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Volume 29 Issue 23

Teaching orientation scheduled >

July 24th, 1997

The Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education and the Office of the Provost will sponsor an orientation for incoming teachers Aug. 25 and 26. The orientation will include more than 20 sessions on topics such as evaluating and responding to student writing; course and syllabus design; questioning as a teaching strategy; helping students with […]

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Members named to Senate committee studying tenure >

July 24th, 1997

Members have been named to a Fac- ulty Assembly committee that will study the status of tenure at Pitt. "Our basic mission," said committee chairperson Mark Ginsburg, "will be to examine the status of tenure within various parts of the University and to report back on whether the current proportions of tenured and tenure-stream faculty […]

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Cathedral Publishing wins international award >

July 24th, 1997

Pitt's Cathedral Publishing won the 1997 International Publishing Management Association's (IPMA) award for "Print-On-Demand Applications" among universities and colleges. The international award was presented to Stephen McGill, print manager in Central Business Services' printing services division, during IPMA's convention last month in Reno, Nev. IPMA is an organization of corporate, institution and government publishing and […]

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UPG prof wins national award >

July 24th, 1997

Diane Marsh, a faculty member at Pitt's Greensburg campus (UPG), will sign copies of her new book, "Troubled Journey: Coming to Terms With the Mental Illness of a Sibling or Parent," on July 29 at 4:30 p.m. in UPG's Chambers Hall. Copies of "Troubled Journey" will be available for purchase at the signing. All proceeds […]

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6 UPMC specialties recognized by U.S. News & World Report >

July 24th, 1997

Six University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) specialties are ranked among the best in the nation in U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Hospitals edition currently on newsstands. UPMC ranked fifth in otolaryngology, 14th in gastroenterology and rheumatology, 22nd in orthopedics, 23rd in pulmonary disease and 34th in neurology. U.S. News and World Report's […]

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Institutional Advancement announces two appointments >

July 24th, 1997

The Office of Institutional Advancement has announced two new appointments. Margaret McDonald has been named associate vice chancellor for interdisciplinary projects and international initiatives in the Health Sciences, and David Dalessandro has been named associate vice chancellor for Health Sciences development and strategic operations. McDonald has served in a variety of development roles since she […]

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