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Now hiring: Graduate Writing Consultants (Application review begins March 16)

Mar. 1, 2018—The Writing Studio is seeking Graduate Writing Consultants for the 2018-2019 academic year. Deadline: Review of applications begins on Friday, March 16. The Application: For full details, please visit our Graduate Consultant Position page. Graduate students who have worked at the Writing Studio report their experience has helped them become more confident writers and to develop essential professional...

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Now seeking Undergraduate Writing Consultants for 2018-2019! (App. deadline: Fri., 2/9)

Jan. 19, 2018—Our application process is now open for Undergraduate Writing Consultants for the 2018-2019 academic year. We are seeking strong, enthusiastic undergraduate writers who want to make a difference by helping other writers on campus. Of course, it’s a great chance to learn about and improve your own writing, too. The Application Undergraduate application deadline: Friday, February...

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Writing Studio closed Friday, Jan. 12, due to winter weather conditions

Jan. 12, 2018—Due to expected winter weather conditions, the Writing Studio will be closed today, Friday, Jan. 12, following the university’s decision to cancel classes (and declare an administrative leave day). If you had an appointment scheduled for today (Friday, 1/12), we hope you will be able to reschedule with us in the near future. In the meantime,...

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Submit your best writing to the Undergraduate Writing Symposium!

Jan. 11, 2018—The Vanderbilt Writing Studio invites you to submit your work to the 10th annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium. If you wish to be among Vanderbilt’s best undergraduate writers, consider submitting to the 10th annual Undergraduate Symposium. Participation in the Symposium is highly selective and papers are chosen by way of a blind review process. Those who are selected...

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The Writing Studio will reopen for Spring 2018 on Monday, January 8

Jan. 2, 2018—The Writing Studio’s online schedule for Spring 2018 will be available late in the week of January 2, and we will reopen with the start of classes on Monday, January 8. We look forward to serving you! The spring semester is always a busy one at the Writing Studio, and we hope you’ll jump at...

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Dinner and a Draft with Samira Sheikh (History & Asian Studies)

Oct. 26, 2017—Thursday, November 2, 2017 6:00-7:30 pm The Writing Studio (1801 Edgehill Ave., Suite 112) Get a great dinner. Get a new perspective on writing. Get to know a professor in a fun, informal setting. Join us for “Dinner and a Draft”! Our faculty guest will be Samira Sheikh, a professor of History and of Asian...

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Dinner and a Draft with Katherine Friedman (Biological Sciences)

Sep. 18, 2017—Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00-7:30 pm Dean of the Ingram Commons Residence Get a great dinner. Get a new perspective on writing. Get to know a professor in a fun, informal setting. Those are three reasons you should attend “Dinner and a Draft,” coming up on Thursday, September 28, from 6:00-7:30, at the Dean of...

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Fall Break Dissertation Writers’ Retreat 2017

Sep. 15, 2017—October 12-13, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office.   Over Fall Break, the Writing Studio will host a two-day dissertation writers’ retreat, which will provide dissertating graduate students with loosely-structured time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere. We will...

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2017 MORGAN AWARD WINNERS!

Apr. 25, 2017—Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Henrietta Hickman Morgan Memorial Award for First-Year Writers! Thanks, too, to all who submitted their work for consideration. This year the Morgan Award committee reviewed over 600 pages of writing by Vanderbilt’s first-year students. Learn more about the annual Morgan Award competition here.

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Inspiration, Renewal at the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Writing Symposium

Apr. 13, 2017—by Adrian Larbi-Cherif, Deann Armstrong, and Peter Capretto April 10, 2017   T.S. Eliot remarked that “April is the cruellest month.” In late March and early April, students are elbows deep into the academic year, and beginning to think about final exams as they struggle to solidify summer internship or employment plans. Professors often have...

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