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Assistant Professor Prashant Rajan Presents at MIT Innovation Lab Workshop

Assistant Professor Prashant Rajan presented at MIT’s Innovation Lab Workshop on December 4, 2018. His presentation titled “Making when ends don’t meet: Why product innovation by households living on the margins matters”, focused on the need for corporations and governments to facilitate collaboration between users in low-income communities during innovation development. Prashant explained how collaborative innovation … Continue reading Assistant Professor Prashant Rajan Presents at MIT Innovation Lab Workshop

PhD Student in Rhetoric & Professional Communication Wins Best Student Paper

Krista Klocke won best student paper from the American Society for the History of Rhetoric Organization at the National Communication Association conference in Salt Lake City in November.  Krista also presented the paper, titled “Sacred Kairos and Secular Chronos: Angelina Grimke’s Negotiation of the Temporal and Eternal in the ‘Pennsylvania Hall Address,” in the “Virtue, … Continue reading PhD Student in Rhetoric & Professional Communication Wins Best Student Paper

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Michelle Tremmel Publishes Two Poems in Iowa Council of Teachers of English

Michelle Tremmel, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Academic Advisor, recently had two teaching poems published in December in the Iowa Council of Teachers of English, “I Never Thought I’d Be a Writing Teacher” and “Reluctant School Reader’s Lament”. Michelle taught middle and high school English in Michigan for 20 years, and … Continue reading Michelle Tremmel Publishes Two Poems in Iowa Council of Teachers of English

Anik Chartrand Presenting at British Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies Conference

Anik Chartrand, MA student in English Literature, will be presenting her paper titled “Abandonment Issues in the Neglected Village and In the Castle of My Skin” at the British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference (BCPS) in Savannah, Georgia, February 15-16, 2019. The paper is a psychological critique on George Lamming’s Caribbean novel, In the Castle of … Continue reading Anik Chartrand Presenting at British Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies Conference

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Stacy Tye-Williams Participates in Bullying Workshop Series

Professor Stacy Tye-Williams, along with members of the National Communication Association Anti-Bullying Task Force, conducted a workshop series on bullying for hospital employees at the Shriners Hospital in Salt Lake City on November 6, 2018.  Stacy is the co-chair of the task force, which consists of ten other members from universities across the country. The … Continue reading Stacy Tye-Williams Participates in Bullying Workshop Series

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12th Edition Business and Administrative Communication Released

Professor Jo Mackiewicz, Senior Lecturer Jenny Aune, and Professor Emeritus Donna Kienzler co-authored the 12th Edition of Business and Administrative Communication, which was released on September 24, 2018.  Congratulations!   Locker Team                                                                 Jo Mackiewicz, Jenny Aune     

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Lori Peterson, Managing Editor for JBTC, Receives 2018 Honorary Distinguished Service Award

Lori Peterson, Managing Editor for the Journal of Business and Technical Communication, recently won the 2018 Honorary Distinguished Service Award from the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) for her significant contributions to the field.  The CPTSC brings together faculty, administrators, and researchers of technical, professional, and scientific communication.

Recipients of the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) and Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA), Fall 2018

Congratulations to the following graduate students for their awards in research and teaching: Research Excellence Award: Raeann Ritland, Rhetoric & Professional Communication, Major Professor Tina Coffelt Teaching Excellence Awards: Kartika Budhwar, Creative Writing & Environment Joe Geluso, Applied Linguistics & Technology Mike Robbins, Creative Writing & Environment Hagan Whiteleather, Creative Writing & Environment The students … Continue reading Recipients of the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) and Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA), Fall 2018

Fall and Winter Break Main Office Hours

The English main office and support staff will hold the following office hours during fall and winter breaks this year. Fall Break: Monday, November 19-Wednesday, November 21:  7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., with limited staff available. Thursday, November 22-Friday, November 23:  Closed, University Holidays Winter Break: Monday, December 17-Friday, December 21:  7:30 a.m. – 4:00 … Continue reading Fall and Winter Break Main Office Hours

December 24-January 1, 2018