dean Herring to focus on fundraising and improving standards for

incoming students >

June 10th, 1999

New law dean Herring to focus on fundraising and improving standards for incoming students Recruiting higher quality students and boosting fundraising are the No. 1 and No. 2 priorities, respectively, of Pitt's new law school dean, David J. Herring. "There are 181 accredited law schools, and we want to move up into the top tier […]

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Contract with PAT expected this month >

June 10th, 1999

Contract with PAT expected this month Pitt's contract with the Port Authority, which allows Pitt I.D. holders free rides throughout Allegheny County, should be renewed within the next two weeks, Pitt's director of Parking and Transportation Services told the Plant Utilization and Planning (PUP) committee June 8. Bob Harkins told PUP committee members that the […]

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Limits on remote access one of changes in Pitt computer services >

June 10th, 1999

Limits on remote access one of changes in Pitt computer services The University is limiting remote computer usage of its in-house computer lab modems as the result of a study by a University Senate committee. That was among the changes in Pitt's computer services reported by the Senate Computer Usage Committee (SCUC) to Faculty Assembly […]

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Campus Computing Lab Usage Guidelines >

June 10th, 1999

Campus Computing Lab Usage Guidelines Effective March 20, 1999 The campus computing labs at the University of Pittsburgh are available for academic work for all University of Pittsburgh students, faculty and staff. Those using the campus computing labs are expected to act in a responsible manner, such that their activities do not offend or otherwise […]

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State House, Senate recommend that Pitt receive $167.5 million >

June 10th, 1999

State House, Senate recommend that Pitt receive $167.5 million By a 198-1 vote yesterday, the state House of Representatives approved a bill recommending $167.5 million in state funds for Pitt next year — a 5.9 percent increase over the University's current state funding. The state Senate last month recommended an identical Pitt appropriation by a […]

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Profs develop "green" steel >

June 10th, 1999

Profs develop "green" steel Engineering school researchers have developed a lead-free steel that they say has a potential $1 billion-plus worldwide market. "The elimination of lead from free machining steel has been one of the Holy Grails of materials science and engineering," Anthony J. DeArdo said. His research with fellow materials science and engineering professor […]

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