Category: Graduate Student News

Grad Student Wellness Day

English Dept. graduate students are invited to participate in Grad Student Wellness Day, Wednesday, November 10th, 9am-4pm (drop-in) in Ross 212. There will be various wellness activities from art therapy, aroma therapy, mind puzzles, journaling, and much more! A guided relaxation session will occur from 1-2pm. Tea, cocoa, and cookies will also be provided. Feel … Continue reading Grad Student Wellness Day

November 10, 2021, 9:00am-4:00pm | Ross 212

Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program.

Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program. From the Iowa Center for the Book website — “Established in 2003, the All Iowa Reads program is one of the first projects to be provided by the Iowa Center for the … Continue reading Rachel Mans McKenny’s, (MA English), novel “The Butterfly Effect” has been chosen as the adult selection for the 2022 All Iowa Reads program.

Grad Connections Research Grant Award Winner Showcase

Join us to hear the winners of the 2021 Research Grants present their research. “Say that again?” An exploratory study of face coverings and speech perception for native and nonnative speakers of English.  Agata Guskaroska, Erik Goodale, Sebnum Kurt, Emily Dux Speltz, April Tan Extending our Understanding of Unpublished Academic Writing: The Creation of a … Continue reading Grad Connections Research Grant Award Winner Showcase

December 1, 2021, 1:00-2:00pm

Grad Connections PART Peer Mentoring Lunch

All PART mentors and first year graduate students are invited to meet up for lunch and conversation. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP so we know how many people to expect. Feel free to come and go but please communicate with your mentor/mentee so you can be sure to connect!

October 20, 2021, 12:50-2:00pm | Ross 120

Grad Connections Grant Writing Workshop

Join us for a CCE led grant writing workshop. Gain valuable skills and insights into the grant writing process. This session will count as one of the grant writing opportunities you can take in order to be eligible to submit your application for the Departmental Research Grant Award.

October 8, 2021, 1:00-2:00pm | Online via WebEx

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!