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Duquesne University to open wellness center

| Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Duquesne University is converting the former Panucci Jewelry Building at 1000 Fifth Ave., Uptown, into a Wellness Center that will serve residents of the Hill District and adjacent neighborhoods as well as students and faculty. The building is one of the few structures the university owns on Fifth Avenue, but it has no plans to expand its campus along Fifth Avenue, said Stephen Schillo, Duquesne vice president, during a presentation Thursday at the Urban Land Institute's program involving development plans of universities in Downtown and Greensburg. The center should open in six months and also will serve as offices for faculty members.

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