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Volume 35 Issue 1

MEMORIAL: Norman P. Hummon >

August 29th, 2002

A memorial service will be held for Norman P. Hummon, professor of sociology, on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in Heinz Chapel. A reception will be held immediately after the service in 2M/2P56 Posvar Hall. Hummon died Aug. 17, 2002. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 209 […]

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Interim Bradford president named >

August 29th, 2002

Pitt alumnus William A. Shields, president emeritus of Rockford College in Illinois and former president of the College of Great Falls in Great Falls, Mont., has been named interim president of Pitt's Bradford campus, effective Sept. 1. From 1992 until this past May, Shields served as president of Rockford College, where he oversaw a $20 […]

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Despite fare hikes, Port Authority decides not to ask Pitt for more money this year >

August 29th, 2002

Although bus fares in Allegheny County will increase this weekend, Pitt's fee will remain the same at least until next August, a Port Authority official said. Under a contractual agreement, Pitt pays an annual fee in exchange for free rides throughout the county on Port Authority buses and light-rail vehicles for Pitt I.D.-holders. Laurie Andrews, […]

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Port Authority schedules shuttles to Pitt football games >

August 29th, 2002

Port Authority again will offer service to Pitt football games this season on eight special bus routes, beginning Aug. 31 when the Panthers host Ohio University in a 7 p.m. game at Heinz Field. The Pitt suburban routes include: * The 99B Century III Mall-Large Park and Ride, which will serve the Large Park and […]

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One year later: Pitt remembers Sept. 11 >

August 29th, 2002

With the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, approaching, various groups at the University are preparing commemorative activities. University-wide "There will be events on campus throughout the day," said Pitt spokesperson John Harvith. "The University will observe the national moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., and there will be a flag-raising […]

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Ground broken for Bradford building >

August 29th, 2002

Construction crews broke ground last month on Blaisdell Hall, the $13.5 million communications and fine arts building at the Bradford campus. In the first phase of the project, expected to be completed by fall 2003, workers will build the 18,485 sq.-foot brick building in the area that had served as the campus's soccer field. The […]

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Pitt's faculty recruits: New faces on campus >

August 29th, 2002

More than 300 new professors have joined the Pitt faculty since last year, most of them in the medical school. The following is a sampling of new Pittsburgh campus faculty members, as noted by deans, directors and department chairs. Those administrators and the University Times want to emphasize that this is only a sampling and […]

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