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Volume 34 Issue 13

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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March 12 forum to focus on Fort Pitt bridge project >

March 7th, 2002

Pitt's Parking, Transportation and Services is sponsoring an information forum on the impact of the upcoming Fort Pitt Bridge and Tunnel construction project. The session will be held March 12, noon – 1 p.m., in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. Officials from PennDOT and the Port Authority will field questions on the project. PennDOT […]

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Technology to replace bar codes available, prof says >

March 7th, 2002

The technology that eventually will replace bar codes as product identifiers is available today, according to Marlin Mickle, Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor in Pitt's School of Engineering. Richard E. Billo, a former Pitt professor now at Oregon State University, and Mickle demonstrated the technology in summer 2000 using commercially available radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, […]

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