Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh

Volume 28 Issue 21

A look at Nordenberg's academic and administrative background >

June 20th, 1996

Born in Duluth, Minn., on July 12, 1948, Mark Nordenberg graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Thiel College, Greenville, Mercer County, in 1970. As an undergraduate, Nordenberg was named to "Who's Who in American Colleges" and won the Thiel Competitive Scholarship and the Stewart Memorial Scholarship. Following graduation from Thiel, […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Physical therapy assistant program boosts enrollment at Titusville >

June 20th, 1996

Pitt's Titusville campus (UPT) is experiencing its largest summer enrollment ever thanks in large part to its new physical therapist assistant (PTA) program. A total of 110 students are attending classes on the campus this summer, compared to 96 last summer, according to Gerald Lazzaro, a faculty member and director of public relations. About one-third […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Business group aids Kevin Cecil fund >

June 20th, 1996

The Oakland Business and Civic Association (OBCA) has conducted several fund-raising events to aid Kevin Cecil, the Pitt engineering student who was shot in Oakland last summer and now faces life as a paraplegic. An OBCA golf outing on May 23 attracted more than 140 golfers who paid $75 per person to take part. An […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Trustees pick Nordenberg as chancellor >

June 20th, 1996

Pitt's Board of Trustees today selected Mark Nordenberg as the University's 17th chancellor. A faculty member in the School of Law since 1977, Nordenberg, 47, has been serving as interim chancellor since Aug. 1, 1995, when J. Dennis O'Connor stepped down from the post under fire from the Board of Trustees. Nordenberg was one of […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Grants awarded for development of computing hardware, software >

June 20th, 1996

Eight grants have been awarded to faculty members for the development of innovative computer hardware and software for advanced instructional technology at Pitt. The grants are part of a program administered by the Instructional Technologies Working Group of the Executive Committee on Academic Computing (ECAC). According to group chair David Beratan, $116,000 was budgeted this […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Staff, faculty voice much support for Nordenberg >

June 20th, 1996

News of Mark Nordenberg's appointment as Pitt's 17th permanent chancellor was generally greeted very favorably, even with excitement, by members of the University community. Only a few of those persons contacted by the University Times expressed reservations or concerns. University Senate President Keith McDuffie said: "I think it's very good news. He has already demonstrated […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

University Senate elections 1996-1997 >

June 20th, 1996

Keith A. McDuffie of the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures has been re-elected president of the University Senate for the 1996-97 academic year. The election was conducted last month. Results were announced at the June 10 Senate Council meeting. Re-elected as Senate vice president for 1996-97 was Nathan Hershey of the Graduate School of […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Koehler to head reorganized Arts & Sciences >

June 20th, 1996

In an effort to make Arts and Sciences more efficient and effective in delivering instructional services, Provost James Maher has announced the restructuring of Pitt's Arts and Sciences programs under one office. Effective July 1, Peter Koehler, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), will be responsible for all Arts and Sciences programs […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21

Computer devices donated to SHRS >

June 20th, 1996

The Prentke Romich Company and Semantic Compaction Systems have donated to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences computer devices to help people with neurological disorders that prevent them from speaking on their own. The equipment will become part of Pitt's Center for Assistive Technology, which helps to assess the needs of individuals who seek […]

Feature,Volume 28 Issue 21