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Volume 30 Issue 13

Board committees to advise on technology transfer, Pitt-UPMC academic affiliation agreement >

March 5th, 1998

The Board of Trustees will form two ad hoc committees to advise the trustees and the Pitt administration on technology transfer and an academic affiliation agreement between the University and UPMC Health System, trustees chairperson J. Wray Connolly announced at the Feb. 19 board meeting. Connolly also said he plans to convene a day-long trustees […]

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American Experience features journalist Sam Donaldson >

March 5th, 1998

Sam Donaldson thought he had seen every slick trick of media manipulation during his first stint as ABC-TV's chief White House correspondent, from 1979 to 1989. But then he returned to the White House beat this year — and confronted President Clinton's staff. "Oh, they're much slicker" than even Ronald Reagan and his people, Donaldson […]

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Pitt ranks second in state in overall R&D funding for science, engineering >

March 5th, 1998

Pitt is ranked second in Pennsylvania in terms of overall federal research and development funding for science and engineering, according to a new report to Congress by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The report, released this week, shows that Pitt received 23 percent of the federal dollars allocated to R&D at […]

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Open enrollment info detailing rate hikes to be mailed next week >

March 5th, 1998

Next week, Pitt's Human Resources office will mail packets of materials to faculty and staff outlining: * Changes in Pitt medical insurance for next year. * The monthly rates employees will be charged for different types of coverage. * Summaries of employees' current University benefits selections. * Forms that faculty and staff must fill out […]

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Brain Awareness Week meeting planned >

March 5th, 1998

National Brain Awareness Week is being celebrated March 16-22. Pitt is kicking off the week with a town meeting on March 16 in the Frick Fine Arts auditorium, 6:30-9 p.m. Prominent local researchers will discuss the importance and relevance of clinical and basic neuroscience research being conducted in Pittsburgh. Some of the areas that will […]

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House hearing focuses on non-budget issues >

March 5th, 1998

HARRISBURG — Pitt and two of its neighbors — Schenley High School and Milliones Middle School — have joined forces to seek funding for a new program aimed at encouraging local young people to pursue careers in the health sciences. Testifying before the state House of Representatives appropriations committee yesterday, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg said the […]

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Medical informatics training positions added to program >

March 5th, 1998

Pitt's Health Sciences Library System and Center for Biomedical Informatics announce the addition of two funded training positions in health sciences librarianship and medical informatics to its medical informatics training program. The program will offer a yearlong educational opportunity to two individuals who have earned an MLS degree and who have special interests or experience […]

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