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Volume 30 Issue 10

Make Frisch permanent head of Human Resources, SAC urge >

January 22nd, 1998

Over the years, the relationship between the Staff Association Council (SAC) and the Office of Human Resources has ranged from one of polite diplomacy to antagonism, as SAC has pushed for better pay, fringe benefits and career options for Pitt staff employees — often against a wall of tight budgets and a tangle of red […]

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Gourman Report lists Pitt undergrad programs >

January 22nd, 1998

Pitt's undergraduate program in philosophy has been ranked No. 2 in the nation in the 1998 10th edition of "The Gourman Report." The only school with an undergraduate philosophy program that topped Pitt in the report was Princeton. Other Pitt undergraduate programs also ranked highly by the report were information sciences, No. 4; social work/social […]

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Pitt professor to get 1st medal of Nagano Olympics >

January 22nd, 1998

First came John Woodruff, in 1936. Then Roger Kingdom, in 1984 and 1988. Last week, Savio Lau-Yuen Woo joined the ranks of Pitt Olympic gold medalists. But the Shanghai-born Woo, 56, didn't have to run or clear any hurdles, except for emigrating from Hong Kong with a shaky command of English, going on to earn […]

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