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Volume 31 Issue 7

Hillman Library extends hours >

November 25th, 1998

Hillman Library will extend its hours for the reading/final exam period, and will be open continuously from 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 13 until 10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18. During this period, admittance to the library from midnight to 7 a.m. will be with a valid University ID only. Services available during all hours of operation: […]

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Pitt sponsors lunchtime series >

November 25th, 1998

Two Pitt groups with an international emphasis are sponsoring lunchtime presentations at the Downtown Barnes & Noble bookstore. The monthly series will run through June. The University Center for International Studies and the Department of Africana Studies are providing a variety of entertaining and informational presentations for lunchtime Downtown book-browsers. Events have included Kuntu Repertory […]

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Children's holiday party set for Dec. 5 >

November 25th, 1998

Santa Claus, face painting, crafts and refreshments are just a few of the enticements for children attending the Pitt Alumnae Councilπs 57th annual childrenπs holiday party on Dec. 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Cathedral of Learning Commons Room. The event is open to the public but reservations are required. Admission to the […]

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Pitt Division I athletics program earns full certification by NCAA >

November 25th, 1998

Pitt Division I athletics program earns full certification by NCAA Pitt athletics has re- ceived full certification for its Division I varsity programs, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Committee on Athletics Certification announced Nov. 19. The NCAA certification, which comes after an 18-month-long review process, indicates that the University is operating its athletics programs […]

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Marathon fund-raiser for UPB >

November 25th, 1998

A group of people from Bradford ran in the Nov. 8 Columbus, Ohio, marathon to help raise money for a new scholarship at the Bradford campus. The endowed scholarship fund is being created in memory of Anne Taylor Babasick, who died last August following a battle with breast cancer. The scholarship will go to a […]

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United Way campaign ends today >

November 25th, 1998

The Pitt-United Way 1998 campaign ends today with a final prize drawing at 3 p.m. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 23, however, campaign officials said. Final campaign totals are not yet available, but at the four-week mark of the six-week campaign, totals exceeded last yearπs giving by more than $115,000, reaching $325,110 of its […]

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LRDC, school districts get $9.9 million technology grant >

November 25th, 1998

Pitt's Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) and its partner urban school districts have been awarded $9.9 million in Technology Innovative Challenge Grants for Teacher Professional Development issued by the U. S. Department of Education. The funds will support extension of the school restructuring activities of LRDC's Institute for Learning through use of the Internet […]

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