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Volume 31 Issue 3

University staffer's days are spent writing for business school; at home, she spins tales for kids >

October 1st, 1998

Sharon Flake is in her early 40s, but as a writer, she feels 13. Somewhere she read that writers write about situations they've never dealt with completely in their own lives. "The seventh grade was very difficult for me. I stayed in the house, watched old movies, read books. I was very shy and insecure," […]

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University of Pittsburgh Nondiscrimination Policy Statement >

October 1st, 1998

The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or […]

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Construction, renovation projects outlined >

October 1st, 1998

Following is a summary of recently completed and ongoing construction projects at Pitt. Information was provided by the Office of Facilities Management. New construction and major additions/renovations Convocation Center This project is in the programming and schematic stages of design. The state appointed the firm of Rosser/Apostolou Associates to design the center. It is expected […]

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National search for dean of law launched >

October 1st, 1998

Pitt has launched a national search for a new dean of the School of Law. David Herring has been interim dean since July, following the resignation of Dean Peter Shane. Robert F. Pack, vice provost for Academic Planning and Resources Management, will chair the search committee. Other committee members are: Douglas Branson, the W. Edward […]

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Ridesharing program wins state award >

October 1st, 1998

The Office of Parking and Transportation Services was awarded a 1998 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence Sept. 22 in the category of Technology Innovation. Pitt operates 20 natural gas powered commuter vans in its community ridesharing program. John Morgan, assistant director for transportation, said, "With expanded funding, we hope to further reduce the number of […]

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Senate meeting to look at how pay hikes are distributed here >

October 1st, 1998

Is it time to change Pitt's policy for spreading around salary raise money? Deans, professors and staff employees have good reasons to differ in their opinions on that issue. The question is further complicated because most Pitt employees probably don't know the University has a salary increase policy. To heighten awareness of the policy and […]

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UPMC honored by Working Mother magazine >

October 1st, 1998

The Office of Parking and Transportation Services was awarded a 1998 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence Sept. 22 in the category of Technology Innovation. Pitt operates 20 natural gas powered commuter vans in its community ridesharing program. John Morgan, assistant director for transportation, said, "With expanded funding, we hope to further reduce the number of […]

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