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Volume 33 Issue 16

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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No children of faculty, staff denied admission to University system >

April 19th, 2001

Of the 98 applicants for next fall's freshman class who indicated they are children of Pitt employees, none has been denied admission to at least one of the University's five campuses (although, in some cases, it may not be the campus they wanted to attend), according to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. Of […]

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Free anxiety screenings offered May 2 >

April 19th, 2001

UPMC Health System will offer free anxiety screenings as part of National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day, May 2. The screenings will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at UPMC Shadyside Auditorium, 5230 Centre Ave. More than 38 million Americans will suffer an anxiety disorder during their lives, yet only 25 percent of them seek […]

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Administration will consider free bus rides for adjunct Pitt faculty >

April 19th, 2001

Senior administrators say they will consider including Pitt's thousands of volunteer faculty members among the University personnel who can ride for free on Port Authority of Allegheny County buses and light-rail vehicles. But extending the ride-for-free service to volunteer faculty (usually referred to as "adjunct" faculty) would dramatically increase Pitt's costs and probably would translate […]

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