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Ex-Pitt pharmacy prof gets probation in drug case
Oct 30, 2014 • abc27PITTSBURGH (AP) - A former University of Pittsburgh pharmacy professor will spend six months on probation in a first-offender's program after pleading no contest to 23 charges that he used school and federal grant money to buy prescription anti-anxiety ... More
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Launches Initiative to Emphasize ...
Oct 22, 2014 • GlobeNewswire (press release)PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - At a time when the national concussion conversation instills fear and uncertainty among parents and athletes at all levels, the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is working to ... More
University of Pittsburgh study links toxic air pollutant exposure to autism ...
Oct 22, 2014 • State JournalPreliminary results released Oct. 22 from a University of Pittsburgh study indicate there is a correlation between exposure to toxic air pollutants during pregnancy and a child's early years of life and the development of autism spectrum disorders ... More
Kerry's Wife Funds Anti-Israel Pop Up Restaurant
Oct 30, 2014 • Breaking Israel NewsConflict Kitchen is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, near Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. According to its website, the restaurant “only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict” in an ... More
Orie Melvin's apology called a non-apology
Oct 28, 2014 • Pittsburgh Post-GazetteJohn Burkoff, a University of Pittsburgh law professor, said, “This is, of course, a perfect example of the boilerplate political figure's non-apology 'apology' letter: 'I apologize for the problems this prosecution may have caused you [judges and ... More
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education hopeful enrollment drop is abating
Oct 10, 2014 • Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe appropriation vote came hours after it was revealed that the University of Pittsburgh will seek a 14.7 percent boost in its base state appropriation to $156.3 million for fiscal year 2015-16. State System chairman Guido Pichini, among others, said ... More
Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh Celebrate 20 Years of Advancing ...
Oct 8, 2014 • NorthcentralPa.comPITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the end of September, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy recognized neuroscience research programs at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh for their ... More
Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts
Oct 19, 2014 • WTAE PittsburghPITTSBURGH, PA —Nobody had any reason to question why a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher bought more than a half-pound of cyanide with his school-issued credit card, until his neurologist wife suddenly fell ill and died a few days later. More