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Volume 35 Issue 18

SAC members announced >

May 15th, 2003

The Staff Association Council (SAC) announced its new and re-nominated members at yesterday’s SAC meeting. New and re-nominated members begin serving two-year terms July 1. 2003 SAC new members: Marissa Arlet, Research Conduct and Compliance Office; Matthew Bundick, psychology; Patrick Connolly, Computer Services and Systems Development; Joan Cutone, education; Debbie Evansky, nursing; Janice Harrold, nursing; […]

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University Press book wins award >

May 15th, 2003

A University of Pittsburgh Press-published book has received the 2003 Bryce Wood Book Award from Pitt’s Latin American Studies Association. “Empowering Women: Land and Property Rights in Latin America,” by Carmen Diana Deere and Magdalena Leon, was named Bryce Wood winner last month. The book is a volume in the Pitt Latin American Series and […]

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Pitt, PSC plan workshop >

May 15th, 2003

Pitt and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will host a workshop on biological ion channels — the pathways chemicals travel in cells for functions ranging from regulating heartbeat to a body’s reaction to anesthesia. The May 21-23 workshop will be held in Mellon Institute. It will feature 18 internationally renowned experts who will discuss experimental and […]

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Senate Council debates staff salary hike policy >

May 15th, 2003

In years when Pitt can afford cost-of-living raises, should staff members whose supervisors rate their job performances as “satisfactory,” or better, automatically get such raises? Or, should exceptions to that guideline be made (and salary increases denied) for staff who have reached the top of the pay scales for their job classifications? Those conflicting approaches […]

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Honor society chapter established at UPG >

May 15th, 2003

Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline honors society, recently established a chapter at Pitt’s Greensburg campus and inducted 85 graduates, faculty, staff and students at a combination installation and initiation ceremony on campus. Before approving the new chapter, Phi Kappa Phi officials did a three-year review of Pitt-Greensburg’s curriculum, faculty, students and facilities, including […]

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State-relateds plead case to legislators >

May 15th, 2003

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — Testifying together here at a May 2 hearing of the state House appropriations committee, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg and the presidents of Pennsylvania’s three other state-related universities described how cuts in state funding — combined with soaring costs of everything from library materials to employee health insurance — are squeezing their schools […]

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UPB signs articulation pact >

May 15th, 2003

Pitt-Bradford and Olean (N.Y.) Business Institute have signed transfer articulation agreements that will enable OBI students with associate degrees in applied science in business administration / accounting or business administration/management admission to Pitt-Bradford’s bachelor of science in business management program. OBI graduates who meet the requirements will enter Pitt-Bradford as juniors in the business management […]

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