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Volume 34 Issue 3

Professorship honors former provost >

September 27th, 2001

Pitt has established a new professorship honoring former Provost Donald M. Henderson. Larry Davis, dean of the School of Social Work, was named the inaugural Henderson Professor. Henderson served as provost of the University from 1989 until his retirement in 1993. He also chaired the University-wide planning and budgeting committee and helped establish the University […]

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SIS publishes book for centennial >

September 27th, 2001

As part of a year-long celebration of its first 100 years, the School of Information Sciences (SIS) has published Carol Bleier's book, "Tradition in Transition." The book focuses on the individuals who shaped the values, curriculum, teaching, learning, research, scholarship and service of SIS in the education of librarians and, more recently, of information professionals […]

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University responds with blood drives, forums, fundraising, volunteer recruitment >

September 27th, 2001

Shock. Fear. Tears. Frantic phone calls. Vigils, blood drives, canceled classes. Memorial services, moments of silence, conspicuous American flags. These were some of the reactions here to the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. This week Pitt announced a new effort, “The University Responds,” to promote education, volunteer recruitment and […]

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Injury evaluations available for high school athletes >

September 27th, 2001

For high school athletes with an acute sports-related injury this fall, the UPMC Health System Sports Medicine program is providing free injury evaluations at the acute sports injury clinic, held each Saturday morning through Nov. 3. The clinics are held at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, 3200 South Water St., South Side. The clinic […]

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Security here tightened, but police confident about safety of campus >

September 27th, 2001

In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Pitt police interim chief Tim Delaney is confident about the security of the campus. "The systems we have in place are solid. We want to help restore safe feelings on our campus. We want to have people feel they have control in their lives again." Delaney […]

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Presby wins national honor >

September 27th, 2001

UPMC Presbyterian Hospital has been named a 2001 Consumer Choice Award winner by the National Research Corporation. It is the third year in a row that the hospital has been named to the list. The award placed UPMC Presbyterian among the nation's top 122 hospitals consumers chose as having the highest quality and best image […]

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Using support systems, taking action are coping strategies that can be helpful >

September 27th, 2001

There's no clear blue- print for getting back to normal after a disaster such as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but there are strategies for coping, according to a Pitt expert in intergroup relations. "Limit the amount of coverage you're watching, even though it's addicting and engaging," said Audrey J. Murrell, associate professor of business […]

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Alzheimer's disease seed money available >

September 27th, 2001

The Alzheimer Disease Research Center (ADRC) is seeking applications for its Seed Monies Grant Program. ADRC funds pilot grants to stimulate new and innovative research relevant to Alzheimer's disease. Methodology for the research proposals can range from basic science to psychosocial, with priority given to novel approaches. The patient population and clinical database of ADRC […]

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