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Volume 35 Issue 1

U.S. News recognizes UPMC >

August 29th, 2002

For the fourth consecutive year, UPMC Health System has been placed on U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals 2002 Honor Roll as one of the "Best of the Best" hospitals in the United States. UPMC Health System hospitals placed 16th out of 1,978 eligible hospitals in the United States. UPMC Presbyterian placed in […]

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Pharmacy gets substance abuse grant >

August 29th, 2002

The School of Pharmacy has received a three-year grant totaling $400,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Health's Bureau of Drug and Alcohol programs to address alcohol and substance abuse by young people between the ages of 12 and 25 and the community at large. In 2000, the Pennsylvania Department of Health estimated that the number […]

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Bradford scholarships established >

August 29th, 2002

Several new scholarships have been established recently at Pitt's Bradford campus. * Members of the Bradford campus Staff Association have donated $5,000 to establish the Pitt-Bradford Staff Association Scholarship. The Staff Association, which is comprised of 117 full- and part-time employees, created the scholarship to benefit students who have a financial need. Pitt-Bradford Staff Association […]

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Service center gets new identity >

August 29th, 2002

The service center in the Litchfield Towers Lobby has a new identity. Panther Central is now the name for the facility where faculty, staff and students get their photo I.D.s and where students can go with issues pertaining to housing and dining services. The service center was first established a year ago to provide a […]

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One year later: Pitt remembers Sept. 11 >

August 29th, 2002

With the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, approaching, various groups at the University are preparing commemorative activities. University-wide "There will be events on campus throughout the day," said Pitt spokesperson John Harvith. "The University will observe the national moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., and there will be a flag-raising […]

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OBITUARY: Rob Clifton >

August 29th, 2002

As a committed Christian and a scholar whose interests included quantum theory and the philosophy of physics, Rob Clifton was fascinated by the interface between science and faith. "He was a fan of C.S. Lewis and liked to examine how the scientific greats — Newton, Einstein — regarded faith," said his wife, Marilyn. "He also […]

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