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The GWRC offers workshops and other events each semester. Common topics include "Writing a Literature Review," "Crafting a Personal Statement," and "Creating Your Job Search Materials." The GWRC's director or tutors may also be able to provide a classroom-based workshop for your students. Please complete the GWRC Presentation and Teaching Request Form.


Write Now! A Dedicated Space for Writing

Alden Library 301P & 301N | Wednesdays beginning September 11, 2019 | 2:00-4:00 PM

If one of your biggest writing challenges is making time, then Write Now is for you. Join us for two hours of dedicated writing. Bring your laptop, headphones, research materials, etc. A tutor will be available to answer questions and we'll have caffeine to keep you going. All members of the OU community are welcome to attend for all or part of the time! No RSVP needed.

Writing in Graduate School

Alden Library 301U | September 9, 2019 | 3:00-4:00 PM

Alden Library 301U | October 3, 2019 | 10:00-11:00 AM

Alden Library 301U | November 6, 2019 | 10:00-11:00 AM

Nervous about writing in grad school? Not sure what will be expected of you? We'll share tips for successful writing and introduce valuable resources. No RSVP needed.

Writing Literature Reviews

Alden Library 301U | October 10, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM

Ready to start writing your literature review? Already started writing and feeling stuck? Join us to learn key functions and fundamental structures of literature reviews. RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by Oct. 7.

Crafting A Personal Statement

Alden Library 301U |  November 4, 2019 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

If you're working on graduate school applications, join us for an introduction to writing personal statements before the winter break begins. RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by Nov. 1

Grant Writing

Alden Library 301U | November 6, 2019 | 1:00-2:00 PM

Need to secure a grant to fund your research? This workshop provides an introduction to grant writing, including tips and strategies that apply to a variety of grant writing situations. RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by Nov. 4 

Long Night Against Procrastination

Alden Library 2nd Floor | December 2, 2019 | 6:00-10:00 PM

Join us for a writing marathon to work on your end-of-semester writing projects. Sponsored by Ohio University Libraries and the GWRC, the Long Night Against Procrastination will offer free walk-in tutoring (25 minute sessions), librarian support, snacks, and writing-related activities. Stop by for all or part of the event. The Long Night Against Procrastination is open to all students, faculty, and staff. No RSVP needed.