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Volume 39 Issue 3

Professors can sign up for book discussion >

September 28th, 2006

Professors, it’s your turn to be students. The assignment: Read and discuss “The Art of Changing the Brain, Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning,” by James E. Zull. “Faculty do not have many opportunities to join together and talk about teaching,” said Joanne Nicoll, associate director for instructional design and […]

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UPT buys property for future expansion >

September 28th, 2006

A strategic piece of property adjoining the Pitt-Titusville campus recently was acquired by UPT for $130,000. The historic Porter-Westgate house at the corner of East Walnut and North Brown streets is just north of UPT’s Bennett Davis Hall and west of the McKinney Student Union. (See X on map.) There are no plans for new […]

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Pitt United Way campaign kicks off Oct. 12 >

September 28th, 2006

Pitt’s 2006 United Way fundraising campaign begins Oct. 12, and will run through Nov. 22. This year’s campaign goal is $500,000. Last year, the University collected $515,427. Faculty and staff pledged $488,563; retirees contributed $24,640, and special events brought in $2,224. There were 2,275 donors who pledged contributions during last year’s campaign. As in past […]

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Pitt United Way steering committee members >

September 28th, 2006

Members of the 2006 Pitt United Way steering committee include: campaign manager Anne Franks, Institutional Advancement; and campaign co-chairs G. Reynolds Clark, community initiatives and chief of staff, Office of the Chancellor, and Daniel Edelstone, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. Other steering committee members are: Kenyon Bonner, Student Affairs; Jean Ferketish and Kim Honath, Office […]

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United Way-eligible Pitt organizations >

September 28th, 2006

The Pitt organizations eligible for designated United Way contributions and their donor codes are: Adjuvant Therapy, 1037 Arthritis Institute, 942523 Autism Center, 222684 Breast Cancer Research, 830 Center for Minority Health, 222783 Child Development Center, 1280 Children’s Neurosurgery Fund, 4645 Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Center, 234 Criep Chair Patient Care Program, 951936 Department of Neurology — Epilepsy, […]

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