In 2010 a group of teachers from across Minnesota came together to encourage the creation of writing centers everywhere. Now called the E-12 Writing Centers Collective, this group has been inspired, nurtured, and supported by the UMN Center for Writing.
For alumna Austyn Rask, her technical writing and communications major combined the things she loves: science and writing. From the skills she developed as part of her degree, she now helps organizations that want to create bridges of understanding between generations.
The students, led by Jason Tham, Ann Hill Duin, and Daniel Stambler, collaborated with Decimal Lab to explore the emergence of breakthroughs in the technological field that help to facilitate technical communication.
For over a decade, Barbara has consistently provided foundational support for the department through her exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, financial management abilities, and advocacy for employees in the department.
This past summer the Minnesota Writing Project launched writing camps for middle school students. These camps provide opportunities for students to gain valuable writing skills that become a part of their daily life—even in the bathroom.
Meet the Department of Writing Studies’ newest faculty member, Dr. Molly Kessler. Her research investigates the intersection of writing and the healthcare industry, and she’s a great professor to boot!
How does a liberal arts education help you prepare for a dynamic career? Lauren Holly, a proud liberal arts student, is a senior studying technical writing and communication with a sub-plan of biology and health sciences. Read about this Charles & Myrtle Stroud Scholarship recipient.
Check out this article by RSTC alum (2010) Anthony Arrigo in USA Today regarding the technical, financial, legal, and political problems facing a proposal for a hydropower storage system connected to the Hoover Dam.