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Volume 31 Issue 23

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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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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Generations Together program supports parenting grandparents >

July 22nd, 1999

Generations Together program supports parenting grandparents Whether it's because their parents die, become seriously ill, go to prison or descend into drug-induced oblivion, an increasing number of U.S. children are being left in the fulltime care of their grandparents. To help Allegheny County grandparents through a second round of childrearing, Pitt's Generations Together program is […]

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ULS expands 'holdings' with on-line services >

July 22nd, 1999

ULS expands 'holdings' with on-line services Pitt has expanded access to its library holdings — without adding buildings or shelf space. This month, the University began subscribing to two services that give faculty, staff and students online access to 1,400 recently published monographs and reference books as well as 650 scholarly journals that had previously […]

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