Adena Johnson Davis remembers marching up to the front desk at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Nursing, plunking down her test scores, report cards and transcripts. She was a slight, young woman and had been an ‘A’ student at Peabody High School.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading These women celebrate 60 years since graduating from Pitt’s nursing school
On Sept. 1, 1939, as German troops thundered across the Polish border, Gen. George C. Marshall succeeded Malin Craig as the U.S. Army Chief of Staff. One week later, Marshall returned to his birthplace and childhood home in Uniontown, 46 miles southeast of Pittsburgh for a homecoming celebration.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading The indispensable military man of the last century
Thirteen years ago, a young assistant professor at the University of Virginia shared his time management techniques with graduate teaching assistants and fellow faculty members. They all wanted to get ahead — get tenure — and still have time for their friends and family.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading The expert in time
In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, winter comes early. You can feel it when the mercury drops to 30 and you’re in a summer cottage with just a fireplace for heat. And so it was one late fall day, when Smokey and I were the only dog and person left on the island. Cold rain…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
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