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Volume 35 Issue 20

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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Faculty win Mott Prize >

June 12th, 2003

Pitt faculty members Yuan Chang and Patrick S. Moore have been awarded the Charles S. Mott Prize, bestowed annually by the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation (GMCRF) for the most recent outstanding contribution to the cause or prevention of cancer. The husband-and-wife team is from the School of Medicine where Chang is professor of pathology […]

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ONE ON ONE: GSPH Dean Bernard Goldstein >

June 12th, 2003

Statistics from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reveal that in the last two years Pitt’s Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) has more than tripled its rate of increase (40.9 percent) in NIH funding over the other top public health schools. For FY2002, NIH research grant funding totaled $44 million, as compared to $38.32 […]

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