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Volume 39 Issue 2

Voter registration deadline approaches >

September 14th, 2006

The deadline for new-voter registration is 5 p.m. Oct. 10 for those who want to vote in the Nov. 7 general election. If an individual has never registered before, or has changed names or addresses since registering or wishes to change political party affiliation, voter registration forms must be submitted to the Allegheny County Board […]

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Regional water task force formed >

September 14th, 2006

Pitt’s Institute of Politics, which specializes in assisting coordinated responses to regional policy issues, has formed a regional water management task force to address southwestern Pennsylvania’s pressing water-management challenges. Carnegie Mellon University President Jared Cohon, who chaired the Pennsylvania Economy League’s water and sewer infrastructure project, will chair the task force. The new task force […]

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Healthy aging classes set >

September 14th, 2006

The Center for Healthy Aging at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health has teamed up with the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) to provide free health classes for adults age 50 and older. The “10 Keys to Healthy Aging” classes focus on teaching participants how to reduce preventable age-related risk factors and improve high-quality […]

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International Week Schedule >

September 14th, 2006

THURSDAY 21 Latin American Studies Salsa Lessons Galleria Posvar, 9:15-10:15 pm (also Sept. 28; 8-7394) FRIDAY 22 Study Abroad International Photo Exhibition & Contest Kimbo Gallery WPU, Sept. 22-Oct. 6, M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sat. & Sun. noon-5 pm (3-7165) SUNDAY 24 Studio Arts Chalk Mural Commission Sidewalk between Posvar & Hillman, 10 am-7 pm […]

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Corrections >

September 14th, 2006

• Kathleen M. DeWalt is on leave from her position as director of Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies and will return in January. An incorrect title appeared in the Aug. 31 University Times. • Williams College is in Massachusetts. An incorrect state was published in a story on the U.S. News rankings in the […]

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Obituary: Richard C. Tobias >

September 14th, 2006

Long-time Pitt English professor Richard C. Tobias of Squirrel Hill died Sept.12, 2006, of cancer. He was 81. Tobias, better known as “Tob,” was beginning his 49th year as a Pitt faculty member and was teaching a course on Shakespeare this term. A dedicated teacher, when he was diagnosed with colon cancer and scheduled for […]

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