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Volume 28 Issue 3

Pitt hosts information superhighway conferences >

September 28th, 1995

What does the information super- highway mean for southwestern Pennsylvania? To help answer that question, Pitt will host a conference Oct. 9 that will examine the National Information Infra-structure's (NII) implications and potential applications for the region. The conference will provide practical examples of how information technologies can be used to improve learning, business, health […]

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Pitt's philosophy department passes Harvard for No. 2 spot in latest research council study >

September 28th, 1995

Pitt's Department of Philosophy has been ranked second in the nation, behind only Princeton and ahead of Harvard, in the latest study by the National Research Council (NRC) of research-doctorate programs in the U.S. The four-year study, which examined 3,634 academic programs at 274 institutions, also ranked Pitt's Department of History and Philosophy of Science […]

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IN REVIEW >

September 28th, 1995

Pitt, campus police agreement may be close Pitt's assistant police chief and the head of the collective bargaining organization that represents some 67 campus police personnel said this week that they may be close to agreeing on a contract to replace the one that expired nearly 15 months ago. "I think we're getting close," said […]

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Ex-Institutional Advancement staffer files lawsuit over firing >

September 28th, 1995

A former employee in the Office of Institutional Advancement has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the University in connection with her firing. In the suit, filed in U.S. District Court on Sept. 13, Draga Luksic of Wilkinsburg admits to engaging in a personal relationship with her supervisor, David Raible, while she was working in […]

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Grants available to support instructional computing >

September 28th, 1995

The Executive Committee on Academic Computing (ECAC) has competitive grant funds available to support instructional computing and technology programs in three areas: advanced instructional technology, specialized computing laboratories and a new category, instructional software development. All teaching faculty at Pitt's five campuses are eligible to apply. The deadline for submitting brief pre-proposals for the advanced […]

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The Carnegie pulls out all stops in 100th anniversary celebration >

September 28th, 1995

The Carnegie will launch its centennial celebration on Oct. 6 with the kind of event that only comes along once every century. For 28 straight hours, from 5 p.m. Oct. 6 through 9 p.m. Oct. 7, all of The Carnegie's locations — Museum of Art, Museum of Natural History, the Science Center, Warhol Museum and […]

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