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Volume 31 Issue 23

UPMC earns U.S. News honors >

July 22nd, 1999

UPMC earns U.S. News honors For the first time, a Pittsburgh-based health system has made the U.S. News and World Report's honor roll as one of the "best of the best" hospitals in the United States. UPMC Health System ranked 12th out of 188 best hospitals, including having 12 specialty areas, out of a possible […]

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UPJ staff group wins community service award >

July 22nd, 1999

UPJ staff group wins community service award The Advisory Board at the Johnstown campus will present its third Service-to-Community Award to the UPJ Staff Activities and Concerns (SAC) Association Aug. 4. The award was established to recognize students, faculty and staff who have contributed to the quality of life in the Johnstown region. The E. […]

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Correction >

July 22nd, 1999

Correction * The number to call for information on the new staff classification plan is 648-2667. The number was incorrect in the July 8 issue. * Anticipating a 3.3 percent salary increase pool for fiscal year 2000, the University Planning and Budgeting Committee (UPBC) recommended distributing 1.2 percent for salary maintenance raises. The University Times, […]

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UPMC makes transplants available in Italy >

July 22nd, 1999

UPMC makes transplants available in Italy UPMC Health System is joining with the Italian government to make services such as liver transplantation available to the citizens of Sicily and southern Italy. The effort is the largest international public/private partnership ever undertaken by a U.S. academic medical center. The Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie […]

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Correction >

July 22nd, 1999

Correction * The number to call for information on the new staff classification plan is 648-2667. The number was incorrect in the July 8 issue. * Anticipating a 3.3 percent salary increase pool for fiscal year 2000, the University Planning and Budgeting Committee (UPBC) recommended distributing 1.2 percent for salary maintenance raises. The University Times, […]

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Alternative medicine center to open >

July 22nd, 1999

Alternative medicine center to open In response to the growing use of alternative and complementary medicine, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Center will open Aug. 16. The center, located on the first floor of UPMC South Side, will provide consultative services focused on integrating complementary and alternative medical therapies with conventional medical treatments. Estimated expenditures […]

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Alternative medicine center to open >

July 22nd, 1999

Alternative medicine center to open In response to the growing use of alternative and complementary medicine, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Center will open Aug. 16. The center, located on the first floor of UPMC South Side, will provide consultative services focused on integrating complementary and alternative medical therapies with conventional medical treatments. Estimated expenditures […]

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PAT board expected to approve contract with Pitt tomorrow >

July 22nd, 1999

PAT board expected to approve contract with Pitt tomorrow Renewal of the agreement that allows Pitt I.D. holders to ride Port Authority vehicles fare-free in Allegheny County appears to be salvaged at the 11th hour. Port Authority media relations representative Bob Grove told the University Times yesterday, July 21, that the two sides had reached […]

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GSPIA program will help police to cope with new kind of criminal >

July 22nd, 1999

GSPIA program will help police to cope with new kind of criminal Hypercriminals and cyberwarriors who terrorize and kill with computers instead of guns …transnational criminal organizations such as the Russian mafia, with enough money and firepower to take over national governments… New breeds of organized criminals (and plenty of traditional offenders) will confront law […]

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