These workshops are intended for undergraduate student writers. We also offer writing workshops for graduate students.

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Term Two Workshops

Your thesis statement can make or break your essay. Come to this short workshop to learn how to craft a strong one! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

Thursday Jan. 16, 2020 10-10:50 am
Thursday Feb. 6, 2020 11:30 am-12:20 pm

Learning how to quote, summarize, and paraphrase well is critical to writing a clear, persuasive paper. Attend this workshop to learn how to integrate sources into a paper seamlessly, and with integrity!

Monday Feb. 3, 2020 11:30 am-12:20 pm

Do you struggle to organize your thoughts and ideas onto paper? This workshop will introduce you to the principles of coherent organization.

Tuesday Feb. 4, 2020 10-10:50 am

Do you rely on friends or family to edit your work? Achieve independence by learning some tips and tricks for how to edit your own work!

Wednesday Mar. 18, 2020 1:30-2:20 pm

Learn several strategies for making your more writing clear, to-the-point, and concise.

Wednesday Feb. 26, 2020 11:30 am-12:20 pm

Does the idea of academic writing make you feel nervous or overwhelmed? Let a seasoned student walk you through some practical approaches to breaking down the writing process into manageable pieces.

Tuesday Jan. 9, 2020 10-10:50 am

Lab reports, research papers, and academic reviews: these writing tasks can seem daunting, especially in science classes. Attend this workshop to learn how to identify the do’s and don’ts of writing in the sciences.

Wednesday Jan. 8, 2020 4:30-5:20 pm
Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020 4:30-5:20 pm

Confused by commas? Stumped by semi-colons? This workshop will help you to learn how to properly punctuate your sentences.

Wednesday Mar. 4, 2020 1:30-2:20 pm

Looking to take your writing to the next level? Come to this short workshop to learn about crafting an excellent paper.

Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020 1:30-2:20 pm
Tuesday Feb. 25, 2020 1-1:50 pm

Are your paragraphs as clear as you would like them to be? Do they build your argument persuasively? This workshop will give you some skills for constructing powerful paragraphs.

Monday Jan. 20, 2020 11:30 am-12:20 pm

Language and word use is often biased toward dichotomous gender (male and female). Do you want to learn how to avoid gender bias in your written and spoken language? This workshop covers the use of nouns, pronouns, and titles, and teaches you how to navigate your professors' expectations. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.

Thursday Feb. 27, 2020 11:30 am-12:20 pm

Are you new to writing at the university level? In this workshop, you will learn how to write strong papers! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

Leave a great first (and last) impression on your reader. A tutor will provide tips and strategies to improve your essay's introduction and conclusion.


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