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Volume 30 Issue 2

Public Statement Incidental to Termination of Litigation in RE:

Fisher vs. University of Pittsburgh, et al. >

September 11th, 1997

The University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Bernard Fisher announce the withdrawal of the lawsuit initiated by Dr. Fisher following his removal as Principal Investigator and Chairman of the National Cancer Institute's National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) in the Spring of 1994. The University of Pittsburgh wishes to take this opportunity to apologize […]

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Defendants named by Fisher in lawsuit >

September 11th, 1997

On Aug. 27, Bernard Fisher withdrew the federal lawsuit he had filed three years ago against Pitt and 13 other defendants following his removal as chairperson and principal investigator of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP). In exchange for dropping the lawsuit, Fisher received an official apology from the University and $2.75 […]

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Anti-harassment policy statement >

September 11th, 1997

No University employee, University student, or individual on University property may intentionally harass or abuse a person (physically or verbally) with the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with such person's work or academic performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work or academic environment. Consistent with the University Nondiscrimination Policy Statement, this […]

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Pitt, Local 29 continue talks today >

September 11th, 1997

Representatives of the University and the union that represents some 540 Pitt custodians, groundskeepers and food service workers are scheduled to return to the bargaining table today, Sept. 11, at 10:30 a.m. The employees, members of Local 29 of the Service Employees International Union, have been working on a series of contract extensions since their […]

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Has surfing the 'Net become a preoccupation? If so, a Bradford professor has a word for you: ADDICTED >

September 11th, 1997

Three years ago, Kimberly Young, assistant professor of psychology at Pitt's Bradford campus (UPB), first noticed how difficult it can be to access the Internet. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Rochester Medical Center at the time and never seemed to be able to use that school's computer labs because they were […]

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Fisher drops suit in exchange for apology, $2.75 million; University administrators credited with bringing about settlement >

September 11th, 1997

According to an attorney for Pitt breast cancer researcher Bernard Fisher, the University of Pittsburgh will pay "little, if any" of the $2.75 million settlement that Fisher will receive in return for dropping his lawsuit against the University and 13 other defendants. Joseph A. Katarincic, of the Downtown firm of Katarincic & Salmon, credited Pitt […]

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How much is too much when it comes to the Internet? >

September 11th, 1997

Following are 10 signs that constitute pathological Internet use or addiction, according to UPB's Kimberly Young. Individuals who meet four or more of the criteria over a 12-month period could be classified as dependent. * Do you feel preoccupied by the Internet and do such things as think about it while off-line? * Do you […]

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