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Volume 28 Issue 4

As part of retention efforts, Pitt surveys undergraduate students >

October 12th, 1995

As part of the administration's stepped-up effort to keep students from leaving the University before they graduate, Pitt last week mailed surveys to nearly 2,100 current undergraduates seeking their opinions on a wide variety of student life issues. "Essentially, we're trying to identify matters that are of concern to our students," said Jack Daniel, vice […]

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Grant funds cancer screenings for low-income women >

October 12th, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has been awarded a contract by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide breast and cervical cancer screenings for low-income women who are 50 years of age or older and are uninsured or underinsured. The screenings, which are part of the state's HealthyWoman 50+ Program, are offered through […]

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Unionization topic of meeting >

October 12th, 1995

"The Case for and Against Faculty Unionization" will be the theme of the fall meeting of the full University Senate, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. in Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Making the case for a faculty union will be two officers of the United Faculty group that is seeking to organize Pitt faculty: UF President […]

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WOODWORKING >

October 12th, 1995

WOODWORKING: If there's something you need — from shelves to Gothic-style chairs to a refinished conference table — this duo in Facilities Management is up to the task As an institution of higher learning, Pitt most often shines its spotlight on the academic area and its faculty. But the University also employs numerous staff who […]

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Coincidence brings Pasteur 100th anniversary lecture to University >

October 12th, 1995

On Dec. 2, 1885, four boys were playing in the streets of Newark, N.J., when they were attacked by what was believed to be a rabid dog. Normally, such an event led to madness and a long, agonizing death. A local physician, however, had heard about Louis Pasteur's work in rabies treatment and urged that […]

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Film on UN premieres here >

October 12th, 1995

In honor of the United Nations' 50th anniversary, Pitt, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and The Pittsburgh UN50 Coalition will present the documentary film premiere of "In Search of Peace: 50 Years of the U.S. in the U.N." The premiere will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 in 2P56 Forbes Quad. […]

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University Press book named finalist in LA Times competition >

October 12th, 1995

"City of Salt" by Gregory Orr, published as part of the University of Pittsburgh Press Poetry Series, has been named a finalist in the 1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize program. Pitt was one of only four university presses in the country with a title on The Times's finalists' list, which was announced last month. […]

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