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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | Do away with the conventional timed exams

Opinion | Do away with the conventional timed exams

By Harsh Hiwase, For The Pitt News December 8, 2021
There is a commonly accepted, yet flawed notion that the faster a student solves a problem, the more intelligent they are.
Anthropology professor Robert Hayden often spends more than an hour grading a single paper. (Photo by Aaron Schoen | Staff Photographer)

Making the grade: Professors set aside time to score student work

Last weekend you could probably find Leonardo Solano buried in the dissertation room of Hillman, or pocketed away somewhere in Panera Bread, grading 160 pages of undergraduate Spanish papers. While...

Student Government Board discussed adding a reading day to Pitts academic schedule during its weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 4. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

SGB pushes reading day initiative

By Nolan Roosa / Staff Writer April 5, 2017

With only two meetings left in the semester, SGB made strides on Tuesday night to institute changes for the next academic school year, outlining future changes to the governing code and pushing their reading...

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