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Workshops & Events

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 301U | Mondays beginning September 11 | 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 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 Grantwriting
Alden Library 301U | September 19, 2017 | 3:00-4:00 PM

Need to secure a grant to fund your research? This workshop will provide a basic introduction to grantwriting, including tips and strategies that apply to a variety of grantwriting situations. Space is limited. Please RSVP to by September 15.

Writing Literature Reviews
Alden Library 301U | October 4, 2017 | 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. Space is limited. Please RSVP to by October 2.

Crafting a Personal Statement
Alden Library 301U | November 15, 2017 | 3:00-4:00 PM

If you're working on graduate school applications, join us for a quick overview on writing personal statements before the winter break begins. Space is limited. Please RSVP to by November 13.

Long Night Against Procrastination
Alden Library 4th Floor | December 4, 2017 | 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.