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Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, July 9th, 2015

A pedestrian near-miss in Oakland (Editor’s note: This letter to Police Chief James K. Loftus is printed here at the request of the author.) Dear Chief Loftus, I want to inform you of an incident that occurred last Friday (June 19) around 11:30 a.m. I was crossing Meyran at Fifth. I had the white “cross” signal […]


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Thursday, June 25th, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Pitt progress on transgender issues “unacceptable at best” To the editor: In reading your May 14, 2015, article, “Opinion: Making changes to make Pitt more welcoming to all” (by Provost Patricia Beeson and Senior Vice Chancellor Kathy Humphrey), I felt far more frustration than I did relief. As a transgender person, a member of Pitt […]


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Thursday, May 28th, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, May 14th, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Wrong comparison group = misleading faculty salary numbers To the editor: The April 16 University Times article on the 2015 AAUP faculty salary survey unfortunately gives a false impression that Pittsburgh campus faculty salaries are well above those of peers. The article is misleading because it used the wrong comparison group. Pitt’s peer group is […]


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Thursday, April 16th, 2015

An open letter to Chancellor Patrick Gallagher in response to his call for “Making an Impact Through Commercialization” Dear Chancellor Gallagher: We write in response to your recent communication to our faculty regarding the commercialization of research and the expansion of partnerships with area businesses. While we share your goal of making the results of […]


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Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

University Times letters policy Letters should be submitted at least one week prior to publication. Persons criticized in a letter will receive a copy of the letter so that they may prepare a response. If no response is received, the letter will be published alone. Letters can be sent by e-mail to njbrown@pitt.edu or by […]


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Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Drug Take-Back Day nets 450 lbs. of medications To the editor: On March 4 the School of Pharmacy conducted a successful Drug Take-Back Day at the University Pharmacy in Nordenberg Hall.  In just seven hours, over 450 pounds of drugs were collected from nearly 150 people. We saw a diverse crowd composed of 61 percent […]