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Volume 41 Issue 11

GSPH, Peace Corps join forces >

February 5th, 2009

In collaboration with the Peace Corps, the Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) has instituted a program that blends classroom learning with real-world experience for students interested in a career in global health. The Master’s International (MI) track enables students to earn a master’s degree in public health and also volunteer with the Peace Corps. […]

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Financial Times ranks Katz program “best value” >

February 5th, 2009

The Financial Times, a London-based business news organization with a print and online readership of 1.3 million people, has ranked the full-time MBA program at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business first in the United States for the third consecutive year in the “Best Value for the Money” category. The program was ranked […]

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Katz alum to address honors convocation >

February 5th, 2009

Raymond W. Smith, an alumnus of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business (KGSB) and a former Pitt trustee, will be the keynote speaker at Pitt’s honors convocation, to be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 27 in Carnegie Music Hall. His address is titled “Heisenberg’s ‘Certainty’ Principle.” In 2005 Smith was named a Pitt […]

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3 faculty win top Pitt public service award >

February 5th, 2009

Winners of 2009 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Awards, which honor faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the community, have been announced. The winners are: • John M. Burkoff, professor of law. • Toi Derricotte, professor of English. • Paul Douglas Newman, professor of history at the Johnstown campus. Each faculty public service honoree will […]

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Chancellor staff awards announced >

February 5th, 2009

Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg has named the recipients of the 2009 chancellor’s awards for staff excellence in service to the University and the community. The awards, open to all classified and union full- and part-time staff who have been employed at the University for at least five years, are the highest awards that Pitt grants […]

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