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  • Grad Grants: Strategies for Funding Your Scholarly or Creative Work

  • Wednesday, May 3

    4:00-6:30pm in AAC 290

    Register here.


    Join us for an informative event on grant funding opportunities for graduate students! There will be three panel discussions on grants and other types of funding opportunities.  Each panel will be followed by a Q&A session, and the event will conclude with an opportunity for students to engage with panelists more informally to ask questions. 


    Who should attend:

    • Current and prospective grad students  

    What topics are covered:  

    • Panel 1: How to identify potential funding opportunities 
    • Panel 2: Understanding the proposal process  
    • Panel 3: Advice from faculty grant reviewers 

    Why you should come:

    • These panels are a great opportunity to learn more about how to find and pursue funding opportunities to advance your academic and career goals! 


    Refreshments will be provided and the recording will be shared with all registered participants.

    Please register by April 28! 


    Sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Office of Scholar Development and Fellowship Advising; University Libraries; and University Writing Center and Writing Program. 


  • Grad Grants Flyer

  • Writing Center Workshop Series / Spring 2023

  • The Writing Center is offering a series of writing workshops in May 2023. Workshops are open to anyone who registers in advance, and recordings will be made available by the end of the quarter for all topics. 

    Register for all workshops here.


    Decoding Academic Jargon (register to receive recording)

    Have you ever foud yourself reading a new article or book for a clss and found yourself unable to get through all the specialist terminology? Then this is the workshop for you! We'll go over strategiese that will help you to decode excess jargon, no matter where your academic study takes you.


    The Artful Sentence (register to receive recording)

    This wokrshop considers syntactically beautiful writing. We will go through basic parts of sentences and closely read for artful arrangements to deepen our understanding of how sense and sound come to meet in this place. 


    Literature Reviews (register to receive recording)

    The work of writing literature reviews begins in reading and note-taking, before the writing of the paper even really begins. This workshop introduces strategies for preparing to write--and the writing--an effective literature review.


    Transformative Works: Fan Fiction

    This workshop focuses on fan fiction as a creative writing and critical thinking exercise. After a brief history of fan fiction and a discussion of the promise and limitations of the medium, attendees will engage in creative exercises and discussion. 

    Monday, May 15, 6:00pm in AAC 284


    Using Turabian Style

    New to Turabian style? This workshop offers an introduction to Turabian citations and provies you with the necessary resources to navigate the 7th edition of the Turabian manual. 

    Tuesday, May 16, 11:00am in Zoom


    Writing Abstracts for Conference Papers & Articles

    Having trouble summarizing a paper, proposal, or project? In this workshop, we will be helping writers synthesize, generate interest, and pitch their work for whatever step of the process they are in!

    Friday, May 19, 1:00pm in AAC 284 

    Monday, May 22, 6:00pm in AAC 284



This portfolio last updated: 30-Aug-2023 12:29 PM