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Volume 34 Issue 13

PUP, administrators debate merits of transportation plan for Oakland >

March 7th, 2002

Should Pitt develop a comprehensive transportation plan for Oakland? The Senate's Plant Utilization and Planning (PUP) committee debated that question with two Pitt officials Feb. 27. While committee members praised the improved and improving state of parking and transportation at Pitt and in Oakland, they also urged the University to be more proactive in setting […]

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Greensburg campus history stitched by staff, faculty quilters >

March 7th, 2002

It began some six years ago as a gift idea for a retiring employee and grew into a full-scale project for institutional pride. In between were planning lunches, an acknowledged need to preserve campus history and an inspirational video on group bonding. The UPG quilters, as they call themselves, a volunteer group of staff and […]

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Titusville gets $250,000 gift from board member >

March 7th, 2002

It began some six years ago as a gift idea for a retiring employee and grew into a full-scale project for institutional pride. In between were planning lunches, an acknowledged need to preserve campus history and an inspirational video on group bonding. The UPG quilters, as they call themselves, a volunteer group of staff and […]

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Clara & C.C. Li establish GSPH endowment >

March 7th, 2002

World-renowned Pitt geneticist Li Ching Chun — better known to Westerners as C.C. Li — and his wife Clara L. Li have established an endowment at the Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH). The C.C. Li Endowed Research and Education Fund in Human Genetics will provide resources to support research and education in human genetics […]

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CGS honors 4 faculty >

March 7th, 2002

The College of General Studies (CGS) honored four teachers with Students' Choice Awards at its annual Excellence in CGS reception Feb. 22. The event is sponsored by the CGS student government and recognizes CGS student scholarship winners and the outstanding student of the year, in addition to honoring faculty members and instructors selected by students. […]

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UPT signs pact with LECOM >

March 7th, 2002

Officials of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy and Pitt's Titusville (UPT) campus have established an affiliation giving qualified UPT students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in five years. UPT President Michael A. Worman said,"This agreement assures students that, if they perform well academically, they will be […]

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UCIS names winners of 1st GAP grants >

March 7th, 2002

The first group of grants from the Global Academic Partnership (GAP) has been announced by Pitt's University Center for International Studies (UCIS). GAP was launched last fall to strengthen interdisciplinary research on, and curriculum development in, global themes at Pitt while enhancing the University's international scholarly ties and raising its international profile. The partnership provides […]

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