Daycamp boosts literacy

Michael Dunn spent much of last summer drawing, reading, writing and laughing with children at his Thirsty Thinkers workshop. His goal was literacy education research. His plan was to encourage the elementary students to successfully write a story by first imagining the story, then illustrating it with drawings or sculptures and finally translating those illustrations […]

Institute’s course teaches skills in grant writing

The Grant Institute’s “Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop” will take place at the University of Washington from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6-8 at the Husky Union Building room 106B.The workshop, open to development professionals, researchers, faculty and graduate students, is an intensive and detailed introduction to the process, structure and skill […]

Improving writing one department at a time

WSU Writing Programs is offering a disciplinary focused writing workshop for one WSU department in August. The workshop, which brings together selected departmental faculty for a day-long session, provides instruction and assistance to professors on how to improve the writing of students in their discipline. All funding and catering for the workshop is provided by WSU Writing […]

WSU Vancouver writing series poses question

The Professional Writing Series at Washington State University Vancouver continues with an exploration of an essential issue for many working professionals: “Should Writers Quit Their Day Jobs?”The discussion is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16. at 7 p.m. in the Multimedia Classroom Building Room 6 on the WSU Vancouver campus. Author and journalist Michael Balter will […]

Multilingual writing focus of workshop

Faculty can gain insights on how to better communicate with students through writing at WSU’s annual Writing Across the Curriculum workshop will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, May 9-10, in Smith CUE 518. It is open to instructors who use either formal or informal writing in their classes. This year’s workshop will emphasize understanding and […]

Editor, historian, writes final edition

It’s 7:15 a.m. on Pioneer Hill in Pullman. At the corner of Ridgeview Court and Highland Way, Pat Caraher, senior editor of Washington State Magazine, does what he has done nearly every weekday for almost 35 years. He steps out of his house and walks across town to work. Seems like a simple thing, but […]

Writing Across the Curriculum

WSU’s Campus Writing Programs will present a two-day Writing Across the Curriculum workshop on Monday and Tuesday, May 12 and 13. The workshop is open to all WSU teachers — graduate students, instructors and faculty — who want or need to use writing in their courses. Faculty who teach “Writing in the Major” courses are […]