Graduate Writing Center
The Graduate Writing Center (GWC) is dedicated to developing graduate students' and postdoctoral fellows' writing and research skills. The GWC brings together scholars with disparate backgrounds, interests, and talents in order to foster the effective communication skills and spirit of intellectual inquiry that are central to graduate study.
The GWC offers the following services:
Experienced writing consultants provide feedback on any writing project at any step
of the writing process. In these 50-minute collaborative sessions, writing consultants
ask thoughtful questions and offer suggestions in order to help writers consider new
perspectives, clarify arguments, and develop strategies for revision. Onsite and synchronous
online consultations are available
Workshops are interactive discussions about common writing concerns and genres. Offerings vary each semester; past topics include writing for academic audiences and developing productive writing practices. Distance students may participate via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
To register for upcoming workshops, click here
Graduate Writing Groups
Graduate Writing Groups provide structure and support for students writing theses,
dissertations, or other long projects. Each week, these groups meet for three hours
for goal setting and independent writing time. Graduate students must apply for membership
at the beginning of each semester.
For an application, email the Graduate Writing Center
Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camps
Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camps are intended to help students progress through the thesis or dissertation process by providing writing support, a quiet environment, structured time, and a sense of community. Participants will develop more effective writing practices and will learn about topics such as goal setting, authorship, publishing, and presenting research. This four-day event is held each semester; it is co-sponsored by the Graduate School.
Interested in becoming a writing consultant? Click here to apply.
Associate Director of the Graduate Writing Center:
Dr. Kristin Messuri | email@example.com
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