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Volume 29 Issue 10

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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