Summer Writing Workshop – “Between the Lines: Peace and the Writing Experience”The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP) invites young Russian writers to apply to participate in a two-week summer cultural exchange program calledHow do Academic Challenges Evolve throughout a Student’s Career?The journey of a student from kindergarten to university is no less than a Hollywood movie. There are crisis, success, failure and even joy – which make the academic career of a student worth cherisACW Spring-Summer Webinar SeriesMay 10, 2018 Academic Coaching and Writing (ACW) supports and guides graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty members, staff, and administrators to advance the
On April 10th, 2019 NUST MISIS Academic Writing University Center hosted the workshop on “Writing for Publication”. Continue reading
Presentation “Writing for Publication” and a follow-up workshop on the principles of clear research writing (10 April 2019). The presenter will show information from research on the differences in the writing style of non-native speakers of English that may influence decisions by editors and peer reviewers. This research points to specific steps writers can take to make their writing better match the expectations of journal editors. The event will take place at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (Moscow). Continue reading
Ufa, Russia, is home to the country’s first Access group, launched in 2004. In the same school building where it all began, English Language Fellow Johanna Campbell was welcomed by the program’s current Bashkir students in the region’s traditional costume, presenting their native Chak-Chak desert tower of local honey-laden pastry.
Academic writing is something that even well-established, native authors have difficulty with. Imagine the plight of non-native aspirants! Writing may be an art that may come naturally to a few, but academic writing is a whole different ball game altogether. Academic writing is a developed skill. Continue reading
The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP) invites young Russian writers to apply to participate in a two-week summer cultural exchange program called Between the Lines (BTL). Three young writers from Russia will join 30 other students from all over the world and 10 American writers for a residency and workshop program in Iowa City on July 13-27, 2019. Continue reading
The journey of a student from kindergarten to university is no less than a Hollywood movie. There are crisis, success, failure and even joy – which make the academic career of a student worth cherishing. However, there are challenges in every step that make the journey miserable for the students at times. Continue reading