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Volume 27 Issue 10

Donation to University archives provides look at steelworker's life >

January 19th, 1995

It all seems so ridiculous now. That is the very idea something could have been done to save the gigantic steel mill and the thousands of people who worked in it on any given shift. But there it is in discolored black and white, bound by a faded green folder dated June 1954 and labeled […]

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Johnstown president realigns administrative responsibilities >

January 19th, 1995

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown President Albert Etheridge has announced a realignment of administrative functions and responsibilities at UPJ. According to Etheridge, the moves were made to better reflect his philosophy of administration and to "more closely align functions and activities with affinities." "In this reorganization, I have attempted to define each area's activities," he […]

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UPMC, Magee-Womens Hospital join in establishing cancer genetics program >

January 19th, 1995

People who are concerned that they or their children have a genetic risk of developing cancer may now assess and work toward reducing that risk, through a new program set up jointly by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Magee-Womens Hospital. The Cancer Genetics Program, offering genetic counseling and education for cancer risk […]

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Mileage allowance 30 cents/mile >

January 19th, 1995

Effective Jan. 1, Pitt employees are to be reimbursed at the rate of 30 cents per mile when they use their own cars for University business. The change came when the Internal Revenue Service increased the standard mileage allowance from 29 cents to 30 cents per mile for business use of personal automobiles, according to […]

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HUD funds GSPIA scholarships >

January 19th, 1995

Three new work/study community development scholarships will be offered to incoming students in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) beginning with the 1995-96 academic year. Women, minority and disabled students are encouraged to apply. Funds for the scholarships are being provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to […]

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Bobrow asked to resign as dean of GSPIA >

January 19th, 1995

Davis Bobrow resigned Jan. 6 as dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) under pressure from Provost James Maher. Maher said he asked Bobrow to resign because the dean's management style and philosophy conflicted with his own, but Maher would not elaborate. "Because this is a personnel matter," Maher said, "I […]

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