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Volume 29 Issue 10

Long-term Staff awards >

January 23rd, 1997

University Times VOLUME NUMBER JANUARY 23, 1997 Copyright (c) 1997, University of Pittsburgh 20-year awards Abbott, Geraldine M. OFFICE OF THE PROVOST Student Registration & Financial Services Mathay, Patricia J. Center for Instructional Development & Distance Education McDonald, Elaine FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCES (NATURAL SCIENCE) Chemistry Meisner, Gregory J. Mathematics and Statistics Digiorno, Toni […]

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Hearing set on historic landmark nomination for two Pitt buildings >

January 23rd, 1997

Pittsburgh Historic Review Commission will conduct a hearing on the proposed designation of Pennsylvania Hall and the Mineral Industries Building as historic landmarks on Feb. 7 at its 1 p.m. session in the conference room of 200 Ross Street. The hearing is being conducted in response to the nomination of the two buildings for historic […]

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John Funari >

January 23rd, 1997

A memorial service for John Funari, former dean of Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), will be held April 11 at 10:30 a.m. in Heinz Chapel. Funari died Jan. 11 at his home in Hidden Valley of heart failure. He was 67. Funari was GSPIA dean from 1974 through 1984. Under his […]

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Sidney Spatz >

January 23rd, 1997

Sydney S. Spatz, former head of Pitt's oral surgery department, died Dec. 21 at his home in Point Breeze. He was 72. Spatz practiced dentistry in Oakland and served on the Pitt faculty from 1948 until his 1990 retirement, except for two years when he was a U.S. Army oral surgeon. From 1983 until 1990, […]

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Ruth S. Friedman >

January 23rd, 1997

Ruth S. Friedman, who directed the Pitt dental school's dental assistant and oral hygienist program from 1975 until her retirement in 1987, died Dec. 20 of brain cancer. She was 72. Friedman graduated from Pitt's dental school in 1945 and was the only woman in her class. She opened a periodontal practice Downtown but cut […]

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Blood drive donations may help professor's daughter >

January 23rd, 1997

Members of the University community are being asked to help one of Pitt's own during the faculty and staff blood drives scheduled for Jan. 28 and 30. The Jan. 28 drive will be from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Forbes Quad Galleria and on the 15th floor of the Biomedical Science Tower. The […]

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Feb. 3 is deadline to apply for seminar on diversity >

January 23rd, 1997

Concerned about how best to teach about race or gender? Wondering about the new scholarship in your field that deals with women or African Americans? Those questions and other issues of diversity will be addressed during the Chancellor's Diversity Working Group Faculty Seminar for More Inclusive Courses set for May 12-23. The seminar is the […]

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Program moves faculty out of the classroom, into the residence halls >

January 23rd, 1997

If you were a professor delivering your final, career- capping lecture to an audience of undergraduates on their turf — say, in a residence hall on a Tuesday evening — what would you tell them? Would you try to sum up a lifetime's worth of erudition in a formal oration? Would you draw the students […]

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Oracle now = PRISM >

January 23rd, 1997

Oracle now = PRISM By July 1, the University plans to replace three of its outdated financial systems (accounts payable, general ledger and purchasing) with a modern, on-line system called PRISM — Pitt's Real-time Integrated Solutions for Management. Before this month, the new system was commonly referred to as "Oracle," after the company that produces […]

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