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Volume 35 Issue 18

Retired faculty medical insurance under review >

May 15th, 2003

Pitt’s administration is considering reducing the medical insurance coverage the University provides for its retired faculty. Currently, Pitt faculty who retire before age 65 may continue to receive the same medical insurance benefits they got during active employment — until they turn 65. At that point, retirees may choose from several options of insurance that […]

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SAC members announced >

May 15th, 2003

The Staff Association Council (SAC) announced its new and re-nominated members at yesterday’s SAC meeting. New and re-nominated members begin serving two-year terms July 1. 2003 SAC new members: Marissa Arlet, Research Conduct and Compliance Office; Matthew Bundick, psychology; Patrick Connolly, Computer Services and Systems Development; Joan Cutone, education; Debbie Evansky, nursing; Janice Harrold, nursing; […]

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University Press book wins award >

May 15th, 2003

A University of Pittsburgh Press-published book has received the 2003 Bryce Wood Book Award from Pitt’s Latin American Studies Association. “Empowering Women: Land and Property Rights in Latin America,” by Carmen Diana Deere and Magdalena Leon, was named Bryce Wood winner last month. The book is a volume in the Pitt Latin American Series and […]

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Pitt, PSC plan workshop >

May 15th, 2003

Pitt and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will host a workshop on biological ion channels — the pathways chemicals travel in cells for functions ranging from regulating heartbeat to a body’s reaction to anesthesia. The May 21-23 workshop will be held in Mellon Institute. It will feature 18 internationally renowned experts who will discuss experimental and […]

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Honor society chapter established at UPG >

May 15th, 2003

Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline honors society, recently established a chapter at Pitt’s Greensburg campus and inducted 85 graduates, faculty, staff and students at a combination installation and initiation ceremony on campus. Before approving the new chapter, Phi Kappa Phi officials did a three-year review of Pitt-Greensburg’s curriculum, faculty, students and facilities, including […]

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UPB signs articulation pact >

May 15th, 2003

Pitt-Bradford and Olean (N.Y.) Business Institute have signed transfer articulation agreements that will enable OBI students with associate degrees in applied science in business administration / accounting or business administration/management admission to Pitt-Bradford’s bachelor of science in business management program. OBI graduates who meet the requirements will enter Pitt-Bradford as juniors in the business management […]

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