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Volume 40 Issue 22

Hearing health info sessions planned >

July 10th, 2008

The Department of Audiology and Hearing Aids at Eye and Ear Institute is offering free informational sessions on hearing health care. Each session offers three one-hour classes, and participants can choose to attend one, two or all three classes, which will be held at Eye and Ear Institute, 203 Lothrop St., on July 10, 5-8 […]

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State appropriation up 1.5 percent >

July 10th, 2008

While Pennsylvania’s $28.26 billion general fund budget for 2008-09 represents a 4 percent increase from last year, the total appropriation for its four state-related universities is rising 1.5 percent. The new budget, signed by legislators July 4, increases Pitt’s appropriation by 1.5 percent, sticking close to the appropriation proposed by Gov. Edward G. Rendell, but […]

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4 named distinguished professors >

July 10th, 2008

Four senior faculty members have been named as distinguished professors, the highest honor Pitt accords members of its faculty. Ellen Frank has been named Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, effective June 1; Randy Juhl, Distinguished Service Professor of Pharmacy, effective July 1, and, effective Sept. 1, George Reid Andrews, Distinguished Professor of History, and Naomi P. […]

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Trustees hike fees, name UPB dorm >

July 10th, 2008

Pitt’s Board of Trustees last week increased two student fees, okayed the naming of a new residence hall, re-elected Ralph J. Cappy as board chair and elected three new trustees. Trustees also approved amending the make-up of the board and certain other governance matters at its June 27 meeting. Beginning this fall, Pittsburgh campus full-time […]

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GSPH staffer preps for Transplant Games >

July 10th, 2008

When the National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Games open tomorrow in Pittsburgh, one University staff member will be competing for Team Pittsburgh in the 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the highest of three competitive levels. Thanks to the generosity of his sister, who donated a kidney, George McClure is back to work and back on the […]

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Supermarket coming to Forbes Ave. >

July 10th, 2008

After more than a decade without a grocery store, Market on Forbes is set to open later this summer in Oakland. The IGA-affiliated supermarket is under construction in 4,000 square feet of retail space on the second floor of the Strand Building at 3609 Forbes Ave. The building, which formerly housed Club Laga and the […]

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