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Volume 33 Issue 16

Nationality Rooms plans ethnic artifacts auction >

April 19th, 2001

A one-of-a-kind ethnic artifacts auction will be held this month by Pitt's Nationality Rooms. The charity affair, with more than 200 items up for bid, begins with a preview at 1 p.m. followed by the auction at 2:30 p.m. on April 29 in the Cathedral of Learning Commons Room. Included among the ethnic objects are […]

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Disability policy expert named SHRS associate dean >

April 19th, 2001

Disability policy expert Katherine D. Seelman has been appointed associate dean of Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS). Formerly director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), a division of the U.S. Department of Education, Seelman has worked in the domestic and international policy arena for more than 20 years. […]

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CAS teaching award winners announced >

April 19th, 2001

Four College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty members were named winners of the 2001 Tina and David Bellet CAS Teaching Excellence Awards. The annual teaching awards were established with a $200,000 donation from the Bellet family to recognize outstanding and innovative teaching in CAS. This year's winners are: George C. Bandik, Department of Chemistry; […]

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Computer Learning Center expands to 2 regionals >

April 19th, 2001

Pitt's Computer Learning Center (CLS), a division of the College of General Studies (CGS), is expanding its reach to offer programs at two regional campuses. Beginning this month at the Johnstown campus, a webmaster certificate program will be offered through a partnership of CLC and UPJ's Murtha Educational Center. The webmaster program is designed to […]

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Foster documentary to air April 22 >

April 19th, 2001

The first major film documentary in 50 years on the life of Pittsburgh-native composer Stephen Foster will debut this weekend on public television. "Stephen Foster," part of the PBS "American Experience" series, will air on WQED-TV April 22 at 9 p.m. The documentary is the result of four years' research at the Pitt's Stephen Foster […]

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UPMC gets minority business award >

April 19th, 2001

UPMC Health System was honored by the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) of the Pittsburgh Regional Minority Purchasing Council (PRMPC) at the Council's recent 25th Annual Minority Business Opportunity Fair. Eric Bruce, MBEIC chairman and president of Trilogic Corporation, presented the Corporation of the Year Award to George Korbakes, UPMC Health System's vice president […]

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