The Writing Center welcomes Dr. Ian Clark back to our team as a senior tutor! Dr. Clark earned his BA in English and Philosophy at the University of Portland, his MPhil in Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin, and his PhD in English and American Literature here at Washington University in St. Louis Dr. Clark […]
Dr. Burton Pu retired from The Writing Center in May of 2020 after 35 years at Washington University. He served undergraduate and graduate students in The Writing Center for over 24 of those years. As he retired, Burton said, “A person does not really live in this world if his or her story is not […]
The Writing Center is excited to welcome Sara Brenes Akerman to our team as a senior tutor! Ms. Brenes Akerman comes to The Writing Center with extensive experience in supporting undergraduate and graduate writing. She earned her BA in both communication and cinema studies from the University of Pennsylvania, an MFA in Creative Writing from […]
Peer Tutor Colleen McDermott was recently featured in The Record for having presented “Humans of Tyson” at the 2022 Kansas and Missouri Environmental Education Conference. See the full story here.
Starting Tuesday, October 18, The Writing Center will be offering Undergraduate Walk-in Hours every Tuesday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. We are located in Mallinckrodt 130 on the lower level. We look forward to working with you! As always, we also encourage you to make appointments by going to our website. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
All of us at The Writing Center are thrilled to welcome Fran Hooker back to our team as a senior tutor! Ms. Hooker first joined the Washington University community more than 25 years ago as a writer and editor in the Office of Public Affairs and as Curriculum Coordinator for the Communications and Journalism program […]
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.
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!
The Writing Center is hosting a 2-week virtual dissertation retreat in June. More information about the Summer Dissertation Retreat and how to apply
At the Writing Center farewell party last week, Dr. Burton Pu, a professional tutor retiring this year, shared some parting thoughts with the group.
We are now accepting applications for our 2020-2021 Graduate Fellowships! Please direct questions to Dr. Rob Patterson at email@example.com. The application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 6, 2020.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Junior Thomas Van Horn, a chemistry major, joined The Writing Center as a peer tutor in the spring of 2016.
Lights, camera, action. After graduating in May 2016, peer tutor Claudia Vaughan headed off to Hollywood where she currently works at Lionsgate Entertainment.
The Writing Center recently conducted its 50,000th tutorial session since its founding in 1995!