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Volume 35 Issue 4

SAC sponsors workshop >

October 10th, 2002

On Oct. 28, the Staff Association Council (SAC) is sponsoring a limited-seating workshop entitled, “Who Moved My Cheese? An ‘A-Mazing’ Way to Deal With Change in Your Work and in Your Life.” The title refers to the best-selling book by Spencer Johnson. Linda Neuenschwander, staff member at the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, is leading […]

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ONE ON ONE: William Keller America's goal should be disarming Saddam, not deposing

him, Ridgway Center director says >

October 10th, 2002

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are expected to vote as early as today, Oct. 10, on a resolution that would authorize President Bush to order unilateral American military action against Iraq. In a nationally broadcast speech Monday night, Bush called Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein “a murderous tyrant” who poses an immediate threat to […]

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A glimpse into the past: Prof writes psychology dept. history >

October 10th, 2002

Academic departments are like living organisms, evolving according to the personalities that inhabit them as well as internal and external circumstances, a Pitt professor emeritus says. “This is particularly true for the Department of Psychology,” according to Merle J. Moskowitz. Following his retirement from teaching and administration, Moskowitz has been writing the last of four […]

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UPMC alters Oakland plans but construction of Pitt biomedical science tower moving ahead >

October 10th, 2002

In June 2001, UPMC Health System and Pitt announced a seven-year, $600 million Oakland medical campus renewal project with much fanfare. The plans included construction of three major new facilities, two by UPMC and one by Pitt. UPMC’s plans have been altered radically as the result of an August deal to purchase St. Francis Hospital […]

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Upon request, Pitt will forward e-mail of faculty who die, resign >

October 10th, 2002

When faculty members die, resign or otherwise leave Pitt, the University normally terminates their Pitt e-mail accounts within two weeks. But if account owners (or surviving family members and colleagues) request an extension, e-mail may continue to be forwarded for up to one year from the account of a terminated faculty member. Such an extension […]

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