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Pitt professors face child care difficulties during pandemic

Pitt professors face child care difficulties during pandemic

By Colm Slevin and Suln Yun March 24, 2021
Although “Bring Your Child to Work Day” is officially April 22, many professors and students who are parents have been bringing their kids to work just about every day since the COVID-19 pandemic began last year.
Carolyn Kerr works as an adjunct professor in Pitt’s College of Business Administration in addition to working as a communications consultant in the practice she started at age 29.

Adjunct professors juggle full-time jobs, teaching

By Benjamin Branch-Trevathan, For The Pitt News January 27, 2021
Many Pitt professors across multiple fields, from communications to English to statistics, all chose to pursue teaching while maintaining other careers.
Elizabeth Matway, 59-year-old English professor at Pitt, began teaching in 1982 at the elementary level. (Photo by Bethany Krupicka | Staff Photographer)

Degrees of age: Professors young and old talk teaching

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...

Elementary Statistics: Looking at the Big Picture, textbook written by Pitt Professor Nancy Pfenning, Ph.D.  (Photo by Rachel Glasser | News Editor)

Pitt professors teach what they write

By Zoe Pawliczek | Staff Writer September 13, 2017

Few students enjoy buying textbooks for their classes, but Olivia Raymond was eager to  purchase her elementary statistics textbook last spring knowing its author would also be her professor. “I...

Mayor Bill Peduto speaks about his plan to distribute free lead filters January 31. Friday, Peduto named three nominations to fill the vacant positions on the PWSA board. James Evan Bowen-Gaddy | Contributing Editor

Peduto nominates Pitt professors, city official to fill three vacant PWSA board seats

By Janine Faust / Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2017

Mayor Bill Peduto nominated three people to fill vacant positions on the board of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Friday — two of whom are Pitt professors. The nominees will fill spots left...

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