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Volume 31 Issue 20

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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Scouting for Food >

June 10th, 1999

Scouting for Food Chancellor Mark Nordenberg congratulates two area scouts at the completion of the Scouting for Food drive. The campaign collected more than 5.3 million units of food, which will be distributed to food banks throughout southwest Pennsylvania. Nordenberg, who chaired the five-county campaign, said, " I am gratified by the hard work, dedication […]

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University's pay hike policy for current year still under wraps >

June 10th, 1999

University's pay hike policy for current year still under wraps Pitt faculty and staff who performed satisfactorily this year probably will receive 1.6 percent cost of living raises, at least, for the fiscal year that begins July 1. And the University will not alter its current salary policy, which guides the senior administration in distributing […]

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Specifics on classification system to be distributed soon >

June 10th, 1999

Specifics on classification system to be distributed soon Effective July 1, virtually every Pitt staff position will be placed in one of a new set of classifications, called job families, with new pay ranges and probable new working titles. But there will be no changes in job responsibilities, no salary reductions and no caps for […]

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Latin American Studies Assn. gets $2 million Ford Foundation grant >

June 10th, 1999

Latin American Studies Assn. gets $2 million Ford Foundation grant The Latin American Studies Association (LASA), hosted by Pitt's Center for International Studies, has received an endowment grant of $2 million from the Ford Foundation. The contribution raises the LASA endowment to nearly $2.9 million. Income from the endowment will be used primarily to finance […]

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