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Volume 39 Issue 4

Flu shot clinics set >

October 12th, 2006

Pitt will offer on-campus flu shots to I.D. holders through its Student Health Service office. Clinics will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 7 in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. The cost of a flu vaccine shot is $20 (cash or check only), and shots will be offered on a first-come, […]

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SAC expects to receive confidential salary data >

October 12th, 2006

Human Resources will provide the Staff Association Council (SAC) with more detailed information on staff salaries, but with the stipulation that the information remain confidential, according to SAC President Rich Colwell. Colwell reported on the status of SAC’s request at last week’s Senate budget policies committee (BPC) meeting, as a follow-up to discussions at last […]

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Senate sets plenary session, workshops on mentoring >

October 12th, 2006

The University Senate’s fall plenary session, “Fostering Mentoring for Sustaining Organizational Vitality,” will be held 2-5 p.m. Oct. 19 in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. Jeannette South-Paul, chair of the School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine, will be the keynote speaker. Other speakers will include Patricia Beeson, vice provost for graduate and undergraduate […]

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Senate looks at faculty representation >

October 12th, 2006

What is the proper proportion of faculty representatives to the University Senate from the various Pitt schools? Faculty Assembly heard a report last week from the new chair of the Senate bylaws and procedures committee, which has wrestled with the issue since last academic year. Senate President John Baker said the topic was discussed in […]

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Obituary: John Lowrie “Bruno” Bryant II >

October 12th, 2006

Pitt biostatistician John Lowrie “Bruno” Bryant II, 58, of Allison Park died Sept. 26, 2006, at UPMC Montefiore Hospital. Bryant earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees and a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, then joined the faculty at the University of Cincinnati in 1977 before coming to Pitt’s statistics department in 1990. He maintained an […]

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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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