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Volume 31 Issue 11

Supervisors' workshop promotes awareness of sexual harassment >

February 4th, 1999

Sexual tensions are a fact of life, but sexual ha- rassment doesn't have to be. That was one of the messages a group of Pitt supervisors heard Jan. 28 as part of a mandatory Human Resources sexual harassment awareness training session. "The main message of the workshop is that prevention is the best defense we […]

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Facts, advice, warning signs >

February 4th, 1999

The sexual harassment awareness training film, shown as part of the Human Resources workshop, makes several points about sexual harassment in the workplace: * Sexual harassment can occur between all gender combinations, but most cases involve a male offender and a female victim. * Men are more likely to mis-read a woman's friendly remarks as […]

Feature,Volume 31 Issue 11

Facts, advice, warning signs >

February 4th, 1999

The sexual harassment awareness training film, shown as part of the Human Resources workshop, makes several points about sexual harassment in the workplace: * Sexual harassment can occur between all gender combinations, but most cases involve a male offender and a female victim. * Men are more likely to mis-read a woman's friendly remarks as […]

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Debate director, faculty roles intertwine for head of 4th-ranked William Pitt Debating Union >

February 4th, 1999

It's not two hats he wears as director of debate and as- sistant professor of communication. It's more like two gloves, says Gordon Mitchell, because he doesn't need to take one off to put the other on. "My academic responsibilities overlap into the debating union, and my debating background informs my teaching," Mitchell says. "Pitt […]

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Law drafted by Pitt clinic helps terminally ill parents plan for future custody of their children >

February 4th, 1999

A new Pennsylvania law, drafted and lobbied for by students from Pitt's Family Support Legal Clinic, allows incapacitated or terminally ill parents to plan for the future custody of their children. The Standby Guardianship Act "is extremely important because it provides security and peace of mind for parents who know that they may not survive […]

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