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Volume 39 Issue 13

Senate scraps ad hoc recycling committee >

March 8th, 2007

The University Senate is disbanding its ad hoc committee on recycling, which was formed last spring. At Faculty Assembly’s Feb. 27 meeting, committee chair Irene Frieze delivered a final report on recycling, but stressed that the issue will not be abandoned. “We feel that many of our concerns have now been incorporated into the Senate […]

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Help your computer spring forward >

March 8th, 2007

“Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care? If so, I can’t imagine why. …” It’s a safe bet that songwriter Robert Lamm didn’t pen the words to his band Chicago’s 1971 hit on a personal computer. If so, he might have imagined why, as computer users may find to their […]

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Hillman 1st fl. entrance to re-open >

March 8th, 2007

Hillman Library will reopen its first-floor entrance on March 13 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. There will be giveaways and promotional activities throughout the day. In order to make use of the main entrance to the building, last fall the stairs to the first floor were repaired and planters were placed on both […]

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Correction >

March 8th, 2007

The 18th annual Mark M. Ravitch History of Medicine lecture will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Scaife Hall’s lecture room 5. An incorrect date was listed in the Feb. 22 University Times.

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Tighten your belts, lawmakers tell university leaders >

March 8th, 2007

HARRISBURG — “Once you get yourself into a hole, it’s really hard to climb out,” Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg told state House of Representatives appropriations committee members Feb. 27 as he testified about Pitt’s budget needs alongside fellow presidents of Pennsylvania’s three other state-related universities. Later in the day Nordenberg reiterated the message to Senate […]

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New GSPIA dean named >

March 8th, 2007

After a lengthy search, Pitt has named John T.S. Keeler dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, effective July 1. Keeler, a scholar of European politics and transatlantic relations and comparative public policy, is a professor of political science and chair of the Division of French and Italian Studies at the University […]

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