Category: Graduate Student News

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

Ivana Rehman Received the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) from the Graduate Studies Committee for Summer 2021 

Congratulations to graduate student Ivana Rehman (ALT), who received the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) from the Graduate Studies Committee for Summer 2021. The department provides a modest scholarship award to each recipient.  Each also receives a letter, certificate, and honor cord from the ISU president and recognition by ISU at commencement.

Spring 2021 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Award Winners

Graduate Awards AWARD Student Pearl Hogrefe Grants in Creative Writing One or more Pearl Hogrefe Grants in Creative Writing will be awarded during the spring semester to graduate students who show extraordinary promise in creative writing. These awards are open to all graduate students at Iowa State and will be given on the basis of … Continue reading Spring 2021 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Award Winners

REA/TEA Award Winners

Congratulations to the following graduate students!  The following graduate students were awarded the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) and/or the Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) by the Graduate Studies Committee Spring 2021. Awards are offered each semester. Research Excellence Awards recognize students who have outstanding research or creativity in their theses and dissertations and who … Continue reading REA/TEA Award Winners

Allison Durazzi talks about ice cream and why she chose Rhetoric and Professional Communication

By Amanda Ortiz-Pellot Allison Durazzi, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Rhetorical and Professional Communication program at Iowa State University, has dedicated her research to uncover some of the practices and considerations that companies employ when commemorating notable figures or social issues through their products. In this article, she explains her efforts and dives into … Continue reading Allison Durazzi talks about ice cream and why she chose Rhetoric and Professional Communication

Virtual Writing Retreat 

Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows throughout the day. We will do periodic check-ins to help with accountability. Join us to get things done, get support, and have some fun as we move toward finals week!

April 16, 2021, 9:00am-3:00pm

Virtual Writing Retreat 

This writing retreat is intended to bring us together to reach some writing goals as we move through midterms week. Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows throughout the day. We will do periodic check-ins to help with accountability. Join us to get things done, get support, and have some fun!

March 12, 2021, 9:00am-3:00pm