UWM English Professor Liam Callanan’s novel, Paris by the Book, was selected an outstanding book by an author with a Wisconsin connection by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee. Paris by the Book will be included on Outstanding Achievement lists that will be… Read More
Please join us on May 11, 2017 at 3:30pm in Curtin Hall 368 for our English Department’s 2017 Spring Awards Ceremony! The ceremony recognizes the accomplishments and continued success of our graduate students and more.
Michael Larson, Hay in Summer
Prose Runner Up:
Sherri Hoffman, Stained With Lime
Ae Hee Lee, An Astral Death
Ae Hee Lee
Danielle DeVasto, Negotiating Matters of Concern: Expertise, Uncertainty, and Agency in Rhetoric of Science
Richard Horowitz, a UWM English Lecturer, has been nominated for a 2016 Chicago-Midwest Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The nomination is in recognition of Horowitz’s weekly commentaries for “InterCHANGE,” MPTV’s recently departed public-affairs show, in the “Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent: Program Correspondent/Narrator/Performer” category.
This is Horowitz’s eighth Emmy nomination; he already owns two, which are currently keeping company on a bedroom shelf with a pair of softball trophies.
Congratulations, Richard, and best of luck on the night of the awards ceremony!
The English Department is delighted to share the good news that several of its members will be recognized at this year’s UWM FallAwards Ceremony, Wednesday, October 5 at 2pm in the Union’s Wisconsin Room.
Congratulations to all, and thanks to the members of the department who nominated many of these colleagues for recognition.
Sukanya Banerjee, Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award
Dylan Barth (Learning Technology Center and English Ph.D.), UWM Academic Staff Outstanding Performance and Service Award
Meg Noodin Office of Research / UWM Foundation Research Award
Casey O’Brien (Women’s and Gender Studies and English Ph.D.), UWM Academic Staff Outstanding Teaching Award
Deb Siebert Joanne Lazirko Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology
Please join us for the Spring 2016 Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 12,2016 from 3:30-5:00 in Curtin 368. The ceremony recognizes the accomplishments and continued success of our graduate students. It also gives us the opportunity to confer our new undergraduate scholarships and faculty teaching awards. Reception to follow.
Congratulations to our undergraduate students who have been selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa.
Election to membership as a senior requires a minimum GPA of 3.6, while election as a junior requires a minimum GPA of 3.8. In addition, students selected for membership must have satisfied Phi Beta Kappa distribution requirements in language, mathematics, humanities, social and natural sciences.
Phi Beta Kappa is a highly prestigious national honor; membership is recognized by graduate programs and employers as a mark of excellence. https://www.pbk.org/web
The initiation ceremony and reception will be held in the UWM Union’s Wisconsin Room on Wednesday, April 27 at 5 p.m. Please send an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
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.