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Volume 35 Issue 20

Pitt plans to look at options for blocking “spam” >

June 12th, 2003

Sick of checking your e-mail, only to find dozens of messages offering special deals on Viagra, refinancing your mortgage and kicking your cigarette addiction? If unwanted e-mail — “spam” — is clogging your in-box, you’re not alone. E-mail is becoming an endangered mode of communication, some computer system managers say, because users increasingly can’t be […]

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East meets West in Bradford professor’s art >

June 12th, 2003

The dichotomy of Eastern and Western views on ethics and life seems forever a gulf unbridged. But for Pitt-Bradford assistant professor Kong Ho, the two divergent cultures merge in his life, and, hence, in his artwork. “For years, like many other artists of my generation, I have been content to refer to myself as a […]

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Web portal service available >

June 12th, 2003

Computing Services and Systems Development announced that the University’s web portal service for faculty and staff, my.pitt.edu, is now available to permit employees to customize their viewings of Pitt’s various web sites and services as well as commonly used Internet-based services, such as Google. My.pitt.edu has been available for students since August. Faculty, staff and […]

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Institute to Enhance Palliative Care established >

June 12th, 2003

In collaboration with Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Pitt has established the Institute to Enhance Palliative Care, a community of scholars and health professionals from diverse fields who have joined together to improve care for the seriously ill and dying. The institute’s goal is to improve end-of-life care by expanding the number and quality of […]

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OBITUARY: Carol Ann Hoffmann >

June 12th, 2003

Carol Ann Hoffmann, associate curator of the Ford E. and Harriet R. Curtis Theatre Collection in Hillman Library, died June 4, 2003, following a brief illness. She was 53. Hoffmann had been employed at Pitt since 1996, when she was appointed administrative assistant to the then-chair of the Department of Library and Information Science, Edie […]

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