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Volume 35 Issue 20

Web portal service available >

June 12th, 2003

Computing Services and Systems Development announced that the University’s web portal service for faculty and staff, my.pitt.edu, is now available to permit employees to customize their viewings of Pitt’s various web sites and services as well as commonly used Internet-based services, such as Google. My.pitt.edu has been available for students since August. Faculty, staff and […]

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Institute to Enhance Palliative Care established >

June 12th, 2003

In collaboration with Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Pitt has established the Institute to Enhance Palliative Care, a community of scholars and health professionals from diverse fields who have joined together to improve care for the seriously ill and dying. The institute’s goal is to improve end-of-life care by expanding the number and quality of […]

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OBITUARY: Carol Ann Hoffmann >

June 12th, 2003

Carol Ann Hoffmann, associate curator of the Ford E. and Harriet R. Curtis Theatre Collection in Hillman Library, died June 4, 2003, following a brief illness. She was 53. Hoffmann had been employed at Pitt since 1996, when she was appointed administrative assistant to the then-chair of the Department of Library and Information Science, Edie […]

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OBITUARY: Nancy O’Brien-Bleil >

June 12th, 2003

Nancy O’Brien-Bleil, manager of advanced training and user services in the Office of Institutional Advancement, died suddenly May 31, 2003, of an apparent heart attack. She was 61. “What people are commenting most about was how optimistic and positive Nancy always was,” said her supervisor, Margaret A. Duronio, associate vice chancellor for advancement services. Duronio […]

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Mayor defends tax proposals >

June 12th, 2003

Pittsburgh’s universities and hospitals are vital “economic engines” helping to power the local economy — but they’re not paying their fair share of taxes for city services, Mayor Tom Murphy told a skeptical audience of about 50 Pitt professors, staff and administrators at the June 3 Faculty Assembly meeting. “It is clear that the University […]

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