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Volume 39 Issue 11

Campus police set up shop in new public safety building >

February 8th, 2007

Pitt’s police department has settled into its home in the new public safety building on Forbes Avenue at Halket Street. While Chief Timothy Delaney and the department’s detectives and administrators moved into the building in late January, Feb. 1 marked the first day for officers to officially turn out for roll call in the new […]

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Eating disorder center expands >

February 8th, 2007

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) last month opened its expanded Center for Overcoming Problem Eating (COPE). The renovation expanded COPE from 11 to 20 beds, and will allow care for more children, adolescents and adults with anorexia and bulimia nervosa. COPE programs include: inpatient services, which provide for patients who are severely underweight and/or […]

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Poet laments lack of truth in discourse >

February 8th, 2007

“What is truly important is what we cannot forget — even if we try,” said one of the area’s most prominent authors Feb. 1 in a lecture at Benedum Auditorium titled “The Power of Less: Poetry and Public Speech.” Events, people and places live on like aging photos, dated by their years, said Samuel Hazo, […]

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Network upgrades aid regionals >

February 8th, 2007

Network upgrades have resolved computer problems at Pitt-Bradford and are set to increase bandwidth (capacity) at Pitt’s other regional campuses. UPB got its bandwidth upgrade last month; the other regionals are set to have theirs within the next month or so, said Jinx Walton, director of Pitt’s Computing Services and Systems Development. UPB got an […]

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MBA program ranked by Financial Times >

February 8th, 2007

Pitt’s full-time MBA program has returned to the Financial Times listings of the world’s top 100 MBA programs at No. 84. The Katz Graduate School of Business failed to make the 2006 list after ranking No. 70 in 2005. Among all U.S. schools, Pitt’s program ranked No. 51; among U.S. public universities Pitt was 23rd […]

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