Associate Professor & Associate Chair, Astani Department of Civil & Env. Engineering, University of Southern California
B.S. (1988), M.S. (1993), Ph.D. (1997), Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
showing that the text items are set at consistent locations, but the lines and markers are slightly offset. (Change nrows to, say, 8 and the same vertical offset happens on all elements of subsequent columns.)
P.S. This is in MATLAB 220.127.116.119 (R2012a) on a Mac.