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Volume 33 Issue 21

UCIS to introduce global studies certificate program >

June 28th, 2001

Traditionally, Pitt has been strong in international area studies programs. But what about students who are motivated by issues that cross regional borders? Beginning in fall term 2001, Pitt will offer those students a new undergraduate certificate in global studies. Provost James Maher approved the Global Studies Program last week. It will be administered by […]

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CGS plans e-commerce program >

June 28th, 2001

Pitt's College of General Studies will launch a noncredit certificate program in electronic commerce this September. The program is aimed at equipping the business manager or executive with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, implement and manage the use of the Internet to transact business. The certificate in e-commerce management is a part-time six-course […]

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You can go home (or back to school) again: Class of 1973 holds first Falk School reunion >

June 28th, 2001

Nestled in the rolling hills on University Drive, a gray stone school house with an Old English slate shingle roof will mark its 70th anniversary this September. But on June 16 Falk School, the K-8 laboratory school administered by Pitt's School of Education, was the site of a new event, when 18 of the 24 […]

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SHRS develops new magazine >

June 28th, 2001

Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) has developed a magazine, FACETS. The publication is intended to keep readers informed about current research, programs and school news, and also will be used for development and student recruitment. Published three times a year, FACETS reflects the excellence of SHRS in education, research and community service, […]

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University Press author named U.S. poet laureate >

June 28th, 2001

A University of Pittsburgh Press author has been named the 11th U.S. Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. Billy Collins will begin a one-year appointment in October when he opens the Library of Congress's annual literary series with a reading of his work. Two recent poetry collections by Collins, "Picnic, Lightning" (1998) and "The […]

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WPIC-supported program gets county funds >

June 28th, 2001

The Moms and Cops Program has been awarded a grant from the Tony Stagno Environmental Health Mini-Grant Awards Program, sponsored by the Allegheny County Health Department. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and UPMC Braddock are two of the program's supporting organizations. Moms and Cops provides an educational model for early detection of child neglect and […]

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Caregiving helps spouse cope with partner's death, study shows >

June 28th, 2001

New Pitt research suggests that people who care for their sick spouses cope better when their partner dies than those who take no role in caregiving, and they have a lesser chance of depression, weight loss and poor health. The study by Richard Schulz, professor of psychiatry, epidemiology and sociology, and his colleagues is the […]

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