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Volume 34 Issue 11

Examining the role of Student Affairs in students' education >

February 7th, 2002

In January 1997, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg moved the Office of Student Affairs administratively from the chancellor's office to the Office of the Provost. In announcing the change, the chancellor wrote, "Few units are more critical to our educational mission than the Office of Student Affairs…. Most of our overall educational goals can be achieved only […]

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From the inside: Student Affairs administrators detail division's efforts >

February 7th, 2002

Interim Dean of Students Jack Daniel is evaluating the mission and goals of the Office of Student Affairs, primarily to foster synergy between that office and the academic side of student life. Mid-level administrators in three of the larger units within Student Affairs — Residence Life, Placement and Career Services, Student Activities — offered some […]

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Candidates for SIS dean visiting campus >

February 7th, 2002

Candidates for the School of Information Sciences (SIS) deanship have begun to visit Pitt for meetings with the school's faculty, staff and students, as well as University senior administrators. SIS dean candidates include: * SIS Professor Emeritus James G. Williams, who met with administrators and SIS personnel and students on Jan. 28. * Ronald L. […]

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Katz staffer wins major book prize >

February 7th, 2002

Sharon G. Flake, a staff member at the Katz Graduate School of Business, has won an American Library Association (ALA) Coretta Scott King Honor Award for 2002 for her book, "Money Hungry," published by Hyperion Books for Children/Jump at the Sun. The book's 13-year-old heroine, Raspberry Hill, hoards her savings and will do almost anything […]

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UCIS sets up grant program >

February 7th, 2002

Pitt's University Center for International Studies (UCIS) has established an International Studies Fund (ISF) grant program to help Pitt students who want to conduct research on international issues or present their research in international settings. "For these grants, we are defining 'international' as relating to another country or culture, comparative analysis covering more than one […]

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Katz moves up in MBA rankings >

February 7th, 2002

London's Financial Times has ranked the Katz Graduate School of Business 53rd in the world according to its 2002 evaluation of M.B.A. programs. Katz's place within the rankings, which Financial Times started in 1998, jumped 19 places over its 2001 rank. Factoring out international schools, Katz is ranked 35th among M.B.A. programs in the United […]

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University sets up tax hotline >

February 7th, 2002

University sets up tax hotline Payroll has set up a tax hotline for questions concerning the W-2 and 1042S tax forms. The hotline number, 412/624-1860, will be in effect through April 17, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Questions regarding Form 1099 should be directed to Payment Processing at 412/648-7845. Questions regarding Form 1098T (tuition payment statement) […]

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Computer lab opens in Masonic Temple >

February 7th, 2002

Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) last week opened a new computer lab in B-40 Masonic Temple. The Computer Productivity Lab has 50 Intel-based computers. There are 20 workstations with the Linux operating system and 30 workstations with the Windows 2000 operating system, all with 17-inch flat screen monitors. Two Xerox black and white laser […]

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