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English Department Award Winners

Congratulations to the Department of English’s award winning faculty! Morrill Professor The title of Morrill Professor is conferred on a faculty member who has exhibited excellence in undergraduate or graduate teaching or extension and outreach programs and who has demonstrated outstanding performance in at least one other area of faculty responsibility. Nominees must hold the … Continue reading English Department Award Winners

Debra Marquart wins a 2021 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship

Congratulations to Debra Marquart, Iowa Poet Laureate and faculty member in the Creative Writing and the Environment program, on winning a 2021 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship.  The fellowships are “given to honor poets of literary merit appointed to serve in civic positions and to enable them to undertake meaningful, impactful, and innovative projects … Continue reading Debra Marquart wins a 2021 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship

Department faculty teach 5,272 participants in the “Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom” course!

We are pleased to announce that the Iowa State University-developed Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom (https://www.openenglishprograms.org/MOOC) ended for 5,272 participants on August 23, 2021. This MOOC was offered as part of the Online Professional English Network (OPEN), which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State … Continue reading Department faculty teach 5,272 participants in the “Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom” course!

Congratulations to our Summer ’21 Graduates

Congratulations to the following graduate students in the Department of English who received their M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D. degrees this Summer. Daniel Henke, PhD. in Rhetoric & professional Communication — Telling stories of critical unearthings: A two-part research study examining narrative in first-year composition and dominant knowledge production Anton Neretin, MA in Teaching English as … Continue reading Congratulations to our Summer ’21 Graduates

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Charlie Kostelnick Receives Frank R. Smith Award for Outstanding Journal Article

This summer, Charlie Kostelnick was awarded the Frank R. Smith Award for Outstanding Journal Article (for the journal Technical Communication) for “The Art of Visual Design: The Rhetoric of Aesthetics in Technical Communication.”  Technical Communication 67.4 (2020): 6-27.  Society for Technical Communication, May 2021. Here is the text of the certificate: The Society for Technical … Continue reading Charlie Kostelnick Receives Frank R. Smith Award for Outstanding Journal Article