Presentations Workshops & Consultations || University Writing

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May. 20, 2024
10:00 AM

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Miller Writing Center Opens for Summer Semester

The Miller Writing Center is open for summer semester from May 20 to July 29. We will be open on Sunday (asynchronous and Zoom only) from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Monday - Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are closed May 27 for Memorial Day, June 19 for Juneteenth, and July 4 for Independence Day. Auburn students, faculty, and staff can get free, one-on-one feedback from a Miller Writing Center peer consultant on any kind of writing at any point in the process. Make up to three in-person, online, or asynchronous appointments per week through Advise Assist. 

Learn more about the Miller Writing Center.

Jul. 23, 2024
1:00 PM

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Graduate Research and Writing Studio

Calling all graduate writers! Would you benefit from writing in the company of other students with expert assistance on hand? If so, sign up for the Graduate Research and Writing Studio. This weekly writing retreat will run every Tuesday between May 28 and July 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the University Writing Studio (RBD Library 2056). The Studio will offer a sense of community, access to a research librarian and a graduate writing consultant, and light refreshments, all to help you achieve your writing goals. The Graduate Research and Writing Studio is sponsored by the Libraries and by University Writing. 

Please complete the Graduate Research and Writing Studio survey to register for the program.  

Aug. 09, 2024
1:00 PM

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WAC Webinar: Engaged Peer Learning with Peerceptiv

Peerceptiv is a peer collaboration tool that facilitates peer review and team member evaluation assignments to boost student engagement and student learning outcomes. This webinar will introduce some of the new features for Fall 2024 like additional instructor grading functionality, more options for assigning reviewers, and team member evaluation enhancements that allow for 360 reviews and an automated student-centered group formation tool. Hear how others at Auburn have used the tool and how you can add it to your Canvas course.

Register now to secure your place. 

Sep. 01, 2024
3:00 PM

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Miller Writing Center Closed for Labor Day

The Miller Writing Center is closed on September 1 and 2 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 3.

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Sep. 02, 2024
11:59 PM

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WriteFest Registration Deadline

Graduate students working on longer projects—such as a thesis, dissertation, ePortfolio, or piece for publication—are invited to register for WriteFest. Over four sessions, participants will explore and practice mindfulness-based habits and skills that support their well-being and productivity while writing. During each session, participants will also have dedicated time to write alongside peers in a supportive environment, with refreshments provided. Graduate students can register to participate either in person, in the University Writing Studio on the second floor of RBD Library (Room 2056), or virtually, via Zoom, and are expected to attend all four sessions. Sessions will be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16. 

Please complete the WriteFest registration form by September 2.

Sep. 04, 2024
11:00 AM

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WriteFest Session 1: Setting Goals

Graduate students working on longer projects—such as a thesis, dissertation, ePortfolio, or piece for publication—are invited to register for WriteFest. Over four sessions, participants will explore and practice mindfulness-based habits and skills that support their wellbeing and productivity while writing. During each session, participants will also have dedicated time to write alongside peers in a supportive environment, with refreshments provided. Graduate students can register to participate either in person, in the University Writing Studio on the second floor of RBD Library (Room 2056), or virtually, via Zoom, and are expected to attend all four sessions. Sessions will be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16.

Sep. 18, 2024
11:00 AM

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WriteFest Session 2: Writing Regularly

Graduate students working on longer projects—such as a thesis, dissertation, ePortfolio, or piece for publication—are invited to register for WriteFest. Over four sessions, participants will explore and practice mindfulness-based habits and skills that support their wellbeing and productivity while writing. During each session, participants will also have dedicated time to write alongside peers in a supportive environment, with refreshments provided. Graduate students can register to participate either in person, in the University Writing Studio on the second floor of RBD Library (Room 2056), or virtually, via Zoom, and are expected to attend all four sessions. Sessions will be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16.

Oct. 02, 2024
11:00 AM

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WriteFest Session 3: Writing Mindfully

Graduate students working on longer projects—such as a thesis, dissertation, ePortfolio, or piece for publication—are invited to register for WriteFest. Over four sessions, participants will explore and practice mindfulness-based habits and skills that support their wellbeing and productivity while writing. During each session, participants will also have dedicated time to write alongside peers in a supportive environment, with refreshments provided. Graduate students can register to participate either in person, in the University Writing Studio on the second floor of RBD Library (Room 2056), or virtually, via Zoom, and are expected to attend all four sessions. Sessions will be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16.

Oct. 10, 2024
9:00 AM

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Miller Writing Center Closed for Fall Break

The Miller Writing Center is closed October 10 and 11 for Fall Break. Regular hours resume October 13.

Learn more about the Miller Writing Center.

Oct. 16, 2024
11:00 AM

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WriteFest Session 4: Sustaining Progress

Graduate students working on longer projects—such as a thesis, dissertation, ePortfolio, or piece for publication—are invited to register for WriteFest. Over four sessions, participants will explore and practice mindfulness-based habits and skills that support their wellbeing and productivity while writing. During each session, participants will also have dedicated time to write alongside peers in a supportive environment, with refreshments provided. Graduate students can register to participate either in person, in the University Writing Studio on the second floor of RBD Library (Room 2056), or virtually, via Zoom, and are expected to attend all four sessions. Sessions will be held on the following dates from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.: September 4, September 18, October 2, and October 16.

Nov. 24, 2024
3:00 PM

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Miller Writing Center Closed for Thanksgiving Break

The Miller Writing Center is closed November 24 - November 29 for Thanksgiving Break. Regular hours resume November 26.

Learn more about the Miller Writing Center.