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Volume 35 Issue 19

On-line admissions here increase dramatically >

May 29th, 2003

The number of on-line applications to both Arts and Sciences (A&S) graduate programs and Pitt undergraduate programs is skyrocketing, reflecting the national trend away from paper applications. But because graduate applicants tend to be independent adults while undergraduate hopefuls usually need guidance from their families, electronic applications elicit different feelings among admissions specialists here. Associate […]

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BST3 construction closes Fifth Avenue lane >

May 29th, 2003

This week, Oakland traffic and transportation changes on and around Fifth Avenue commenced, as workers started staging and construction of Pitt’s Biomedical Science Tower 3 (BST3) at a site between Darragh and Lothrop streets. The north lane of Fifth Avenue will be closed from west of the entrance to Children’s Hospital — starting at the […]

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Education major endorsed >

May 29th, 2003

Pitt’s movement science major, housed in the School of Education, has received the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) endorsement as part of the ACSM University Connection Endorsement Program. The movement science curriculum covers the knowledge, skills and abilities expected of an ACSM health and fitness instructor. It also meets the standards of the National […]

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Art a constant in doctor’s life >

May 29th, 2003

A recent School of Medicine’s 60-year reunion doubled as an informal art show for Class of 1943-B’s Ralph Kniseley, whose 45 donated paintings adorn the halls and conference rooms of Falk Library of the Health Sciences in Scaife Hall. The May 16 reunion reception at Falk Library marked the first time the Oak Ridge, Tenn., […]

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