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Volume 41 Issue 2

Pitt-Bradford gets gift from Japanese firm >

September 11th, 2008

Ito Shoji Co. of Japan has made a $10,000 gift in honor of Harriett B. Wick to the Pitt-Bradford chapel project. Ito Shoji is one of the largest worldwide distributors of Zippo products. In May, the Bradford campus announced that it would build an interfaith chapel funded in part by an anonymous $1 million gift […]

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Obituary: Robert M. Rogers >

September 11th, 2008

Robert M. Rogers, professor of medicine and former chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) in the Department of Medicine, died Sept. 4, 2008, of complications from prostate cancer. He was 75. Michael Donahoe, associate chief of clinical programs at PACCM, said, “Bob was one of the true ‘characters’ in […]

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Corrections >

September 11th, 2008

The new head of the Allegheny Observatory is David Turnshek. His name was misspelled in the Aug. 28 University Times. Cindy Lu is the wife of Pitt bowling league organizer Howard Goodman. Her name was spelled incorrectly in the Aug. 28 University Times. The phone number for the PAA bowling lanes is 412/586-2075. Incorrect information […]

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ALERT: Possible Port Authority work stoppage >

September 11th, 2008

Pitt is developing plans to assist commuting employees in the event of a Port Authority strike. Information will be linked to Pitt's home page at www.pitt.edu.

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Stolen laptop contained CBA alumni personal data >

September 11th, 2008

A laptop stolen from a Pitt office last month contained personal information on some College of Business Administration alumni. Katz Graduate School of Business Dean John T. Delaney, in an Aug. 27 letter to an undisclosed number of CBA alumni, informed recipients that a database of information on CBA graduates from the years 1998-2006 containing […]

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