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Former classics professor Rehak dies

Paul Rehak, a classical studies expert who taught at Duke until moving to the University of Kansas in 2002, died in his home in Lawrence, Kan. Saturday. He was an expert in Greek and Roman sculpture who advised the Duke in Rome program. He was a member of the Duke University Task Force for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns. At the time of his death, he was Curator at Wilcox Collection of Classical Antiquities at Kansas.

Kuo to lead surgery division

Dr. Paul Kuo, currently a professor of surgery and director of the Liver Transplant Program at the Duke University Health System, has been appointed to become the chief of the Division of General Surgery. Kuo's research interest is gene transcription, and he was previously chief of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation and Laparoscopic Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center before coming to Duke in 2001.

OIT to offer new wireless plan

The Office of Information Technology expanded its wireless telephone options with several new plans, effective June 1. The new offerings, available to students and staff, feature seven more Alltell plans and six from Verizon Wireless. Prices for the new plans will range from $17 for 150 minutes per month to $127 for 2500 minutes per month.

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