Second Year MFA Student Crystal Stone Publications, Tedx Talk

Second year MFA student, Crystal Stone, has been busy publishing this year, as well as giving a Tedx talk!  Check out her great work this year at the following links. https://poetry.arizona.edu/blog/defense-timely-rather-timeless-poetry?fbclid=IwAR3iMJv99aRlWCgqrO5WJ6orDs-3H32GK34ANbLAE1dCog2lhweRSfhC9cA http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/…/poetry-take-it-from-a-rufous-c… http://www.drunkmonkeys.us/…/2/poetry-first-fig-crystal-sto… https://occulum.net/20…/8/…/transformation-by-crystal-stone/ https://newversenews.blogspot.com/…/fox-news-remembers-aret…

Keygan Sands Delivers Paper in Czech Republic

Second year MFA student, Keygan Sands, delivered a paper, “Apocalyptic Visions: N. K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky and the Sociocultural Origins of the Anthropocene” at a conference on Fantasy and Myth in the Anthropocene in October 2018.  The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts was the sponsoring organization for the conference.

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

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

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

Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship

Zara Chowdhary won the prized Parent-Writer Fellowship at the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.  The Parent-Writer Fellowships are intended to give parents the time and financial support to devote a week to themselves and their writing. Zara shared, “I just got back from the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard … Continue reading Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship

PhD RPC Students, Tina Coffelt Present at ABC Conference

PhD students in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program (L-R) Bremen Vance, Mariah Kemp, Amanda Arp, Samantha Cosgrove, George Standifer, and Associate Professor Tina Coffelt presented Measuring Business Communication: Including Diverse Skills at the Association for Business Communication (ABC) conference in Miami, FL October 24-26, 2018.  Bremen Vance and Samantha Cosgrove also received Graduate Student … Continue reading PhD RPC Students, Tina Coffelt Present at ABC Conference

Matthew Baker, PhD graduate in RPC, wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Matthew Baker, a PhD graduate in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program, won the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award earlier this year at the Association for Business Communication’s 83rd Annual International Conference.  This award is presented annually to the outstanding dissertation or thesis in the area of business communication written as part of a doctoral program.  … Continue reading Matthew Baker, PhD graduate in RPC, wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Elizabeth Lee Receives ISU Brown Fellowship Award for 2018-19

Elizabeth Lee, a 4th year PhD student in Applied Linguistics and Technology, was awarded the ISU Brown Fellowship for the 2018-19 academic year. This award is granted to deserving recipients aiming to enhance their research in their disciplinary area. Elizabeth is developing and evaluating classroom-based and program-level L2 reading assessments. With the support of the … Continue reading Elizabeth Lee Receives ISU Brown Fellowship Award for 2018-19

Caroliena Cabada Awarded Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing in 2018-19

Caroliena Cabada, MFA Graduate Student in Creative Writing and the Environment, has been awarded the 2018-19 Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing. Caroliena’s fiction writings primarily focus on intergenerational conflict, climate change, being Filipino-American, and food (a lot of food). She has been published in New York University’s oldest literary magazine, The Minetta Review, as … Continue reading Caroliena Cabada Awarded Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing in 2018-19