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Volume 39 Issue 17

Car-sharing program debuts >

May 3rd, 2007

A new car-sharing service has arrived in Pittsburgh. May 1 marked the start of Seattle-based Flexcar’s service, which allows members to rent cars by the hour. The company is collaborating with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership in the endeavor (See April 5, 2007, University Times.) Sixteen vehicles are in place in the Pittsburgh area. Two cars […]

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2 UPB nursing programs accredited >

May 3rd, 2007

Two nursing programs at the Bradford campus have received full accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The RN to BSN, or bachelor of science in nursing degree program, and the associate of science in nursing degree program both have been accredited by the NLNAC through spring 2012. In accrediting programs, the NLNAC […]

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Road construction hotline set up >

May 3rd, 2007

A hotline has been created for motorists seeking information on key road projects in the Pittsburgh area. The Boulevard of the Allies bridge replacement project is among several large projects featured in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation construction hotline. The number, 412/429-6035, also includes recorded information on the Parkway East reconstruction, Route 28 reconstruction and […]

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Books, Journals & More addendum >

May 3rd, 2007

This is an addendum to the 2007 Books, Journals and More supplement, which was published in the University Times April 5. The supplement can be accessed electronically at http://mac10.umc.pitt.edu/u/FMPro?-db=ustory&-lay=a&-format=d.html&storyid=7490&-Find. BOOKS Bike Rides Out of Pittsburgh: 425 Out-of-Town Bicycle Rides, From 6 to 110 Miles by Oscar E. Swan, Slavic languages and literatures. Lektorek. Western Pennsylvania […]

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Baker re-elected Senate president >

May 3rd, 2007

Winners of the recent University Senate elections were announced at the May 1 Faculty Assembly meeting. Senate officers serve one-year terms that begin July 1. John J. Baker, associate professor, Department of Microbiology-Biochemistry, School of Dental Medicine, was re-elected president. Catherine Greeno, associate professor, School of Social Work, was elected vice president, and Lisa Marie […]

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Regionals elect faculty leaders >

May 3rd, 2007

Election season at Pitt’s regional campuses has brought some new faces to faculty government for 2007-2008. Elections at Pitt-Titusville are not yet complete, but new officers and committee members have been named at Pitt’s other regional campuses. Bradford At Pitt-Bradford, the new Faculty Senate Council vice president is criminal justice professor Tony Gaskew. Stephen Robar […]

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