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February 1, 1996


The Katz Graduate School of Business has named Jan Maurer its first director of marketing for all degree and non- degree programs. She will be responsible for marketing the school's 11-month, full-time MBA program, the evening part- time MBA program, the school's eight dual degree programs, as well as all executive education programs provided by the school's Center for Executive Education. Mauer had been marketing manager of the center.

Frederick Pohland, Weidlein chair and professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Subcommittee on Landfills of the National Research Council Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources. The subcommittee will provide independent reviews and advice to the Department of Energy on application of landfill technology for management of chemical and/or radioactive wastes.

Two members of the electrical engineering faculty have received recognition from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Steven Levitan has been named a senior member. Marlin Mickle was elected a fellow in recognition of his work in the application of mathematics analysis and digital computers to the solution of large-scale societal and social problems.

Tin-Kan Hung, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Department of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, in recognition of his contributions to hydraulics and biofluid mechanics.

Victor Vogel will lead a newly established joint breast cancer program of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Magee-Womens Hospital. He will coordinate the integration of breast cancer services including risk assessment, genetic counseling, cancer prevention, imaging and other screening and diagnostic procedures, pathology, endocrinology, molecular epidemiology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgery and research.

At the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Vogel was instrumental in implementing one of the most successful breast cancer chemopre-vention programs in the nation.

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