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Volume 39 Issue 17

Commencement 2007: Pitt confers 6,000 degrees >

May 3rd, 2007

Pitt’s Class of 2007 was told by the nation’s first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that patriotism is not an ideal but a way of life, and that unity does not mean unanimity, nor does disagreement mean disloyalty. Regardless of students’ differing positions on the Iraq war, “You have kept your campus […]

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Making Pitt work: Career Services adds employer outreach >

May 3rd, 2007

The tassels have been turned, the Silly String has been swept from the floor of the Petersen Events Center and the University’s most recent graduates have gone. Those headed for new careers have relied on their education, experiences and skills to impress their new employers and get the jobs for which their years at Pitt […]

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Katz anticipates entrepreneurial age >

May 3rd, 2007

“You will face entrepreneurial ventures and entrepreneurship everywhere you turn for the next 50 years,” the chair of Syracuse University’s entrepreneurship program told a Pitt audience this week, adding that the at-risk student will be the one who graduates unprepared for the entrepreneurial age. Entrepreneurship is among the areas Katz Graduate School of Business Dean […]

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Networking on Pittsburgh's rivers >

May 3rd, 2007

The Katz Graduate School of Business is floating a new idea this spring that aims to develop business connections as well as biceps. A team of faculty, staff, students and alumni from the business school have= joined the likes of local corporations such as Westinghouse, American Eagle Outfitters, FedEx and Allegheny General Hospital as part […]

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$29.5 million in capital projects okayed >

May 3rd, 2007

The property and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees last week approved more than $29.5 million in capital projects and renovations, including projects at the Bradford and Greensburg campuses. The committee must approve property transactions in excess of $500,000 and University construction projects costing more than $1 million. Pittsburgh campus projects approved by the […]

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