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Volume 41 Issue 10

Four endowments funded at GSPIA >

January 22nd, 2009

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) has announced the establishment of four endowments funded from alumni and faculty donations. The Elizabeth Rossman Student Resource Fund, created by alumna Elizabeth Rossman, will provide financial support to students in GSPIA who are enrolled in internships, with preference given to students whose internships are located […]

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UPB program receives grant >

January 22nd, 2009

Pitt-Bradford’s petroleum technology program has received $13,500 from an annual oil and gas industry charity auction for equipment and scholarships. Each full-time student in the program will receive $250 and each part-time student $125. Assad Panah, director of the petroleum technology program and professor of geology, said two desktop computers and a Trimble handheld computer […]

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Pitt Confucius Institute honored >

January 22nd, 2009

The Chinese Ministry of Education’s Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) named Pitt’s Asian Studies Center’s Confucius Institute (CI-Pitt) as one of 20 Confucius Institutes of the Year last month. Established in 2007, CI-Pitt was the first Confucius Institute in Pennsylvania. Since then, CI-Pitt has experienced rapid growth — expanding from two to 10 […]

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Katz recognized as CFA institution >

January 22nd, 2009

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business has been recognized as a CFA Program Partner Institution. Such recognition signals to potential students, employers and the marketplace that the University’s curriculum is tied closely to professional practice and is well-suited in preparing students to sit for three levels of chartered financial analysts (CFA) examinations. The […]

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