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Volume 39 Issue 1

UCIS director sought >

August 31st, 2006

A search committee has been formed for the senior director of international programs/director of the University Center for International Studies (UCIS). The new director, who will report to the provost, will succeed William I. Brustein, who has accepted a position at the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, effective January 2007. (See June 22 University Times.) UCIS is […]

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UPT quilt given to Tanzanian hospital >

August 31st, 2006

A quilt created by Pitt-Titusville student accounts manager Kathleen Plyler, is on display at Nyakahanga Hospital in Tanzania in commemoration of five years of collaboration between the University and the hospital. The work includes an original African wax batik purchased by UPT faculty during a 2005 trip. UPT anthropology and biology professor Linda Winkler delivered […]

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Day of Caring opportunities remain >

August 31st, 2006

There’s still time for staff, faculty and student volunteers to sign up for Pitt’s Sept. 15 Day of Caring. At the 16th annual event more than 400 Pitt volunteers, including family members and friends, are expected to work in surrounding neighborhoods and at local and regional agencies as part of the broader Pitt-United Way campaign, […]

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Obituary: Eduardo F. Lozano >

August 31st, 2006

Eduardo Lozano, well known developer of Pitt’s collection of Latin American books, died Aug. 25 following a lengthy illness. He was 81. A librarian, painter and poet, Lozano, of Point Breeze, is remembered by colleagues as a renaissance man dedicated to his books and his art. A native of Argentina, Lozano came to Pitt in […]

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What's new? Health Sciences, Non-academic areas >

August 31st, 2006

The hustle and bustle that marks the beginning of each academic year is here again. But schools at Pitt have not slept through the summer months, which saw everything from major renovations to the establishment of new academic programs to the hiring and promotion of employees. The University Times asked deans and other school officials […]

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Former UPJ staffers plead to sex charges >

August 31st, 2006

Two former Pitt-Johnstown employees pleaded guilty Aug. 29 to charges stemming from an Internet sex probe involving a teenage boy. William A. Gillin and Jeffrey Haire were among five men arrested in April following a police investigation into reports that a teenage boy from Richland Township in Cambria County was involved in sexual relationships that […]

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Obituary: Susan A. (Junker) Steele >

August 31st, 2006

Susan A. Steele, whose career at the University spanned more than 17 years, died July 30, 2006, after a brief but valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 57. A native of Pittsburgh, Steele began her career at Pitt in 1989 when she joined the Office of Institutional Advancement, formerly the Office of University Relations […]

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CGS moves to Arts & Sciences >

August 31st, 2006

Pitt has made sweeping changes in the way it administers continuing education by integrating the College of General Studies (CGS) within the School of Arts and Sciences (A&S). The move, announced Aug. 2, gives A&S Dean John Cooper an additional role as dean of the College of General Studies and moves former CGS dean Susan […]

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Pitt, city “redd up” Oakland >

August 31st, 2006

Pitt is working with city officials to improve conditions in residential areas around the University, which have suffered from chronic landlord abuses and student-tenant irresponsibility. “The chancellor is on record that the University will commit resources to the problem,” including appropriate funding, said G. Reynolds Clark, vice chancellor of Community and Governmental Relations. “We are […]

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