Behind the Scenes at the International Poetry Reading

For nine years, Professors Audrey Fessler and Jeff Vahlbusch have organized the International Poetry Reading. Each year students, faculty and members of the Eau Claire community have gathered on campus to experience the beauty of language by hearing poetry in many different languages. This year’s poetry reading was held April 22 in the Ojibwe Grand Ballroom.…

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,…

Welcome to Centennial

The Afterword would like to extend an official welcome to all from Centennial Hall, which is now up and running. We are especially pleased to present a gallery of the new home for the humanities (and of course, Einstein Bros. Bagels) because we were right there in Centennial at its beginning (check out our Virtual…