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    Summer Writing: The Six-Word Memoir by You

    Writing Program tutors and faculty brought writing to Welcome to Wheaton Day via Visiting Assistant Professor Ruth Foley's Poems on Demand and the Six Word Memoir. More »
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    International Students Go Big in Chase Small

    What is college in Italy like? Should people call you by a nickname that they find easier to pronounce than your given name? What kinds of questions are appropriate to ask about you and your country? More »
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    Inspiring philanthropy

    Students in Professor of English Lisa Lebduska’s “Writing in Professional Contexts” class explored this art—but with purpose—when they developed crowdfunding projects. More »
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    Honors Thesis Editing & Revising Workshop

    What do pizza and writing have in common? Everything, if you're attending the February 25 Editing and Revising Honors Thesis Workshop offered by Professors Connie Campana and Lisa Lebduska. Held in the library's Woolley Electronic Classroom from 5-6, this workshop will help writers from all majors approach the revising and editing of their theses. The […] More »
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    Writing Fellow Publishes on Immigration

    Wheaton-Emerson Writing Fellow Claudia Ward-de Leon's short story "Outside the KFC" was published in the literary journal Bird's Thumb this fall. Part of Ward-de Leon's thesis at Emerson, the story explores an encounter between migrant farm workers and a woman who tries to help them following a car accident. Like the main character, Ward-de Leon […] More »
  • Rising Senior Lands Competitive Writing Internship

    When friends ask Monica Vendituoli (’15) what she did last summer, she’ll be able to tell them they can read all about it. Vendituoli, an economics major who chaired Wheaton’s Hearing Board during her junior year, landed a paid summer internship at the Students section of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Since she began in […] More »
  • Professor Foley Unites Poets July 28-Aug 2

    For the fourth consecutive summer, Professor Ruth Foley is organizing and participating in the Connecticut River Advanced Conference on Poetry and Poetics in Chester, CT (usually simply called "Chester"). Born from a desire to grow as poets and educators, and based on the pedagogical underpinnings of The Frost Place, which emphasizes  our poetic roots through […] More »
  • Faculty Lunch: Creating a Process

    Wheaton-Emerson Writing Fellow Molly McGillicuddy kicks off this year's faculty brown bag lunch series on March 20 in PDR 1, from 12:30-200 with "Writing Research as Process: Designing Assignments to Enhance Exploration and Critical Thought." Molly will talk to faculty about ways of sequencing writing assignments so that students can identify questions and explore ideas […] More »
  • Campana's Olympian Writing: The Honors Thesis Pizza Jam

    Tweet this: Campana's Honors Help, Handouts and Hummus today @5 in Greenaway. Professor Connie Campana will host a revising and editing workshop for all Honors Thesis writers today, February 19 in the Library's Greenaway Room from 5-6. Writers are asked to bring at least 5 pages of their works-in-progress and to come with questions and […] More »
  • February Warm-Up: Teaching Research Writing

    This February, Wheaton-Emerson Writing Fellow Molly McGillicuddy will offer a faculty brown bag talk on breaking down the research writing process for students. Molly will discuss how faculty can scaffold assignments in a way that emphasizes writing processes. She'll also share samples of assignment sequences. Once we have a precise date and location for Molly's […] More »