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Volume 41 Issue 16

Senate anti-discriminatory policies statement approved >

April 16th, 2009

The University Senate anti-discriminatory policies committee is on its way to having a new mission statement that better represents its role and responsibilities. Faculty Assembly on April 7 unanimously approved the committee’s proposal, which also is on Senate Council’s April 15 agenda for approval. Committee chairperson Lynn Fitzgerald said the new statement emphasizes the committee’s […]

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Benefits open enrollment begins >

April 16th, 2009

Employees can expect to receive information on benefits options for the coming fiscal year soon. Information packets will be mailed during the week of April 20, according to Benefits director John Kozar. The open enrollment period is April 23-May 13. Among this year’s options is the opportunity to enroll in Pitt’s long-term care insurance plan. […]

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Provost's innovation awards announced >

April 16th, 2009

Eleven teaching proposals have been selected for funding under the 10th annual Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) innovation in education awards program. ACIE identifies proposals that show promise for introducing innovative approaches to teaching that can be adapted for use in other courses. Funding for this year’s awards totaled $182,113. Winners of the […]

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Weight race participants record final weigh-ins >

April 16th, 2009

Final weigh-ins for Pitt’s second annual MyHealth Weight Race continue through April 20 (April 24 at Pitt-Greensburg). Right: Steve Verba, a graduate student in exercise physiology, records Nanju Besagarahalli’s weight Wednesday in Bellefield Hall. Besagarahalli, of Computing Services and Systems Development, works out in the Bellefield fitness facilities and walks at lunchtime to manage his […]

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A final salute: Fallen Pittsburgh police officers remembered >

April 16th, 2009

ROTC cadets were among community members who lined Fifth Avenue April 9 to pay their respects as the funeral cortege for Pittsburgh Police officers Stephen J. Mayhle, Eric G. Kelly and Paul J. Sciullo II made its way to a memorial service at the Petersen Events Center.

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