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Volume 35 Issue 4

UPMC alters Oakland plans but construction of Pitt biomedical science tower moving ahead >

October 10th, 2002

In June 2001, UPMC Health System and Pitt announced a seven-year, $600 million Oakland medical campus renewal project with much fanfare. The plans included construction of three major new facilities, two by UPMC and one by Pitt. UPMC’s plans have been altered radically as the result of an August deal to purchase St. Francis Hospital […]

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Upon request, Pitt will forward e-mail of faculty who die, resign >

October 10th, 2002

When faculty members die, resign or otherwise leave Pitt, the University normally terminates their Pitt e-mail accounts within two weeks. But if account owners (or surviving family members and colleagues) request an extension, e-mail may continue to be forwarded for up to one year from the account of a terminated faculty member. Such an extension […]

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LRDC to co-manage NSF project >

October 10th, 2002

The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) will co-manage a five-year, $35 million National Science Foundation-funded project to reform math and science education nationwide. Pitt will join with the University of Wisconsin to form Systemwide Change for All Learners and Educators (SCALE). The partnership includes four urban school districts serving approximately 900,000 students — Los […]

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WPIC schedules programs on depression >

October 10th, 2002

UPMC Health System’s Depression Prevention Program will present a special program on National Depression Screening Day today, Oct. 10, 6:30 – 8 p.m. “Depression: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know,” debuts as the first in a series of health information presentations on depression in the Gillespie Room of the Carnegie Library in Oakland. Presenters will […]

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Presby wins national award >

October 10th, 2002

UPMC Presbyterian Hospital has been named a 2002 Consumer Choice Award winner by the National Research Corporation. It is the only hospital in the Pittsburgh area to win this award and it is the fourth year in a row that the hospital has been named to the list. The award placed UPMC Presbyterian among the […]

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UPJ alcohol task force wins award

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October 10th, 2002

The Alcohol Task Force at Pitt’s Johnstown campus has been named a Governor’s Highway Safety Award winner. The task force, a division of the Student Affairs Committee, is comprised of UPJ staff, faculty and students. The award is in recognition of anti-alcohol abuse television commercials developed by the task force. Each of the 30-second spots […]

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