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Volume 39 Issue 10

Pitt women gather for networking, basketball >

January 25th, 2007

There’s plenty of hoopla when it comes to Pitt’s women’s basketball team this year. Ranked No. 24 in Street & Smith’s pre-season poll, the Panthers launched the season with a 12-game winning streak and prior to yesterday’s match-up with Louisville stood at 14-3 with only 10 games remaining before the Big East tournament. The hoopsters […]

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Universal health care: What's best? >

January 25th, 2007

Universal health care coverage for Americans may be inching its way toward reality, a group of local health professional experts agreed. But they were far from agreeing on when it might happen nationally, what such a system might look like and how effective any plan would be in fixing other parts of a severely broken […]

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Making Pitt Work: Amy Eckhardt >

January 25th, 2007

The University’s list of students who have garnered major awards continues to grow. Daniel Armanios won a Rhodes Scholarship and Anna Quider was awarded a Marshall. An increase in student quality certainly contributes to the lengthening list: Pitt’s incoming freshman classes are showing higher average SAT scores and higher percentages who rank in the top […]

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Researcher advocates meditation for pain, stress reduction >

January 25th, 2007

Once an hour, a soft chime sounds in Carol Greco’s office. The melodic tone is a subtle signal, reminding her to pause briefly regardless of what she’s doing, take a breath and be “mindful” of the moment. Greco, a lupus researcher and assistant professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry, has been practicing […]

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Former UPJ staffer sentenced in sex case >

January 25th, 2007

Pitt-Johnstown’s former Alumni Relations manager has been sentenced to up to two years in jail for his involvement in a sexual relationship with a Cambria County teenager. A Cambria County judge on Jan. 17 sentenced William A. Gillin to between one and two years in the county jail for corruption of a minor. Gillin, who […]

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