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Oct. 31, 2021
11:59 PM

Deadline to Apply to Spring Graduate Writing Partners

The Graduate Writing Partners Program pairs graduate students with a Miller Writing Center consultant who work one-on-one with graduate students to help them improve their writing abilities and become more effective communicators in their respective disciplines. Participants will benefit from consistent, semester-long, individualized consultations with graduate writing consultants and must commit to attend two one-hour standing appointments each week for the entire semester (two hours per week for 16 weeks).  

Regular in-person or virtual attendance is mandatory. To be eligible for this program, you must have an advisor/professor who is willing to sponsor you. The deadline to apply for the spring semester is October 31st

Register before October 31st by completing this online survey.

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Nov. 03, 2021
11:00 AM

WriteFest Session 3

Writefest is open to graduate students working on their thesis, dissertation, or piece for publication. Over four online sessions, participants explore habits and skills helpful in the completion of long projects and select a track in which to invest their time, allowing personalization of the workshop experience. In the individual track, participants focus on making writing progress and can elect to have a writing consultation in the Miller Writing Center during the workshop. In the writing group track, participants collaborate with others working on similar projects to share tips and strategies, provide accountability and support, and write together. Participants are expected to attend all four online sessions over Zoom and must register in advance.  

You must register for this program in advance by completing this registration survey by September 29th.

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Nov. 10, 2021
9:00 AM

Emails for Challenging Scenarios (PW110)

This workshop will offer strategies and best practices for communicating via email, including guidance on how to address common challenges. Discussion topics will include responding to difficult messages, balancing friendliness with concision, and editing for clarity. Participants will consider specific email scenarios, practice revising and writing emails, and raise questions related to their own professional context.

University Writing has partnered with Human Resource Development to offer workshops related to professional writing and communication. Registration is free and open to all full-time and TES employees. Space is limited, so register in advance via Fast-Train on AU Access.

Who Can Attend

  • faculty
  • staff
Nov. 17, 2021
11:00 AM

WriteFest Session 4

Writefest is open to graduate students working on their thesis, dissertation, or piece for publication. Over four online sessions, participants explore habits and skills helpful in the completion of long projects and select a track in which to invest their time, allowing personalization of the workshop experience. In the individual track, participants focus on making writing progress and can elect to have a writing consultation in the Miller Writing Center during the workshop. In the writing group track, participants collaborate with others working on similar projects to share tips and strategies, provide accountability and support, and write together. Participants are expected to attend all four online sessions over Zoom and must register in advance.  

You must register for this program in advance by completing this registration survey by September 29th.

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Last updated: July 15, 2021