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Volume 41 Issue 18

More out-of-print U Press titles released in digital form >

May 14th, 2009

The University of Pittsburgh Press, in collaboration with the University Library System (ULS) and the Chicago Digital Distribution Center (CDDC), is making available nearly 500 out-of-print Press titles. These titles are now part of the University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions collection, fully searchable and freely accessible to anyone with an Internet connection through ULS’s […]

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GSPH sale raises money for Wei scholarship >

May 14th, 2009

The Graduate School of Public Health raised $3,468 at a May 1 art and jewelry sale fundraiser to benefit the Evelyn H. Wei Memorial Scholarship Award in Epidemiology. This year’s event, which featured works handmade by faculty, staff and friends of GSPH, brings the total to $30,319 raised for the scholarship since 2004. The scholarship […]

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Benefits fairs presented >

May 14th, 2009

Benefits vendors, Human Resources staff and providers of discounted services to Pitt employees were on hand to answer questions at benefits fairs held in conjunction with the University’s April 23-May 13 benefits open enrollment period. Representatives from retirement investment firm TIAA-CREF, top; vision insurance provider Davis Vision, center, and PNC Bank, which offers discounts to […]

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Rescher elected AAAS fellow >

May 14th, 2009

Nicholas Rescher, Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy, is among 212 new fellows elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. AAAS, which publishes the journal Science, is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science, engineering and innovation around the world. Rescher, who came to the University in 1961, is a former chair of […]

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Pitt posts H1N1 flu info >

May 14th, 2009

Pitt is posting updates on the H1N1 influenza, or swine flu, outbreak at www.pitt.edu/swine-flu/index.html. The web site includes the latest news; information on Pitt and UPMC resources; local, state and federal government plans; travel advisories, as well as links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and the Allegheny […]

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