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Thursday, March 5th, 2015

To the editor: In view of the University’s decision to give TIAA-CREF more responsibility in administering employees’ retirement funds, I think that the following information that appeared in the Feb. 12 issue of The Wall Street Journal will be of interest to them. TIAA-CREF is one of four funds that are most apt to agree […]


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Thursday, February 19th, 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, February 5th, 2015

To the editor: I offer comments regarding the Jan. 9 lecture given by David Brent, as reported in the University Times (Jan. 22 issue). The U.S. homicide rate has fallen in half since its peak in the early 90s, while the number of guns in private hands has increased substantially. Suicides are down too, though […]


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Thursday, January 22nd, 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, January 8th, 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, December 4th, 2014

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, November 20th, 2014

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, November 6th, 2014

(Editor’s note: The following letter was submitted by Dennis Curran, faculty member in chemistry.) To Pitt faculty: All Pitt faculty members are now required to sign a form to regain the right to submit a grant proposal. If you are such a colleague, I appeal to you not to sign one of the “Intellectual Property […]


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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

During the earlier years of his career, Jerry Cochran made his mark through his work to advance our Schools of the Health Sciences — meeting a wide range of challenges in a succession of increasingly important positions. In fact, when he and I first met in 1986, he was the interim dean of the School […]


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Thursday, October 9th, 2014

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 […]