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Volume 32 Issue 19

New theatre in Stephen Foster opens with Pittsburgh-based play >

May 25th, 2000

New theatre in Stephen Foster opens with Pittsburgh-based play The curtain will open May 31 on a new Pitt theatre on the lower level of Stephen Foster Memorial. The Henry Heymann Theatre, named in honor of the former Pitt scenic designer, will debut with the Pitt Repertory Theatre production of "Ferris Wheel," by local playwright […]

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OBITUARY: Norman Austern >

May 25th, 2000

Norman Austern As a nuclear physicist and a lover of literature, music, history, philosophy and archeology, Pitt professor Norman Austern applied his brainpower to the quest for knowledge. As death approached, Austern made sure that his brain would continue contributing in that quest. He willed the organ — ravaged by his long struggle with Parkinson's […]

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Correction >

May 25th, 2000

Correction Alan Meisel has been elected to represent the School of Law on Faculty Assembly. The University Senate office provided incorrect information on the law school's representative to the University Times for publication in the May 11 issue.

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Kresge funds new product incubator lab >

May 25th, 2000

Kresge funds new product incubator lab The Kresge Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to fund a lab in the School of Engineering's New Product Incubator. The foundation also will donate an additional $250,000 if the school raises $1.2 million in endowment funds for maintenance of the facility. The grant will fund the Kresge Rapid […]

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UPMC starts diabetes self-management program >

May 25th, 2000

Diabetes self-management program started by UPMC UPMC South Side will begin a Diabetes Self-Management Program, an initiative that will provide persons who have diabetes with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve and maintain good health and help prevent complications. The program will be offered free for the month of June; after that, there will […]

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Shooting victim sets up scholarship with proceeds from benefit >

May 25th, 2000

Shooting victim sets up scholarship with proceeds from benefit A former Pitt student has asked that some of the proceeds from a golf outing in his honor go to fund a School of Engineering scholarship. Kevin Cecil, who was shot, apparently at random, near the Pitt campus in July 1995, has asked that 25 percent […]

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