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Volume 31 Issue 23

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 […]

Feature,Volume 31 Issue 23

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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Pitt report urges more women, minorities be appointed members of economic development boards >

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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UPJ staff group wins community service award >

July 22nd, 1999

UPJ staff group wins community service award The Advisory Board at the Johnstown campus will present its third Service-to-Community Award to the UPJ Staff Activities and Concerns (SAC) Association Aug. 4. The award was established to recognize students, faculty and staff who have contributed to the quality of life in the Johnstown region. The E. […]

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UPMC earns U.S. News honors >

July 22nd, 1999

UPMC earns U.S. News honors For the first time, a Pittsburgh-based health system has made the U.S. News and World Report's honor roll as one of the "best of the best" hospitals in the United States. UPMC Health System ranked 12th out of 188 best hospitals, including having 12 specialty areas, out of a possible […]

Feature,Volume 31 Issue 23

UPJ staff group wins community service award >

July 22nd, 1999

UPJ staff group wins community service award The Advisory Board at the Johnstown campus will present its third Service-to-Community Award to the UPJ Staff Activities and Concerns (SAC) Association Aug. 4. The award was established to recognize students, faculty and staff who have contributed to the quality of life in the Johnstown region. The E. […]

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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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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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