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Volume 40 Issue 21

City planners okay Pitt master plan >

June 26th, 2008

Pitt’s updated facilities plan was approved last week by the Pittsburgh City Planning Commission. But commissioners also warned Pitt officials to keep the Oakland community informed about the University’s specific projects and not to expect projects to be rubber-stamped by the commission. The Planning Commission voted unanimously June 17 to endorse Pitt’s “Institutional Master Plan […]

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Trustees tweak investment policy >

June 26th, 2008

The Pitt Board of Trustees investment committee has approved revisions to the asset allocation policy for the University’s endowment fund, changing a policy that was adopted in June 2006. Based on portfolio analyses by the University’s investment staff and its consultants Wilshire Associates and Cambridge Associates, the committee voted June 16 to adjust the target […]

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UPT prof leads study abroad in Tanzania >

June 26th, 2008

Students seeking a study-abroad experience in rural Africa have a unique option by way of Pitt-Titusville. Spending time in rural Pennsylvania is just a stop along the way to the even more rural Karagwe district in northwestern Tanzania for students in the Pitt in Tanzania program led by UPT faculty member Linda Winkler. Participants start […]

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Annual campus cleanup spruces UPT grounds >

June 26th, 2008

Pitt’s Titusville campus held its annual campus cleanup day June 13. Tackling some landscaping chores were, from left, biology professor Chris Coat, Director of Residence Life Jim Pennington, administrative assistant for Student Affairs Susan Andrews, nursing secretary Marlene Hamrick and UPT student and summer maintenance worker Ryan Smith.

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CGS Monroeville location moves >

June 26th, 2008

Pitt’s College of General Studies is moving its Monroeville satellite location from the Monroeville ExpoMart to Penn Center East on Route 22 in Wilkins Township. Four fall term classes are to be held in the new space. The complex already is home to several other schools including the University of Phoenix, Waynesburg College and Indiana […]

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Business clothing drive set for July 9 >

June 26th, 2008

The Pitt Volunteer Pool is sponsoring a career clothing drive on July 9 to aid efforts of Pennsylvania Women Work, an organization that promotes the economic self-sufficiency of single parents, displaced homemakers and individuals in transition. The organization is seeking donations of professional clothing for women and men that is appropriate for job interviews and […]

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