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  1. New App Reverses 'Summer Melt' To Help Students Make it to CollegeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | T.H.E. Journal

    ... from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia and Lindsay Page from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education are guiding the initiative. Once they've finished their research (expected by spring 2015), Bridgit could be ...


  2. Optimal Perfusion Computed Tomographic Thresholds for Ischemic Core...Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Circulation

    ... Military General Hospital of Beijing PLA, Beijing, China (G.Z.); and Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (T.J.). Background and Purpose- This study aims to determine whether perfusion computed tomographic (PCT) ...


  3. Federal appeals court vacancy rates drop despite GOP success in blocking some nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... 1, 2009, just before President Obama took office, there were 13 appellate vacancies, according to University of Pittsburgh law professor Arthur Hellman, an authority on the federal circuit courts. On Jan. 1, 2013, just as the president was starting ...


  4. Pitt Women's Basketball Releases 2014-15 Non-Conference ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pitt Panthers

    University of Pittsburgh head women's basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio released the Panthers' 2014-15 non-conference schedule on Wednesday afternoon.


  5. Management Updates at EriezRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | F&M Magazine

    ... Army. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science and business, and military science from the University of Pittsburgh. He went on to recently earn a master's degree in business administration from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.Klinge, ...


  6. Rights groups condemn Algeria for unfair trial of activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, ...


  7. Lawmakers, universities can't let the dream of an affordable higher education slip away: EditorialRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... State support for Penn State and the other state-related universities (Temple, Lincoln and the University of Pittsburgh) has shrunk during the administration of Gov. Tom Corbett. At the same time, however, universities have raised tuition and ...


  8. Supporters of UPMC janitors who lost jobs try to enter buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... "No more union busting. No more bullying the employees and no more life-changing firings," said University of Pittsburgh janitor Pam Johnston. The phrase "Life-Changing Firings" was displayed on a large banner that the protesters raised across the ...


  9. Confidential discussions are key to improving teen health visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... providers and the parents and guardians of adolescents could lead to better health outcomes, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study reports. The findings are available ... (HealthDay)-An initial visit for screening and provision of ...


  10. College Names New Alumni Relations DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Westminster College

    ... an undergraduate degree in secondary education from Slippery Rock University. She comes from the University of Pittsburgh, where she earned a master's degree in higher education with a specialization in student affairs and served more than five ...


  11. Oversight official: Prison food problems are realRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC 27

    ... of sexually assaulting... Six protesters have been cited for trespassing for refusing to leave a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center building during a protest over lost union janitorial jobs. Six protesters have been cited for trespassing for ...


  12. Four major health institutions jointly receive $7 million for health data research networkRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... created through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, awarded the funds to Penn State, University of Pittsburgh, Temple University and Johns Hopkins University -- and each of their related health systems. These four universities have come ...


  13. Older adults are at risk of financial abuseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... survey to indicate a racial disparity in the psychological abuse of senior citizens, University of Pittsburgh researchers found that African American seniors could be twice as likely to be mistreated ... Radiologists in Toronto have begun to ...


  14. This is a 3D image of what UCSF's new John Muir scanning suite will look like when complete.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... complete with a "plank" on the floor that children could walk - for the children's hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania about four years ago. The imaging rooms at the new UCSF hospital at Mission Bay will be the ...


  15. 9 Things to Know About Reviving the Recently DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wired

    ... survived, at least not cognitively intact," Casarett said. Indeed, a clinical trial underway at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will put this idea to the test in trauma patients. Only in dire cases where massive blood loss has caused ...


  16. New test for thyroid cancer increases odds of correct surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    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.


  17. Business Briefs: 7/30/14Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... $50 million to the Pittsburgh Foundation. This year's grant recipients are affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State, Lehigh University, the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University. Indiana, ...


  18. Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular HeartbeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedicineNet

    ... said the study's lead researcher, Nicole Fowler, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Perhaps the more important question, though, is whether some patients with dementia -- a progressive condition without a cure -- ...


  19. Caroline Sincavage and Alex Plocki.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 |

    On her summer 2005 tour of the University of Pittsburgh, Caroline was impressed with the campus, obsessed with the gold-and-navy-blue-striped rugby shirts worn by the student guides called Pathfinders, and determined to become a Pathfinder herself.


  20. Obituary: Theodore "Dutch" VanKirk / WWII airman whose crew dropped atomic bomb on JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... lives lost. However, Donald Goldstein, a military historian, former Air Force officer and retired University of Pittsburgh professor, said the bombings hastened the war's end and spared many other lives that would have been lost during an invasion ...