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Volume 39 Issue 18

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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Nordenberg addresses UPJ graduates >

May 17th, 2007

Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg addressed graduates at Pitt-Johnstown's commencement ceremony, held May 5 in the UPJ Sports Center. The event honored nearly 650 seniors who completed degree requirements for bachelor or associate's degree requirements in August or December 2006, April 2007 or are expected to complete them in June 2007. Approximately 400 seniors participated in […]

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$1 billion facilities plan announced >

May 17th, 2007

This week Pitt announced plans to spend more than $1 billion — that’s with a “B” — in facilities over the next 12 years. According to a years-in-the-making, just-released document titled “The University of Pittsburgh Facilities Plan 2007-2018,” Pitt is estimating a total projected cost, factoring in inflation, of proposed facilities to be $1,038,136,000 by […]

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