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Degrees of age: Professors young and old talk teaching

Elizabeth Matway, 59-year-old English professor at Pitt, began teaching in 1982 at the elementary level. (Photo by Bethany Krupicka | Staff Photographer)

By Nina Kneuer | For The Pitt News

October 2, 2017

Some professors look like they should be sitting with their students rather than standing in front of them. Others fit the teen movie stereotype of the gray-haired intellectual with wire-rimmed glasses. Professors on both sides of the spectrum have different ways of using technology and interactin...

Celebration of ‘America’s Instrument’ draws young and old alike

Celebration of 'America's Instrument' draws young and old alike

By Sam Bojarski / Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

In 1976, Frank Rossi joined an organization that had one goal: the preservation of America’s instrument — the banjo. It is no surprise that Rossi’s very own Pittsburgh Banjo Club shares the same goal, 37 years after Rossi started playing the instrument. But Rossi’s club has been able to do something that most other banjo clubs...

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