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Volume 33 Issue 3

OBITUARY: A. David Lazovik >

September 28th, 2000

A. David Lazovik, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Psychology, died Sept. 19, 2000. He was 79. Lazovik earned all of his degrees at Pitt: his B.S. in 1943, his master's in 1945 and his Ph.D. in psychology in 1947. In the same year he earned his doctorate he was appointed an […]

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OBITUARY: Steven D. Manners >

September 28th, 2000

Friends and colleagues of the late Steven D. Manners, a researcher and administrator at Pitt's University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) for the last 26 years, are invited to a memorial gathering on Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m., in the William Pitt Union's Kurtzman Room. Manners, of Penn Hills, died Sept. 15, 2000, of […]

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Voter registration, other deadlines near >

September 28th, 2000

The deadline for voter registration and for changing names and addresses for registered voters is Oct. 10. This deadline applies to individuals who wish to vote in the fall general election on Nov. 7. Voter registration forms can be obtained from the University's Office of Federal Government Relations, 624-6015. The deadline for requesting an absentee […]

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UPMC's computer technology use recognized >

September 28th, 2000

UPMC Health System's initiatives in using computer technology to improve health care access have been recognized by InformationWeek magazine. UPMC is ranked 8th among health care and medical industries and ranked 224th overall in the magazine's 12th annual Top 500 listing of the most innovative users of information technology. According to Information-Week, to make the […]

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Pitt starts photonics technology program >

September 28th, 2000

Photonics technology can be found in the grocery store, the operating room, the office and now the classroom. A new Pitt photonics certificate program teaches students the technology behind items such as supermarket scanners, surgical lasers and CD-ROMs. With grant support from the National Science Foundation and the Research Corporation, David Snoke, assistant professor, Department […]

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Professor donates Russian collection to ULS >

September 28th, 2000

A collection of rare print materials reflecting Russian culture and literature over the first half of the 20th century has been donated to Pitt's University Library System (ULS) by Mark Altshuller (pictured at left), professor of Slavic languages and literatures at the University. "This is a valuable and significant contribution to our Slavic collection," said […]

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Monitoring device for diabetics invented >

September 28th, 2000

A Pitt professor plans to make life less painful for diabetics with the help of an implanted biotechnological device the size of a half-inch piece of thread. In a paper published in the Sept. 15 issue of Analytical Chemistry, Jerome Schultz, director of Pitt's Center for Biotechnology and Bioengineering and chairperson of the Department of […]

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Epperson to step down as dean of social work >

September 28th, 2000

David E. Epperson, dean of Pitt's School of Social Work for the past 28 years, will step down at the end of the current academic year. Named social work dean in 1972, Epperson is the longest-serving Pitt dean. His tenure also is the longest of any current dean of social work in the country. Founded […]

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