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Volume 30 Issue 1

Health Sciences search hearings set for September >

August 28th, 1997

To the members of the University community: The Search Committee for the Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine, a combined position, has been charged by the chancellor and has begun its work. To allow all members of the University to contribute to this very important search, two open […]

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Architects' firm sets up scholarships >

August 28th, 1997

In celebration of its 75th anniversary, Hayes Large Architects/Pittsburgh has created an annual scholarship for students in Pitt's School of Education and Graduate School of Public Health. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic performance and research papers highlighting a student's "understanding of the importance that the quality of a built environment brings […]

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Robert J. Nossen >

August 28th, 1997

Former Pitt associate provost and professor Robert J. Nossen, 76, died July 29. Nossen held faculty and administrative posts at Creighton, Lamar and Bloomsburg universities and the State University College in Fredonia, N.Y., before coming to Pitt in 1972 as associate provost for regional campuses and professor of higher education. He became a professor emeritus […]

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Trustees approve purchase of video replay board for Pitt Stadium >

August 28th, 1997

Fans attending Pitt home football games this season won't have to worry about turning their heads and missing a critical play, thanks to a new video replay board at Pitt Stadium. Acting for the full Board of Trustees, the property and facilities committee on July 28 approved the purchase and installation of the L.E.D. Technology […]

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Roy Chipman >

August 28th, 1997

Former Pitt head basketball coach Roy Chipman died Aug. 10 at his home in Allison Park. He was 58 years old and had been suffering from liver and colon cancer for the past year. Chipman served as Pitt basketball coach from 1980 through 1986. During his six seasons at the University, he posted a record […]

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Physics prof gets DOE award >

August 28th, 1997

Vittorio Paolone, associate professor of physics, has been awarded an "Outstanding Junior Investigator Award" by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Division of High Energy Physics. The award is one of only five given this year by the DOE. Such awards are given to promising non-tenured physicists who demonstrate significant contributions to high-energy physics and […]

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Glenna Walter Mars >

August 28th, 1997

Glenna Walter Mars, an emeritus professor in Pitt's sociology department since 1979, died April 28. She was 87. Mars joined the Pitt sociology faculty in 1947. She was a graduate of St. John's School of Nursing, attended the University of Minnesota and completed her post-graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.

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ACS grant applications due Oct. 1 >

August 28th, 1997

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 1 by the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute for the American Cancer Society's (ACS) George Heckman Memorial Institutional Grants for small cancer research projects. The grants serve as seed money for promising new projects or novel ideas by junior investigators in cancer research. Awards will be made by Nov. […]

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Pitt to focus this year's Day of Caring effort on neighboring areas >

August 28th, 1997

In the belief that Pitt prospers when its neighbors prosper, the efforts of staff and faculty volunteers during this year's United Way Day of Caring on Sept. 10 will focus on areas adjacent to the University. Volunteers will work in central Oakland, West Oakland, North Oakland and the Hill District to renovate buildings, deliver meals […]

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