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Making the Most of the Library: Recommendations for New and Returning Grad Students

Wondering how the Library can help you meet your research and/or publication goals? In this workshop, we explore some of the services and supports that can help students succeed in graduate school.

Tuesday Sept. 7, 2021 3-4 pm
Thusday Sept. 16, 2021 7-8 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 6, 2021 by Graduate Writing Specialist Jill McMillan (66 mins)

Virtual Write-Ins

Finding it difficult to concentrate on your writing? Join one or more of our weekly options for 90-minute virtual write-ins to make progress on your work! Sessions are open to both graduate and undergraduate students and are structured using the Pomodoro technique to help you focus your attention. During the virtual write-in you will:

  • Identify your writing goal
  • Write without distractions
  • Take short breaks
  • Learn writing tips
  • Complete a final check-in

You can use this session for any type of writing: course assignments, academic papers, cover letters, creative writing, emails, or anything else on your to-do list.

Click below to register for each series. Attend as many or as few sessions as you'd like.

Mondays Sept. 13-Dec. 13, 2021 *except for Oct. 11 and Nov. 8 10-11:30 am Register via Zoom
Tuesdays Sept. 14-Dec. 14, 2021 *except for Nov. 9 10-11:30 am Register via Zoom
Wednesdays Sept. 15-Dec. 15, 2021 *except for Nov. 10 7-8:30 pm Register via Zoom

Virtual Graduate Writing Retreat

Looking to make progress on your writing? Join us for the Fall edition of the Virtual Graduate Writing Retreat. Registration is free. Registrants will receive a handbook with Zoom links prior to the event.

Fall Edition: Nov. 8-10, 2021

Bring any writing that you are working on or have yet to start, from cover letters to thesis chapters. Connect with like-minded folks, set goals, and meet your word count!

Registration will open in September. Please register by Friday, Nov. 5 at 5 pm to receive a Grad Retreat Handbook that contains links to write-ins, optional workshops, and resources.

Event runs daily from 9 am–8:30 pm. Retreat schedule to follow.