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Volume 41 Issue 18

Staffer and brother establish fund for Holocaust studies >

May 14th, 2009

A new Pitt fund established in memory of a staff member’s father aims to ensure that the lessons of the Holocaust continue to be communicated to future generations of students. According to Thomas Golightly, senior executive director of development for the School of Arts and Sciences, University Honors College and College of General Studies, 55 […]

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Don't panic, say retirement investment advisers >

May 14th, 2009

In spite of the sinking feeling that may accompany the arrival of your quarterly retirement savings statements, you shouldn’t panic, representatives from TIAA-CREF and The Vanguard Group told Pitt employees last week in separate presentations during the Office of Human Resources’ benefits fair. “Focus on what you can control,” said Vanguard’s Ella Smith, who noted […]

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Rescher elected AAAS fellow >

May 14th, 2009

Nicholas Rescher, Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy, is among 212 new fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. AAAS, which publishes the journal Science, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science, engineering and innovation around the world. Rescher, who came to the University in 1961, is a former chair of […]

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Pitt establishes Center for Global Health >

May 14th, 2009

Last week, Pitt established the Center for Global Health to promote multidisciplinary international health research and scholarship. The center, led by Donald S. Burke, associate vice chancellor for global health and dean of the Graduate School of Public Health, is based on a partnership with schools and centers across the University to address the most […]

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BPC to review expanded report on PBCs, salary policies >

May 14th, 2009

The University Senate’s budget policies committee plans to review at its May 29 meeting an expanded report on planning and budgeting committees in responsibility centers throughout the University. The annual report, prepared by Pitt’s budget office at BPC’s request, included new questions seeking information on whether each area is in compliance with Pitt’s salary policy […]

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Pitt ranked among top research universities >

May 14th, 2009
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