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…

The Tess Osonye Onwueme Collection

The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire was honored to recognize a special gift from dramatist, playwright, and professor Tess Onwueme on October 18.  Dr. Onwueme joined the English department at UWEC in 1994 as the first Distinguished Professor of Cultural Diversity and later assumed the position of University Professor of Global Letters in 2010.…