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Volume 39 Issue 10

Former UPJ staffer sentenced in sex case >

January 25th, 2007

Pitt-Johnstown’s former Alumni Relations manager has been sentenced to up to two years in jail for his involvement in a sexual relationship with a Cambria County teenager. A Cambria County judge on Jan. 17 sentenced William A. Gillin to between one and two years in the county jail for corruption of a minor. Gillin, who […]

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UCIS professorship endowed >

January 25th, 2007

Pitt has received a $1 million gift from Pittsburgh business executive William F. Benter to establish the University Center for International Studies Endowed Visiting Professorship in Contemporary International Issues. The visiting professorship will bring to the University renowned scholars with expertise in international issues affecting influential regions of the world. The University initially will seek […]

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University ranks high in Peace Corps volunteers >

January 25th, 2007

Pitt has placed first among colleges and universities in Pennsylvania and 15th among the top large universities nationwide in the number of its alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers. In its annual rankings of the colleges and universities producing the most Peace Corps volunteers, Pitt, at No. 15, was the highest-ranked university to break into […]

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WQED to air award-winning video >

January 25th, 2007

“Ad It Up,” an award-winning video produced through a collaboration between the School of Medicine, the Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center, Pittsburgh Public Schools and Baldwin High School, is set to premiere on WQED Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. This project, funded by the Maurice Falk Foundation, was developed and coordinated by Brian A. Primack, […]

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Applications sought for Manners awards >

January 25th, 2007

The University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) is seeking applicants for the annual Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards. Two awards of up to $10,000 each relating to work in the social, behavioral and policy sciences will be given in honor of Manners, who worked at UCSUR for 26 years and was assistant […]

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