After two years as part of our writing center, Dr. Akia Jackson is departing Washington University to direct the Writing Center in the Josephine Steiner Student Success Center at Hood College.
Dr. Kate Harnish returns to The Writing Center as Senior Tutor
The Writing Center welcomes Dr. Kate Harnish back to our team as a senior tutor!
Finding Your Voice: Medical School Personal Statements
Why do you want to be a doctor?
Dr. Akia Jackson Joins The Writing Center as Senior Tutor
The Writing Center is excited to welcome Dr. Akia Jackson to our team as a senior tutor!
Jo Milner Returns to Writing Center as Brown School Specialist
The Writing Center is thrilled to welcome Jo Milner back to our team!
Black in the Time of Quarantine by Olivia Williams (peer tutor)
Peer Tutor Olivia Williams recently published “Black in the Time of Quarantine: Impressions of life with a black family during the pandemic” in The Common Reader. Check it out!
Virtual Dissertation Retreat – Call for Applications
The Writing Center is hosting a 2-week virtual dissertation retreat in June. More information about the Summer Dissertation Retreat and how to apply
Dr. Burton Pu to retire after 24 years with The Writing Center
At the Writing Center farewell party last week, Dr. Burton Pu, a professional tutor retiring this year, shared some parting thoughts with the group.
Application Deadline Extended: Graduate Fellowships 2020-2021
We are now accepting applications for our 2020-2021 Graduate Fellowships! Please direct questions to Dr. Rob Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 6, 2020.
The Writing Center has moved!
The Writing Center has moved! Our new location is in the lower level of Mallinckrodt Center. All appointments will take place in our new location. If you have trouble finding us, please call 314-935-4981 for directions.
From WashU to Kindergarten: Writing Tutors at The Wilson School
by Dan Sicorsky Every semester, tutors from The Writing Center lend a hand at The Wilson School just next door in Clayton. Last year’s two tutors were Katy Brainerd and Carolyn Backus. Both of them graduated last spring, but before they left WashU, The Writing Center sat down with them to ask about their experience […]
New Graduate Fellows Join The Writing Center
Introducing Our New Graduate Fellows (and Welcoming Back Our Senior Fellow) We are thrilled to introduce two doctoral students who joined our team this fall as Graduate Writing Fellows. This fellowship is awarded every year by The Writing Center to graduate students who demonstrate excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills. Throughout the year, fellows receive […]
Grad Fellow Esei Murakishi’s Article Now Available
Graduate Fellow Esei Murakishi’s “Thomas More’s Account of Natural Language and the Literariness of His Polemics” was recently published in Modern Language Quarterly.
The Writing Center Supports NSF Grant Applicants
Did you know The Writing Center offers workshops and one-on-ones to support undergraduate and graduate students applying for NSF grants? They are part of the NSF-GRFP Grant Writing Workshops sponsored by The Graduate School, the Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Check out the Ampersand piece on the NSF-GRFP […]
August Dissertation Retreat – Call for Applications
The Writing Center and Liberman Graduate Center are sponsoring a 3-week dissertation retreat from July 30 to August 16, 2018. More information about the retreat and to learn how to apply.
Susan Lowther Joins The Writing Center
Susan Lowther joins The Writing Center staff as special programs coordinator.
Alumni Spotlight: Talya
WashU alumna and former peer tutor Talya Zax has taken her passion for writing to the big city.
Alumni Spotlight: Sandy
When she’s not studying day in and day out for exams at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, Sandy Tadros has taken on a job at the university’s writing center.
Graduate Fellow Spotlight: Cassidy
Cassidy Thompson is one of three graduate writing fellows at The Writing Center.
A Passion for Writing and Science
Junior Thomas Van Horn, a chemistry major, joined The Writing Center as a peer tutor in the spring of 2016.