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Volume 31 Issue 12

STEVE PEDERSON >

February 18th, 1999

ONE ON ONE: STEVE PEDERSON With the University in the largest expansion phase in its history, Pitt's AD faces some difficult decisions. Steve Pederson was named Pitt's 10th athletics director Oct. 28, 1996, after serving for two years as the associate athletics director at the University of Nebraska. At Nebraska, Pederson oversaw one of the […]

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STEVE PEDERSON >

February 18th, 1999

ONE ON ONE: STEVE PEDERSON With the University in the largest expansion phase in its history, Pitt's AD faces some difficult decisions. Steve Pederson was named Pitt's 10th athletics director Oct. 28, 1996, after serving for two years as the associate athletics director at the University of Nebraska. At Nebraska, Pederson oversaw one of the […]

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Minority graduation rates just 1 factor in planning process here, provost says >

February 18th, 1999

Minority students' graduation rates and grade point averages are among the factors that Pitt considers in its annual planning and budgeting process — but they're ju st some of the factors, Provost James Maher emphasized recently. And while schools with plans deemed inadequate by the Provost's office stand to lose as much as 5 percent […]

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Pitt, UPJ custodians resume talks >

February 18th, 1999

Talks between University negotiators and union officials representing Johnstown campus service workers resumed Feb. 4 after a six-week hiatus. But both sides reported continued frustration at the lack of progress. The 52 Johnstown service workers are members of Local 29 of the Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO. They have been working on a series of […]

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Maurice Falk Fund endows chair in honor of outgoing president >

February 18th, 1999

The Maurice Falk Medical Fund has donated $1.5 million to endow the Philip Hallen Chair in Community Health and Social Justice in Pitt's School of Social Work and Graduate School of Pub lic Health. In announcing the grant, Sigo Falk, chairman of the Falk Medical Fund Board, said that the fund was intended to "honor […]

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Pitt tops blood donation efforts >

February 18th, 1999

Pitt and UPMC Health System were honored by Central Blood Bank (CBB) for outstanding efforts in collecting blood donations during 1998. The University collected the largest number of donations — 3,018 — and started a campaign last year to encourage incoming freshmen to donate blood. The hospitals of UPMC Health System collected 1,689 units, 20 […]

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Pitt tops blood donation efforts >

February 18th, 1999

Pitt and UPMC Health System were honored by Central Blood Bank (CBB) for outstanding efforts in collecting blood donations during 1998. The University collected the largest number of donations — 3,018 — and started a campaign last year to encourage incoming freshmen to donate blood. The hospitals of UPMC Health System collected 1,689 units, 20 […]

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Medical ethics center renamed to reflect ties with A&S, law >

February 18th, 1999

Pitt's Center for Medical Ethics has been renamed to reflect the closer ties developing between the center and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the School of Law. Now called the Center for Bioethics and Health Law, the center offers courses in the new master's in bioethics degree program, awarded through Arts and Sciences. […]

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Medical ethics center renamed to reflect ties with A&S, law >

February 18th, 1999

Pitt's Center for Medical Ethics has been renamed to reflect the closer ties developing between the center and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the School of Law. Now called the Center for Bioethics and Health Law, the center offers courses in the new master's in bioethics degree program, awarded through Arts and Sciences. […]

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