Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh

Volume 33 Issue 3

Pitt's exclusive deal with UPMC Health Plan prompts about 75% to change health care providers >

September 28th, 2000

Pitt's exclusive contract with UPMC Health Plan prompted about three-quarters of participating employees to change health care plans this year. Under a three-year deal announced last March, all Pitt employees were required to enroll in one of three UPMC Health Plan options, or certify that they had alternate health benefits coverage. About 12,000 employees are […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3

Chemistry at 125: Milestones in department's history >

September 28th, 2000

Following are some highlights of the Department of Chemistry's 125 years at Pitt. * In 1875, the department is first recognized at the Western University of Pennsylvania, forerunner to Pitt, with the appointment of Francis Clifford Phillips as professor of chemistry, geology and mineralogy. Phillips would serve as head of the department until 1915. * […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3

OBITUARY: A. David Lazovik >

September 28th, 2000

A. David Lazovik, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Psychology, died Sept. 19, 2000. He was 79. Lazovik earned all of his degrees at Pitt: his B.S. in 1943, his master's in 1945 and his Ph.D. in psychology in 1947. In the same year he earned his doctorate he was appointed an […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3

OBITUARY: Steven D. Manners >

September 28th, 2000

Friends and colleagues of the late Steven D. Manners, a researcher and administrator at Pitt's University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) for the last 26 years, are invited to a memorial gathering on Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m., in the William Pitt Union's Kurtzman Room. Manners, of Penn Hills, died Sept. 15, 2000, of […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3

Epperson to step down as dean of social work >

September 28th, 2000

David E. Epperson, dean of Pitt's School of Social Work for the past 28 years, will step down at the end of the current academic year. Named social work dean in 1972, Epperson is the longest-serving Pitt dean. His tenure also is the longest of any current dean of social work in the country. Founded […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3

Voter registration, other deadlines near >

September 28th, 2000

The deadline for voter registration and for changing names and addresses for registered voters is Oct. 10. This deadline applies to individuals who wish to vote in the fall general election on Nov. 7. Voter registration forms can be obtained from the University's Office of Federal Government Relations, 624-6015. The deadline for requesting an absentee […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3

Outside Internet service provider may be available for a fee by November >

September 28th, 2000

Improved off-campus access to Pitt computing services may be available to faculty, staff and students — for a price — by early November, a University administrator said last week. Under a deal being finalized between Pitt and an as-yet-unnamed, outside Internet service provider (ISP), members of the University community would be given the option of […]

Feature,Volume 33 Issue 3