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Volume 31 Issue 5

Experts in environmental policy, development to lecture >

October 29th, 1998

Two of the world's foremost scientists in environmental policy and development will discuss what Europe and America can do to better manage resources and control further degradation of the environment at a lecture here Nov. 2. Sponsored by the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) and the World Federalist Association of Pittsburgh, the second annual […]

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Pitt experiment to be conducted on board space shuttle >

October 29th, 1998

When John Glenn and the space shuttle Discovery reach orbit following today's scheduled launch from Kennedy Space Center, one of the first operations to take place will be a Pitt biological sciences experiment. Mission specialist Pedro Duque will begin a protein crystallization experiment. The research is designed to provide scientists with a variety of crystals […]

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Board sets senior administrators' salaries >

October 29th, 1998

Arthur S. Levine will be Pitt's highest- paid administrator when he becomes senior vice chancellor for Health Sciences and dean of the medical school on Nov. 1. Levine will earn $498,000, nearly twice Chancellor Mark Nordenberg's salary and $60,000 more than what outgoing Senior Vice Chancellor Thomas Detre was making. Detre, however, did not serve […]

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CAS teaching award established >

October 29th, 1998

Outstanding and innovative teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences will be recognized through the Tina and David Bellet CAS Teaching Award, established with a $200,000 donation from the Bellet family. A committee appointed by the associate dean for Undergraduate Studies annually will award two faculty a cash prize and financial support for ongoing […]

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Richard King Mellon Foundation gives University $11 million grant >

October 29th, 1998

The Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded Pitt a four-year, $11 million grant, one of the largest ever for the University. The grant includes $5 million for the University Honors College and $2 million each for the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), Chancellor Mark Nordenberg's discretionary fund and discretionary initiatives in the Health Sciences. […]

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