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Volume 35 Issue 9

Trustees OK Pitt senior officers’ pay hikes >

January 9th, 2003

Trustees have increased Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg’s salary to $390,000 — a raise of 13.9 percent, nearly matching the percentage increase in Pitt’s tuition this year. In addition, the trustees’ compensation committee approved raises ranging from 5.4 percent to 10.8 percent for five other Pitt senior officers, as recommended by Nordenberg. See page 3. To […]

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UPJ staffer honored for service >

January 9th, 2003

Long-time Johnstown campus staff member Betsy A. Goenner is the 2002 winner of the UPJ President’s Award for Excellence in Service. The fourth annual award recognizes a staff member’s dedication to the University and commends the employee’s superior efforts at work and in the community. Goenner was recognized at the annual Johnstown staff luncheon Dec. […]

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Pitt senior wins Marshall scholarship >

January 9th, 2003

Pitt senior and chancellor’s scholar Cynthia Kinnan has been named one of 40 Marshall Scholarship winners nationwide for 2003. Majoring in economics and mathematics in the University Honors College, Kinnan was selected from more than 950 candidates nominated by more than 50 institutions throughout the United States. The British Parliament created the Marshall Scholarship in […]

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Engineering gets diversity funds >

January 9th, 2003

A $50,000 gift to Pitt’s School of Engineering will underwrite scholarships and create a fund to develop diversity programs within the school. Robert Agbede, president and CEO of Advanced Technology Systems Inc., made the donation. Agbede earned a B.S. and M.S. in mining engineering from Pitt in 1979 and 1981, respectively. The gift will be […]

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Social work dean Davis to head University’s new center on race >

January 9th, 2003

Pitt has established a new center to address “America’s defining social problem” — race relations. The new Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP), an interdisciplinary center housed in the School of Social Work, provides “an extraordinary opportunity to do good,” according to Social Work Dean Larry E. Davis, the center’s director. The center is […]

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Seminars set for participants in 2003 marathon >

January 9th, 2003

To help runners prepare for the 2003 UPMC Health System/City of Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4, New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., is presenting UPMC Sports Medicine’s annual free marathon training seminar series. All seminars will be 10 a.m.-noon in the LHAS Auditorium at UPMC Montefiore. A final preparations seminar will be held on May 3, […]

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Pitt gets brain injury grants of $3.9 million >

January 9th, 2003

Pitt has received two grants totaling $3.9 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will support research aimed at developing and testing the latest innovations in rehabilitation technology and discovering more effective pharmaceutical treatments for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). These grants make Pitt the leader in TBI research and rehabilitation in […]

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Obituary — Corrinne M. Barnes >

January 9th, 2003

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. March 31 in Heinz Chapel for Corinne M. Barnes, professor emeritus of pediatric nursing at the School of Nursing, who died on Nov. 19, 2002. She was 74. Barnes received her bachelor’s in nursing education from Pitt in 1960, a master’s in nursing care of children […]

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