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Volume 31 Issue 23

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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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 […]

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