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Volume 31 Issue 1

Custodians, groundskeepers sign contract, 1st in almost three years >

September 3rd, 1998

A contract between the University and union groundskeepers, custodians and other service workers was approved by union membership Aug. 25, ending a nearly three-year stalemate. According to Ken Service, Public Affairs spokesperson, the University is expected to sign the agreement soon. "We have an agreement with the union. Right now, we're just cleaning up the […]

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Dorm proposal faces one more City Council hearing Sept. 10 >

September 3rd, 1998

Pitt's proposal to build three 4-story apartment buildings in South Oakland faces one more public hearing — this one before Pittsburgh City Council Sept. 10. If City Council approves the project, Pitt plans to house 192 students, beginning in September 1999, in garden-style apartments to be built on University-owned land between South Bouquet Street and […]

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GSPH turns 50 >

September 3rd, 1998

Pitt faculty, staff, administrators and students celebrated the Graduate School of Public Health's golden anniversary Sept. 1 with a party on the school's lawn and the unveiling of a commemorative banner. The event kicks off a year-long celebration to honor individuals who excelled in and changed the face of public health, as well as to […]

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Pitt open house Sept. 12 >

September 3rd, 1998

Pitt will hold an open house on Saturday, Sept. 12, for anyone interested in hearing about its 10-year building plan. The open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Commons Room, Cathedral of Learning. Representatives from Housing, Athletics, Facilities Management, Parking and Transportation, Public Safety and Community Relations will participate. […]

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Ballots distributed to faculty on proposed Senate changes >

September 3rd, 1998

University Senate members have until Sept. 22 to vote on a proposal to ensure that each Pitt school, campus and library system is directly represented on the two main Senate groups: Faculty Assembly and Senate Council. Currently, Assembly and Council members are elected from four academic areas — the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the […]

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Nursing ranks 8th in research grants >

September 3rd, 1998

With research grants and fellowships totaling more than $2 million, the School of Nursing ranks eighth in the number of research grants received from the National Institute of Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The school placed ninth in overall NIH funding among nursing schools across the United States for fiscal year […]

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UPMC project gets $1 million grant to aid homeless women recovering from addiction >

September 3rd, 1998

A $1 million federal grant was presented Aug. 18 to the Partners Project, enabling collaborating community, housing and health care groups to provide specialized treatment for homeless women recovering from addiction and for their children. The Partners Project is a collaborative effort of the Dolores Howze Treatment Program, the Hill District Community Collaborative, the Housing […]

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