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36 min ago | Erie Times News

In Brief: Protesters arrested at union rallies at UPMC

Organizers said 30 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Shadyside (Pittsburgh, PA), Philadelphia, PA

4 hrs ago | International Business Times

Celebs Over-50 who Look as Young as 25: Ways to Maintain Your Weight Post 50

While women struggle to maintain their body and health in their late forties and early fifties, there are over-fifty celebrities who have stunned the world with their enviable bodies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Chemists create nanofibers using unprecedented new method,...

Researchers have developed a novel method for creating self-assembled protein/polymer nanostructures that are reminiscent of fibers found in living cells.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Weird

9 hrs ago | Communications Workers of America

CWA Young Activists Hold Next Gen Summit

About 200 CWA Next Generation activists are meeting in Pittsburgh for Summit 2014, focusing on movement building, organizing for power, social media and other topics.


Related Topix: Mississippi

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

a Georgia developer pitches $95M apartment project for Oakland

AUDG Holdings LLC presented a 389-unit mixed-use development to largely replace the former Allegheny County Health Department at a Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Allegheny County, PA, Bolton (Atlanta, GA)

14 hrs ago | Law Professor Blogs Network

University of Pittsburg seeks T&E Visitor

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for 2015-2016 visiting faculty positions.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Clinical Law Prof Blog

JOBS: Two Clinical Faculty Positions at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Clinical Professor to teach in and direct the School's Environmental Law Clinic.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Environmental Law

Hispanic Business

New Findings from University of Pittsburgh in Tissue Engineering...

The AR mediates cellular responses in association with chromatin complexes and kinase cascades."


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

Westminster College

College Names New Alumni Relations Director

"We are delighted to have Kara join Westminster's advancement division," said Grady Jones , vice president for institutional advancement.


Related Topix: New Castle, PA

The Washington Post

Federal appeals court vacancy rates drop despite GOP success in blocking some nominees

The Obama administration naturally likes to point to the drop in unemployment from 10.2 percent in 2009 to 6.1 percent - even though a lot of people have dropped out of the labor market.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Lawmakers, universities can't let the dream of an affordable higher education slip away: Editorial

It's one of the most cherished myths in America: The self-made man - or woman - who puts themselves on the road to success by working their way through college.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, University-Park, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Supporters of UPMC janitors who lost jobs try to enter building

Members of SEIU 32 BJ gathered in front of UPMC Shadyside to send a message in support of janitors who lost their jobs when a new contractor was hired.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA

Where's the work?

During the two years that Ron Tomalis was state education secretary, he was one of the most visible members of Gov. Tom Corbett's Cabinet, running one of the largest departments and serving as the public face of significant administration efforts.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Medical News Today

New test for thyroid cancer increases odds of correct surgery

The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer , report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute , partner with UPMC CancerCenter.


Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradford Today

McCabe promoted to full professor at Pitt-Bradford

Dr. Nancy McCabe, director of the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been promoted to full professor, effective Sept.


Related Topix: Bradford, PA

Bioscience Technology

Advance in Capturing Elusive Circulating Tumor Cells

When cancers spread into the bloodstream, they often take on different characteristics, requiring different therapies.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Oncology, Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Genetics


New network unites university health care research

Four major health institutions, including Penn State College of Medicine, have jointly received nearly $7 million to develop and expand a health data research network.


Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State University Park, Temple University, Johns Hopkins University

Pittsburgh, UPMC drop suits over nonprofit status

Mayoral spokesman Kevin Acklin said the city dropped its lawsuit in hopes the city and UPMC can craft an agreement for nonprofits to invest in city neighborhoods, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review first reported Tuesday.


Washington Times

PA--Pennsylvania News Coverage Advisory, PA

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shap,0204ing up today in Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Healthcare Law, Law, Munhall, PA

Dateline Pittsburgh: 07/29/14

Moody and Associates, Inc. hired Jay Winter as a senior geologist. Mr. Winter is a licensed professional geologist in Pennsylvania and brings more than 25 years of experience in both the environmental regulatory and consulting fields.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Allegheny County, PA, Duquesne University