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Volume 40 Issue 12

Pitt prof gets fined for mailing bacteria >

February 21st, 2008

Pitt professor Robert Ferrell has been fined $500 for his role in obtaining biological organisms for a Buffalo art professor. U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara also sentenced Ferrell to a year of unsupervised release, but no jail time, in his Feb. 11 decision. Ferrell, a professor in the Graduate School of Public Health’s […]

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Darragh St. restrictions altered >

February 21st, 2008

Upcoming events are pre-empting several days of scheduled Darragh Street closings. Darragh is closed from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday between Terrace and Allequippa streets to allow crews to install a new west loop steam line 20 feet underground. However, the street will remain open Friday to accommodate traffic expected for the […]

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Prosthetics/orthotics program launched >

February 21st, 2008

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) is launching a new master’s of science degree program in prosthetics and orthotics in its Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology. Prosthetics and orthotics involves the evaluation, fabrication and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces. The five-term, 66-credit program is designed to meet National Commission […]

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Pitt sets up tax info hotline >

February 21st, 2008

Payroll has set up a tax hotline for questions about W-2 and 1042S tax forms. The hotline, 412/624-8070 (option 9), will be in effect through April 16, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Employees also can submit inquiries online at payrollinfo@bc.pitt.edu. Questions regarding form 1099 should be directed to Payment Processing at 412/648-7845. Questions regarding form 1098T (tuition […]

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2 scholarships set up at Pitt-Bradford >

February 21st, 2008

Pitt’s Bradford campus recently announced the establishment of two scholarships. William and Mary Slivinski have given $25,000 to the Bradford campus to create a scholarship in memory of William’s brother, who died in 2003. The Dr. Thomas A. Slivinski Memorial Scholarship Fund will benefit students who major or minor in a technology-related field. The pledge […]

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UPB, St. Bonaventure sign MBA agreement >

February 21st, 2008

Pitt-Bradford has signed an agreement with St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, N.Y., that guarantees admission of UPB’s qualified accounting graduates into St. Bonaventure’s master of business administration program. Completion of the MBA from St. Bonaventure will allow graduates to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam in New York state. “Pitt-Bradford students can now seamlessly […]

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