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Jan. 16, 2024
12:00 AM

Applications Open for Peer Writing Consultants

University Writing is accepting applications for Miller Writing Center Peer Consultants through March 15. MWC Peer Consultants are the primary providers of support to student writing at Auburn University. They assist clients with writing projects through one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions. Consultants work 10+ hours per week.

To begin the application process, complete the online application via AU Human Resources by Friday, March 15. 

Who Can Attend

  • undergrads
  • grads
Feb. 22, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Feb. 27, 2024
11:00 AM

WriteFest Session 2

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.: February 13, February 27, March 12, and March 26

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Feb. 29, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Mar. 03, 2024
12:00 AM

Miller Writing Center Closed for Spring Break

The Miller Writing Center is closed March 3 - March 8 for Spring Break. Regular hours resume March 10.

Learn more about the Miller Writing Center.

Who Can Attend

  • undergrads
  • grads
  • faculty
  • staff
Mar. 12, 2024
11:00 AM

WriteFest Session 3

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.: February 13, February 27, March 12, and March 26

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Mar. 14, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Mar. 15, 2024
12:00 AM

Sustainability Essay Award Submission Deadline

University Writing and the Academic Sustainability Program seek submissions for the Outstanding Sustainability Essay Award. This award recognizes exceptional student writing in prose with a focus on sustainability. Winners will receive an engraved trophy and a cash prize. The deadline for submissions is March 15.

Read the full call for submissions for more information.

Who Can Attend

  • undergrads
  • grads
Mar. 15, 2024
12:00 AM

Outstanding ePortfolio Award Submission Deadline

University Writing seeks nominations for the Eleventh Annual Outstanding ePortfolio Award. This award recognizes exceptional ePortfolios created by Auburn University students. Students can nominate their own ePortfolios, and faculty/staff can nominate up to two students (graduate or undergraduate) who have created distinguished ePortfolios. Winners will receive an engraved trophy and a cash prize. The deadline for submissions is March 15.

Read the full call for nominations for more information.

Who Can Attend

  • undergrads
  • grads
Mar. 21, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Mar. 26, 2024
11:00 AM

WriteFest Session 4

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.: February 13, February 27, March 12, and March 26

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Mar. 28, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Mar. 31, 2024
12:00 AM

Graduate Writing Partners Application Deadline

The Graduate Writing Partners Program pairs graduate students with a Miller Writing Center peer consultant for a semester’s worth of one-on-one writing appointments. These appointments help graduate students improve their writing abilities and communication skills in their disciplines. Participants will benefit from consistent, semester-long, individualized consultations with graduate writing consultants and must commit to attending two hours of standing appointments each week for the entire semester (two hours per week for 16 weeks). Attendance can be in-person or virtual. To be eligible for this program, you must have an advisor/professor who is willing to submit a recommendation. 

Please complete this application by March 31 to apply for the summer and fall semesters. Participation in Graduate Writing Partners is limited to one semester to allow University Writing to serve as many students as possible. 

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Apr. 04, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Apr. 11, 2024
1:00 PM

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 Thursday between January 25 and April 11 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 this survey to register for the program.  

Who Can Attend

  • grads
Apr. 26, 2024
9:00 AM

Miller Writing Center Final Day for Spring Semester

The Miller Writing Center is open for spring semester from January 16 to April 26. Auburn students, faculty, and staff can get free, one-on-one feedback from a Miller Writing Center peer consultants on any kind of writing at any point in the process. 

Learn more about the Miller Writing Center.

Who Can Attend

  • undergrads
  • grads
  • faculty
  • staff
May. 06, 2024
1:00 PM

Grant Writing Workshop

This workshop is designed to help participants write a more effective grant proposal by offering strategies for identifying what funding sources to look for, tailoring research ideas to fit the call for proposals, and developing a compelling narrative that will get ideas funded. Experts across campus will join this session to discuss resources and support for grant writing at Auburn University. Participants will have time to work on their grant writing projects, so bring your notes, drafts, or calls for proposals with you. This spring, the Grant Writing Workshop will be held in a hyflex format on Monday, May 6, from 1:00-4:00 in the University Writing Studio (2056 RBD Library).  

Please register via Qualtrics by May 1 at 5:00 p.m.

Who Can Attend

  • faculty
  • staff