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Volume 27 Issue 11

Tax telephone hotline set up >

February 2nd, 1995

A telephone hotline has been established to answer questions about the W-2 and 1042S year-end tax forms. The hotline number is 624-1860. The line will be in operation until April 17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A team has been assembled to answer the telephone and complete a request for information. A payroll specialist will then research […]

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Latest attack on the Internet yields no casualties here, CIS says >

February 2nd, 1995

As far as the Office of Computing and Information Services (CIS) is aware, no attacks have been made upon Pitt's computer network using the "Internet protocol spoofing" (IP spoofing) or the "terminal hijacking" methods discussed in an advisory issued last week by the federal Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). Concerns about intruders attacking Pitt's Internet […]

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Tips from CIS on Internet security >

February 2nd, 1995

In response to the number of communications it has received since The New York Times article and the advisory by the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) appeared, Computing and Information Services (CIS) has issued the following advisory on "Internet protocol spoofing" and "hijacking." The original CERT advisory can be obtained through anonymous ftp: ftp://ftp.pitt.edu/info/security/cert-advisories/CA-95:01. The […]

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Scholarship for CBA set up >

February 2nd, 1995

Pitt has established the Robert R. Lavelle scholarship for outstanding African-American students who want to pursue careers in business through the College of Business Administration. The scholarship covers tuition, room and board, and is renewable annually for four years based on academic performance. A 1951 alumnus of Pitt, Lavelle is president of Lavelle Real Estate, […]

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UPG named as granting institution for scholarship >

February 2nd, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (UPG) has been designated by the Eberly Foundation as a granting institution for the Eberly Scholarship, with an endowment of $250,000 for 1995. The Eberly Foundation was established is 1963 by the late Orville Eberly. Criteria for the scholarship includes superior academic achievement, good moral character and financial need, […]

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NSABP reorganized: Herberman to head biostatistics center here; AGH's Wolmark heads operations >

February 2nd, 1995

Now that the top leadership of the Pitt-based National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) is set, the cancer research group's principal investigators say it can move forward with clinical trials. Under an administrative reorganization announced Jan. 27, Norman Wolmark of Allegheny General Hospital will be principal investigator of NSABP's operations office. Pitt's Ronald […]

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Senate group surveys freshman students >

February 2nd, 1995

Cockroaches in dorms, limited food choices in cafeterias, and a shortage of student parking were among the complaints that emerged from an informal survey of Freshman Studies students by a University Senate group. At the request of the Senate's student affairs committee, Freshman Studies instructors discussed campus life issues with their students during the 1993-94 […]

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