Grant-writing is an important skill if you are ever looking for funding. As graduate students, you may or may not get a chance to be mentored in the process. If you have the opportunity to work on writing a grant with an advisor or peer (even if the funding will not directly aid your research [...]
Welcome to the Fall 2013 semester! I hope your summer was restful, productive, and well-spent.
If you are new to MSU or new to the Grad Writing website, here is a quick run-down of the site:
Here, you can find…
-Articles to help with your writing
-Links to outside resources for writing
-Links to MSU resources
-Info about tutoring sessions and [...]
Finishing up? Just getting started? We have just the right events and services for all your writing needs. Please join us:
WriteNight: March 6th, 6-9pm in the Renne Library Commons—bring your current projects and write in a community setting with experts close by to answer all of your questions.
WriteNight: April 4th, 6-9pm in the Renne Library [...]
The library and the Undergrad Writing Center are sponsoring an event called Write Night on Nov 28, 2012 from 7-10pm in the Library Commons. This is an event perfectly timed for the end of the semester.
I’ll be there for graduate students along with other tutors and reference librarians to help you along the way. There [...]
Welcome to fall new and returning grad students! Things are just starting to get busy for a lot of us, so now is a perfect time to email me at email@example.com to make an appointment and get your writing projects under control. Please remember that scheduling a week or more ahead of your desired appointment [...]
I’ve written before about how great the summer is for your writing, but I thought it was important to give you a how-to on making it work for you.
1. Prioritize your work over your other activities and prioritize some writing projects over others. What is it most important for you to complete this summer? How [...]
We are a month and some change into the new semester and now is when things start heating up for graduate students. With papers and other writing responsibilities looming (thesis proposal? grant applications? letters of intent?), now is the perfect time to send me an email and set up an appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org. ESL/EFL students [...]
With fall semester rapidly coming to a close, I’m offering drop-in office hours for tutoring. You can stop by and make an appointment, ask a quick question, or, if there is time, look through part of your document.
Come by 414 Renne on Wednesdays from 9-11:30am for drop-in office hours. I will also try to be [...]
The fall Graduate Writing Seminar will be held on October 19th, 2011 at 2pm in SUB 168. The seminar lasts about an hour, with plenty of time for questions. I present very general writing tips and resources and encourage students to bring specific questions. Refreshments will be served.
You can email me at email@example.com with questions [...]
The Library offers workshops throughout the semester that can help you with writing, formatting, and researching. Here are a few coming up:
9/23 EndNote X5 1:10-2pm in the Heathcote Classroom. EndNote software helps with formatting citations and bibliographies. Learn to import records, add notes, find articles, manage PDFs, and format papers using any one of [...]