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Volume 39 Issue 18

Heinz Chapel spire evaluated >

May 17th, 2007

A unique trio of experts with training in engineering and architecture gave the spire atop the Heinz Memorial Chapel an inch-by-inch analysis last week. Armed with climbing gear, cameras and tape measures, workers from the Ithaca, N.Y.-based Vertical Access examined each solder joint, fastener and piece of bracing over the course of three days, photographically […]

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Produce subscription program planned >

May 17th, 2007

Community Relations is introducing a program, dubbed “Farms to Pitt,” that will enable subscribers to obtain fresh local produce. Part of Pitt’s Partnership for Food, the new program offers fresh products delivered weekly directly from an area farm to designated locations on the Pittsburgh campus. Subscribers pay a fee in advance, which goes to a […]

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Udin addresses diversity issues >

May 17th, 2007

As the final influence on students before they move into the workforce, faculty have a chance to affect how those future managers treat minorities and women, Sala Udin told an audience at Pitt’s annual faculty diversity seminar. In his keynote address to diversity seminar fellows, Udin said: “You are producing the next generation of the […]

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Falk School expansion planned >

May 17th, 2007

Pitt’s Falk Laboratory School will break ground this summer on a $13 million expansion project that will more than double the size of the 75-year-old building, alleviate traffic congestion and, over time, allow a 50 percent increase in student enrollment. School director Wendell McConnaha, with the help of former directors and selected students, will turn […]

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GSPH art, jewelry benefit set >

May 17th, 2007

Volunteers in the Graduate School of Public Health are pouring out their creativity yet again in remembrance of a late colleague. The creativity that funds the Evelyn H. Wei Scholarship Award in Epidemiology is an ever-growing labor of love. More than $11,000 has been raised in five summer and holiday sale events held twice yearly […]

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