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Volume 39 Issue 4

Pitt awarded $83.5 million for research center >

October 12th, 2006

A National Institutes of Health (NIH) multi-million grant to a dozen academic medical centers, including Pitt, hopes to transform how clinical and translational research is conducted. Pitt is among 12 institutions nationwide to receive an inaugural NIH funding grant to develop and advance clinical and translational science as a distinct discipline, according to NIH director […]

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Registry aims to find more research subjects >

October 12th, 2006

Over the next two years, Pitt will establish a novel clinical research registry, drawing from the millions of patients who annually seek treatment at UPMC facilities throughout the region. The registry, one of the first of its kind, is one component of Pitt’s $83.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to establish the Clinical […]

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New online archive documents Pitt history >

October 12th, 2006

“Not a day that goes by that someone’s not calling for a piece of information from University history,” said Michael J. Dabrishus, assistant University Librarian for Archives and Special Collections. University Library System (ULS) archivists are accustomed to fielding all kinds of requests — from an Institutional Advancement staff member in search of background on […]

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Does Pitt have enough fitness facilities? >

October 12th, 2006

With the University’s advocacy of the “fitness for life” initiative — a program designed to encourage individuals to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle — are there enough on-campus facilities to support faculty and staff exercise efforts? That was part of a broad discussion last week at a meeting of the University Senate benefits and […]

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Brustein speaks on global competence >

October 12th, 2006

In a world that grows more interconnected by the minute, global competence is recognized as a necessity for today’s students who must be prepared to compete in an international marketplace. But, what is global competence and how can institutions of higher education deliver the international education students require? William Brustein, director of the University Center […]

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