The Wonderful World of Writing Centers

On October 30 through November 1, five undergraduate students who work in the Center for Writing Excellence and their director, Alan Benson, presented research at the International Writing Centers Association/National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing conference in Orlando, Florida. As part of their work in the CWE, these students – Hannah Brandel, Alexandria Herrera,…

NACLO comes to UWEC!

During the semester, four UWEC Language Studies and English-Linguistics students have been hosting monthly training sessions for middle-school and high-school students interested in competing in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO). NACLO is a computational linguistics competition, held annually, in which students solve linguistic puzzles while learning about language and enhancing their logic skills.This…

Trends in the Internationalization of Higher Education

Elizabeth Redden, international issues journalist for Inside Higher Education, will be on campus Thursday and Friday, the 25th and 26th of September, to speak about internationalization of curriculum, international students, study abroad, and more topics in higher education. Redden will give a presentation, “Trends in the Internationalization of Higher Education,” on Thursday, September 25th at…

15th Annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival

It’s that time again for the annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival! This year we’ll celebrate its fifteenth anniversary with a packed schedule. Events include visits from over twenty authors, readings, and meals with authors. On Saturday, September 27th, prose and poetry writing workshops for grades 6-8 will take place. The main festival events, which include…