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Volume 27 Issue 23

Alice Marie Lawson >

July 20th, 1995

Alice Marie Lawson, grants manager in the Pulmonary Medicine Division of the School of Medicine for 10 years, died July 16 at her home in Brookline. The cause of death was cardiovascular disease. "She basically was the foundation of all of our work," said Michael Donahue, an associate professor in pulmonary medicine. "She did all […]

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UPB Staff Association Council pleased with first-year efforts >

July 20th, 1995

When the staff at Pitt's Bradford campus (UPB) decided last year to form a Staff Association Council (SAC), one of their priorities was to send a representative to the monthly SAC meeting on the Pittsburgh campus. Despite the roughly 180-mile distance involved, representatives of UPB SAC have attended almost all Pittsburgh SAC meetings since last […]

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Titusville expands its community service through student program >

July 20th, 1995

Titusville's tiny size and location in rural northwestern Pennsylvania means that everything Pitt's Titusville campus (UPT) does is highly visible to the community. "We can't hide," says Jerry Lazzaro, a UPT faculty member and director of Public Affairs. "We are very visible, either as a positive or a negative influence." Caught in such a spotlight, […]

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Free treatment available for depression >

July 20th, 1995

Free treatment for depression is available for persons between the ages of 18 and 60 through a study at Pitt's Depression Treatment and Research Center. Eligible participants will receive up to 24 weeks of outpatient treatment at no cost. Depressed individuals may have crying spells, sleep disturbances, changes in appetite, decreased interest in pleasurable activities, […]

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Semester at Sea adding summer voyage in 1996 >

July 20th, 1995

The first summer session of Semester at Sea will leave from Ensenada, Mexico, on May 22, 1996, and travel to Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Hawaii before returning to San Diego on July 18. Although the curriculum and itinerary of the 56-day voyage will focus on the South Pacific, its comparative cultures mission will […]

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Pitt to study natural-gas-powered vans >

July 20th, 1995

Pitt has received $719,000 in federal and state funds to conduct a three-year usage study of natural-gas-powered passenger vans. Approximately $38,000 in additional monies is expected from the private sector. The $719,000 from the Federal Highway Administration and the Pennsylvania Energy Office will cover most of the costs of 20 15-passenger natural-gas-powered vans and for […]

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New radiation oncology department to open >

July 20th, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Department of Radiation Oncology at Magee-Womens Hospital, specializing in the treatment of gynecologic and breast cancers, will open July 24. The new department will be open to the public for tours on Aug. 1 from 3 to 6 p.m. A number of new therapy options will be offered at […]

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