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

Anthropology professor Robert Hayden often spends more than an hour grading a single paper. (Photo by Aaron Schoen | Staff Photographer)

By Salina Pressimone, Caroline Bourque and Rachel Glasser | TPN Staff

December 11, 2017

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 it usually takes graduate students such as Solano a long time to grade papers during the semester, finals...

SGB pushes reading day initiative

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

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 day proposal. Board member Rohit Anand proposed adding an extra reading day to give students...

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