Michael Larson in the Portland Review

Congratulations to Michael Larson whose essay “Of God and Water” about his experience volunteering with the relief effort after the 2011 Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami was just published in the Winter 2015 issue of Portland Review.

Publishing Articles: What, Where, When, and How

Friday, February 27 | 12 p.m. | Curtin Hall 368

Passing of the Torch

Sunday, February 22 | 2 p.m. | Woodland Pattern Book Center

Brittany Cavallaro, Author of Girl-King

Thursday, February 19 | 7 p.m. | Boswell Book Company

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Friday-Saturday, February 20-21 | UWM

Avery Edenfield Presents in Kansas City

Congratulations to Avery Edenfield and Fredrik O. Andersson whose proposal, “The emergence of the dominant coalition: a case study of the Riverwest Public House Cooperative,” was accepted for the upcoming conference, Complications and Conundrums: The New Era of Research on… Read More

Fred Jandt Presents at UW-Stout Menomonie

Congratulations to Professional and Technical Writing graduate student Fred Jandt whose proposal “Internet Gremlins: Unchecked Hashtag Growth and Digital Evolution Conundrums” was accepted for the 2015 Computers and Writing Conference!

United We Read: Student/Faculty Reading Series

The third installment of United We Read: Student/Faculty Reading Series. Creative Writing Professor and poet Brenda Cárdenas will be joined by graduate students Tom Vollman, Lindsay Daigle, and Michael Larson. It will be a stimulating evening of prose and poetry, as well as visual imagery accompanying some of the readings.

The event is on Friday, February 13, 7p.m. – 8p.m. at Woodland Pattern Bookstore (720 East Locust Street).

Business Writing Challenge Recognition Event

The ceremony is intended to honor the winners of the Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 Business Writing Challenge, which encourages and rewards excellence in Business Writing. Students are notified of the competition early in the semester and are encouraged to work toward achieving a nomination to participate by their instructor.

All participants receive a certificate of participation, and the winners receive cash prizes and copies of The Business Writer’s Handbook, courtesy of Prof. Emeritus Gerald Alred and Bedford/St. Martin’s Press. Support is also provided by anonymous donors, the English Department, and the UWM Foundation.

Please join us in celebration for the Professional Writing Program’s annual Business Writing Award Ceremony. The ceremony will recognize this year’s winners and participants. The speakers will be Prof. Emeritus Gerald Alred, Carolyn Washburne, and Mariann Maris.

The ceremony is on Friday, February 13, from 10:30 a.m. -11:30 p.m. at the Hefter Center and includes a brief program and refreshments.

College Possible for English Majors

Friday, February 6 | 2 p.m. | Curtin 368, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee