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Volume 31 Issue 23

UPMC makes transplants available in Italy >

July 22nd, 1999

UPMC makes transplants available in Italy UPMC Health System is joining with the Italian government to make services such as liver transplantation available to the citizens of Sicily and southern Italy. The effort is the largest international public/private partnership ever undertaken by a U.S. academic medical center. The Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie […]

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Correction >

July 22nd, 1999

Correction * The number to call for information on the new staff classification plan is 648-2667. The number was incorrect in the July 8 issue. * Anticipating a 3.3 percent salary increase pool for fiscal year 2000, the University Planning and Budgeting Committee (UPBC) recommended distributing 1.2 percent for salary maintenance raises. The University Times, […]

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Alternative medicine center to open >

July 22nd, 1999

Alternative medicine center to open In response to the growing use of alternative and complementary medicine, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Center will open Aug. 16. The center, located on the first floor of UPMC South Side, will provide consultative services focused on integrating complementary and alternative medical therapies with conventional medical treatments. Estimated expenditures […]

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Alternative medicine center to open >

July 22nd, 1999

Alternative medicine center to open In response to the growing use of alternative and complementary medicine, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Center will open Aug. 16. The center, located on the first floor of UPMC South Side, will provide consultative services focused on integrating complementary and alternative medical therapies with conventional medical treatments. Estimated expenditures […]

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PAT board expected to approve contract with Pitt tomorrow >

July 22nd, 1999

PAT board expected to approve contract with Pitt tomorrow Renewal of the agreement that allows Pitt I.D. holders to ride Port Authority vehicles fare-free in Allegheny County appears to be salvaged at the 11th hour. Port Authority media relations representative Bob Grove told the University Times yesterday, July 21, that the two sides had reached […]

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GSPIA program will help police to cope with new kind of criminal >

July 22nd, 1999

GSPIA program will help police to cope with new kind of criminal Hypercriminals and cyberwarriors who terrorize and kill with computers instead of guns …transnational criminal organizations such as the Russian mafia, with enough money and firepower to take over national governments… New breeds of organized criminals (and plenty of traditional offenders) will confront law […]

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PAT board expected to approve contract with Pitt tomorrow >

July 22nd, 1999

PAT board expected to approve contract with Pitt tomorrow Renewal of the agreement that allows Pitt I.D. holders to ride Port Authority vehicles fare-free in Allegheny County appears to be salvaged at the 11th hour. Port Authority media relations representative Bob Grove told the University Times yesterday, July 21, that the two sides had reached […]

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Lecture program to give glimpse of medical school >

July 22nd, 1999

Lecture program to give glimpse of medical school Got the itch to study medicine at Pitt this fall, but can't afford the time or the School of Medicine's $9,778 per year tuition ($19,372 for non-Pennsylvanians)? Consider enrolling in the Pitt Mini-Medical School. The program premieres this fall. It's a series of 90-minute evening presentations, roughly […]

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Finishing touches >

July 22nd, 1999

Finishing touches Japanese master carpenter Isamu Eto attaching the tablet arm to a student chair in the Japanese Nationality Room, one of the last tasks before the room was completed. The 25th edition of the world-famous classrooms, housed in 317 Cathedral of Learning, will be dedicated July 25. The room's 87 main components were designed […]

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University acquires philosopher Hempel's papers >

July 22nd, 1999

University acquires philosopher Hempel's papers The University Library System has acquired the personal and professional papers of the late Carl G. Hempel, one of this century's most important philosophers. Hempel, who died in 1997, studied under both Hans Reichenbach and Rudolf Carnap, who are among the founding fathers of modern scientific philosophy. After emigrating from […]

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