Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh

Volume 39 Issue 17

Radiologist charged in Internet sex case >

May 3rd, 2007

A UPMC radiologist was arrested last week and charged with propositioning via the Internet an undercover agent posing as a 13-year-old girl, according to documents released by the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office. Kenneth James Tolman, 49, a graduate medical resident at UPMC who was training in Pitt’s Department of Radiology, is charged with three counts […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

Baker re-elected Senate president >

May 3rd, 2007

Winners of the recent University Senate elections were announced at the May 1 Faculty Assembly meeting. Senate officers serve one-year terms that begin July 1. John J. Baker, associate professor, Department of Microbiology-Biochemistry, School of Dental Medicine, was re-elected president. Catherine Greeno, associate professor, School of Social Work, was elected vice president, and Lisa Marie […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

Car-sharing program debuts >

May 3rd, 2007

A new car-sharing service has arrived in Pittsburgh. May 1 marked the start of Seattle-based Flexcar’s service, which allows members to rent cars by the hour. The company is collaborating with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership in the endeavor (See April 5, 2007, University Times.) Sixteen vehicles are in place in the Pittsburgh area. Two cars […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

Regionals elect faculty leaders >

May 3rd, 2007

Election season at Pitt’s regional campuses has brought some new faces to faculty government for 2007-2008. Elections at Pitt-Titusville are not yet complete, but new officers and committee members have been named at Pitt’s other regional campuses. Bradford At Pitt-Bradford, the new Faculty Senate Council vice president is criminal justice professor Tony Gaskew. Stephen Robar […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

2 UPB nursing programs accredited >

May 3rd, 2007

Two nursing programs at the Bradford campus have received full accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The RN to BSN, or bachelor of science in nursing degree program, and the associate of science in nursing degree program both have been accredited by the NLNAC through spring 2012. In accrediting programs, the NLNAC […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

Prof elected to National Academy of Sciences >

May 3rd, 2007

Professor of pharmacology Angela M. Gronenborn is among 72 members elected May 1 to the National Academy of Sciences. Gronenborn, an expert in nuclear magnetic resonance, is the Rosalind Franklin Professor and chair of the Department of Structural Biology. Gronenborn joins fellow Pitt professors Susan Amara and Robert Drennan, who were elected to the academy […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

Road construction hotline set up >

May 3rd, 2007

A hotline has been created for motorists seeking information on key road projects in the Pittsburgh area. The Boulevard of the Allies bridge replacement project is among several large projects featured in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation construction hotline. The number, 412/429-6035, also includes recorded information on the Parkway East reconstruction, Route 28 reconstruction and […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17

Pitt, Port Authority discuss ride pact >

May 3rd, 2007

The Port Authority of Allegheny County and Pitt officials are working on a contract renewal for fare-free bus rides. Last month Port Authority officials requested meetings to set a fee schedule for the agreement that allows Pittsburgh campus employees and students to ride buses and light-rail vehicles county-wide for free. The current three-year contract expires […]

Feature,Volume 39 Issue 17