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Volume 28 Issue 13

Nursing to manage clinic's primary care >

February 29th, 1996

Pitt's School of Nursing has assumed management of the primary care component of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's (UPMC) Matilda H. Theiss Health and Child Development Center in Terrace Village. The UPMC satellite is the first full-time, nurse-managed, primary care clinic in western Pennsylvania. It provides a comprehensive health program using certified nurse practitioners […]

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Board elects new members >

February 29th, 1996

The Board of Trustees elected three new members Feb. 22. Thomas Marshall, retired CEO of Aristech Chemical Corp. and a Pitt trustee from 1988 to 1992, and Earl F. Hord, president and CEO of The Minority Enterprise Corp., were elected as term trustees. Alfred L. Moye, university relationships manager for Hewlett-Packard Co. and a former […]

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Center for Latin American Studies receives funding >

February 29th, 1996

Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies has received five grants and endowments to support its archaeology database, field research, graduate education and student programs. The largest of the grants is a $2.5 million commitment from The Howard Heinz Endowment to create a permanent fund for graduate education. Of the grant total, $2 million will be […]

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Quasi-endowment funds established >

February 29th, 1996

The Board of Trustees Feb. 22 approved two new quasi-endowment funds: * The Israel Heritage Classroom Committee Quasi-Endowed Scholarship for the Summer Study Abroad Program, which will provide scholarships for Pitt undergraduates and graduate students studying and doing research in Israel. * The Hollis Vick Quasi-Endowed Scholarship in the School of Social Work, which will […]

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Katz professor testing the waters of electronic course instruction >

February 29th, 1996

John E. Prescott of the Katz Graduate School of Business doesn't plan to meet with the students taking his "Competitive Intelligence" course this term. And he doesn't want them calling him on the telephone. He has even asked that they avoid talking about the course among themselves. And that's exactly how the University administration wants […]

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Board gives Business/Finance authority to two administrators who will handle Tuchi's area >

February 29th, 1996

In the wake of Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Ben J. Tuchi's resignation, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution authorizing two other administrators to sign documents and contracts relating to areas that Tuchi had supervised. The board vote was necessary because, under normal circumstances, only senior personnel designated as officers of the […]

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Grant will expand computer-assisted testing >

February 29th, 1996

Thanks to a new computer-assisted testing system (CATS), students who study through the University External Studies Program will be able to take exams via computers at off-campus sites. Through CATS, students obtain their test scores on-screen immediately upon completing exams. They also have the option of receiving on-screen feedback from faculty. That's in contrast to […]

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