Workshops

Workshops 

Our workshops are designed to address communication and writing issues commonly encountered in STEM. We tailor each workshop for our unique student body and faculty alike.

Upcoming in Spring 2021

Upcoming Workshops

Writing Professional Reports for the Career Center
Kait McNamee, Lead Writing Consultant
April 22, 2021, 12 pm – 1 pm
Register via DiggerNet

Completed 2021 Workshops

Audience-Centered Speaking Workshop
Harry Archer, the Writing Center
April 8, 2021
3:30-4:20 pm

Be a Narrative Hero: Using Narrative to Improve Your Scientific and Academic Writing
Emily Flouton, the Writing Center
March 17, 2021
4-4:50 pm

Writing to Publish: How to Tailor Your Writing for an Academic Journal
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Geoff Brennecka, Fryrear Chair
March 11, 2021
5-5:50 pm

Graduate Student Workshop
Plan Ahead: Creating Timelines for Your Writing
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Geoff Brennecka, Fryrear Chair
February 18th, 2021
5-5:50 pm

Writing a Statement of Purpose
January 21, 2021
Graduate School Week with the Career Center
Kait McNamee, Lead Consultant

In-Class Workshops

If you are a faculty member looking for an in-class workshop, please visit our Faculty Resources page and complete our request form. Thank you!

Past Workshops 2019 - 2020

Fall 2020

Undergraduate Research Workshops with Reuleaux & the Writing Center Honors Writing Fellows

All workshops are held from 12-12:45 pm

October 13th | Logline Narrative
October 28th | Logline Narrative II
November 10th | Making Your Writing Simple
November 18th | Making your Writing Simple II


Personal Statements
September 29, 5-6 pm
Ryan Lambert, Writing Consultant
Online only


Statements of Purpose
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director

Unpacking Your Research
Part of the Emerging Scholars Seminar Series
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Toni Lefton, Executive Director, University Honors and Scholars Programs

Researching & Writing Literature Reviews
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Emily Bongiovanni, Scholarly Communications Librarian

Plan Ahead: Creating Realistic Timelines for Your Thesis
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director

Anxiety and Writing: Overcoming Obstacles
Kait McNamee, Lead Consultant

Packaging Your Experience: Non-thesis Track Graduate Students
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Geoff Brennecka, Fryrear Chair

Writing Scientific Abstracts
Part of the Emerging Scholars Seminar Series
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director

How to Give Effective and Efficient Feedback on Writing
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director

Research Poster Presentation: How to Plan your Elevator Pitches
Part of the Emerging Scholars Seminar Series
Allyce Horan, Director of the Writing Center
Lakshmi Krishna, Director of Undergraduate Research

Personal Statement Workshop
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Kay Godel Gengenbach, National Fellowship Office

Tips for Proposal Writing
Part of the Modern Researcher 101 Series
Allyce Horan, Writing Center Director
Erika Jerme, ORA Proposal Manager