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Volume 31 Issue 8

University mailing services moving to Point Breeze >

December 10th, 1998

University mailing services moving to Point Breeze University mailing services currently located at the Melwood Warehouse, 480 Melwood Street, are moving to a location in Point Breeze, the Department of Parking, Transportation and Services announced. First-class mail, bulk mail, central receiving/moving and surplus property components of the University¤Çs mailing services are vacating the warehouse during […]

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Computer Learning Center >

December 10th, 1998

Responding to a growing need for hands-on computing instruction, Pitt cut the ribbon Dec. 2 on its newly expanded Computer Learning Center in Suite 1105 Kossman Building, Downtown. Participating in the opening were, from left: Provost James Maher, Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, center director Carla Depperman, and Vice Provost Jack Daniel. A public open house is […]

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2 affiliated with Pitt center win top philosophy of science award >

December 10th, 1998

Two members of Pitt's Center for Philosophy of Science fellowship, professors Deborah Mayo of Virginia Tech and Jeffrey Bub of the University of Maryland, have jointly won the highest honor for published research in their field. "It's often referred to as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in philosophy of science," center director James G. […]

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Nationality Rooms tradition >

December 10th, 1998

Laura Fleischer, a Quo Vadis volunteer guide, greeted visitors to the Cathedral of Learning's Lithuanian Nationality Room during the Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House, Dec. 6. Guests saw a variety of ethnic holiday traditions, including a Chinese lion dance, a Japanese tea ceremony and entertainment of Poland, Greece and the Philippines, among other countries represented […]

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SIS researchers compile "atlas" of state's technological resources >

December 10th, 1998

Pitt School of Information Sciences (SIS) researchers have developed the nation's first technology atlas – an enormous computer database that shows the locations of fiber-optic lines, satellite dishes, cable TV networks, Internet service providers and school Internet connections, microwave tower s and video conferencing sites throughout Pennsylvania. The "Technology Atlas for a New Pennsylvania," as […]

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UPMC South Side wins community service award >

December 10th, 1998

UPMC South Side has won the South Side Business Alliance's (SSBA) 1998 Community Service Award. According to the SSBA, the hospital received the award for its active role in community affairs and organizations, such as the Brashear Association, South Side Local Development Company and South Side Planning Forum. UPMC South Side is also a member […]

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1st endowed chair for SIS >

December 10th, 1998

The Buhl Foundation has awarded Pitt $1.5 million to establish an endowed chair in the School of Information Sciences (SIS). Named in honor of Buhl Foundation President Doreen Boyce (pictured at a Dec. 2 ceremony announcing the award), the Doreen E. Boyce Chair in Library and Information Science is one of the few library and […]

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