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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...

Pitt celebrates late professor’s life and work

Bob Johnson's legacy was celebrated with the release of the Bob Johnson Papers. (Photo courtesy of William Daw)

By Lauren Forsythe | For The Pitt News

September 25, 2017

Students studying on the ground floor of Hillman Library Saturday afternoon may have been a bit surprised to hear African drumming, poetry readings and the sounds of stamping feet and clapping hands coming from the Digital Scholarship Commons room. All this performing was in honor of Robert Johnson, a Pittsburgh...

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