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Volume 38 Issue 16

Books, Journals & More

A closer look: Kathleen George >

April 13th, 2006

What do theatre and fiction have in common? This deceptively simple question switched Pitt theatre arts professor Kathleen George into deep scholarly mode. When she emerged, a preface, four chapters and a conclusion later — 231 pages in all — she had her answer in a newly published book, “Winter’s Tales: Reflections on the Novelistic […]

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Health plan open enrollment begins >

April 13th, 2006

Pitt employees on average will pay 8 percent more in health care premiums for the plan year that begins July 1. For Panther Gold enrollees, who make up about 90 percent of employees receiving health care benefits through Pitt, premiums will increase from $44 to $47 per month for individuals, and from $242 to $261 […]

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Books, Journals & More >

April 13th, 2006

This annual University Times supplement recognizes faculty and staff who have written and edited books, as well as those whose efforts have extended into other areas, such as CDs, electronic publications, art exhibitions, plays and musical compositions. We regret that space constraints prohibit including other kinds of publications/creative endeavors. At the suggestion of a faculty […]

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UPG plans children’s literature conference >

April 13th, 2006

Want to learn to rhyme, discover how award-winning children’s authors approach their work or gather tips on how to use technology to draw reluctant readers into the library? Pitt-Greensburg’s children’s literature conference, set for May 5, is designed to offer all that and more. The annual literature conference, now in its 10th year, is funded […]

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Senate session explores technology transfer >

April 13th, 2006

It’s no secret that Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University are important contributors to the Pittsburgh area’s economy. Employment at the two universities (including UPMC) combined is roughly the same size as southwestern Pennsylvania’s high-tech employment sector, at about 60,000. Both are among the top schools responsible for creating venture capital spinoff companies, and Pitt last […]

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Detre memorial set for April 28 >

April 13th, 2006

A memorial service for Katherine Detre, who died Jan. 24, has been set for 2:30 p.m. April 28 in Heinz Chapel. A reception will follow in the Hall of Architecture at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. At the time of her death, Detre was Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public […]

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Faculty share some tech transfer experiences >

April 13th, 2006
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