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Volume 27 Issue 11

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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New, more versatile ID card is planned for staff, faculty, student >

February 2nd, 1995

A year from now, students and employees could have new Pitt identification cards enabling them — with the swipe of the card across a computerized reader — to charge meals and books to their personal University accounts, draw cash from automatic teller machines, and gain access to Pitt events and buildings. Those are some of […]

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Latest health insurance proposals indicate some decline in rates >

February 2nd, 1995

Based on the latest proposals that Blue Cross and HealthAmerica have submitted to Pitt, the University's employee health insurance premiums should go down in the fiscal year that begins July 1 — regardless of whether Pitt drops HealthAmerica (as Blue Cross has proposed) or otherwise changes its health insurance options. Last week, at the request […]

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Planning Commission told of plan for dorm >

February 2nd, 1995

Some people were taken by surprise when Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Ben Tuchi revealed at the Jan. 24 Pittsburgh City Planning Commission meeting that Pitt plans to build a 300-400 bed dormitory on the old Pitt Tavern site along Fifth Avenue between Bouquet Street and Oakland Avenue. Among those who were caught […]

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