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Volume 27 Issue 13

Pitt to restrict some Internet news groups to those over 18 >

March 2nd, 1995

A standing committee of faculty, staff, students and a representative of the Office of General Counsel has been charged by Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Ben Tuchi with determining which of the more than 10,000 news groups on the Internet will be carried on Pitt's computer network. The committee is part of a […]

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Trustees, O'Connor say he's staying as chancellor >

March 2nd, 1995

Rumors to the contrary, Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor is not planning to resign, nor is the Board of Trustees planning to fire him, according to O'Connor and the current and future chairpersons of Pitt's Board of Trustees. The chancellor, board chairperson Farrell Rubenstein and chairperson-designate J.W. Connolly, who will succeed Rubenstein in June, all denied […]

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Pitt, CMU to host national writing program conference >

March 2nd, 1995

A keynote address by National Endowment for the Arts chairperson Jane Alexander and a tribute to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson will be among the highlights of the 1995 annual conference of the Associated Writing Programs (AWP), March 9-11 at the Westin William Penn hotel, Downtown. Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University are co-hosting the conference, […]

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Roy Lubove >

March 2nd, 1995

Professor of history and social welfare Roy Lubove died of respiratory failure Feb. 17 in Montefiore University Hospital. He was 60 years old. The author of seven books and the editor of six others, Lubove was an often quoted source on social history topics. Lubove's most recent book, "Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh, Volume 2: The Post-Steel Era," […]

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Honors Convocation 1995 >

March 2nd, 1995

The University's annual Honors Convocation was held Feb. 28 in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. The Rev. Edward A. Malloy, president of Notre Dame University, delivered the keynote address. At this year's ceremony, 1,367 students and 168 faculty members were recognized for their academic achievements during the year. Information for the following list of faculty […]

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Bobby Lewis >

March 2nd, 1995

Bobby Lewis, former Pitt baseball coach and longtime athletic department administrator, died at his home Feb. 22 following a lengthy illness. Lewis, 65, served in many capacities during his 38 years at Pitt before his retirement in January 1993, but was best known for his 36-year tenure as Pitt's baseball coach. He compiled a 438-389 […]

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Pitt makes deal with PAT on Squirrel Hill, Shadyside bus runs >

March 2nd, 1995

Beginning about May 1, Pitt students, faculty and staff will be allowed to ride Port Authority Transit (PAT) buses without charge between the Pitt campus and Shadyside/Squirrel Hill. The service is a year-long experiment to settle a dispute that arose last fall, when PAT refused to renew permits for a private transit company to continue […]

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