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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 255 | Mondays beginning January 28, 2019 | 4:00-6:00 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 time. 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 events!

Introduction to Grant Writing

Alden Library 255 | February 6, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM

Unsure of how to successfully apply for grants? Join us for a basic introduction to the process as well as genre considerations, essential details, tips, and strategies that can be applied to a variety of grant writing situations. Space is limited. Please RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by Feb 4.

Crafting Cover Letters

Alden 255 |  April 3, 2019 | 2:00-3:00 PM

While brief, cover letters are high-stakes job search writing tasks that require careful consideration. Join us for a quick overview on how to craft effective cover letters across professional contexts. Space is limited. Please RSVP to gwrc@ohio.edu by April 1.  

Long Night Against Procrastination

Alden Library 251 | April 22, 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 of part of the event; no RSVP needed. The Long Night Against Procrastination is open to all students, faculty, and staff.