Research Showcase

Join the Department of Writing Studies for the annual Spring Research Showcase! This year’s showcase will be held virtually through short slide presentations and a reception with presenters.

Register to Attend

If you are interested in participating and sharing a project, please fill out this form by Friday, April 1st. Do not hesitate to reach out with any questions. You can connect with us at

Join the Reception

Join us for a virtual reception to connect and discuss on Monday, April 24th, 2023 from 4 - 5:30 pm.

  • 4:00-4:05 pm: Opening remarks
  • 4:05-4:35 pm: First set of presentations
  • 4:35-4:45 pm: Break
  • 4:45-5:15 pm: Second set of presentations
  • 5:15 pm: Closing remarks

Provide Feedback

Give students feedback on their projects using this brief feedback form.

Register to attend


2023 Presentations

  • Rachel Naegele (MS): Web Accessibility Compliance in
  • Shannon Hofer-Pottala (MS): Approaches to Data Visualization in Technical Communication: A Systematic Literature Review
  • Olivia Trout (BS): Expanding TWC Into UX: Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration Between UX Writers and Designers
  • Emily Gresbrink (PhD): Doing Crises Better Together: A Collaborative Case Study Investigating Student Responses to University COVID-19 Digital Risk Communications
  • Michaela Reardon (MS): What Outcomes are Important to Scoliosis Brace Wearers?
  • Shane Rose (MS): Leveraging Subject-Matter Expertise in an Extended Buyer Journey
  • Parker Gangl (BS): Working Towards Accessible Design
  • Grant Elgersma (MS): Structured Content Actor Networks in Organizations
  • Asmita Ghimire (PhD): Transnational Research in Technical Communication
  • Diego Juarez (BS): Know Your Cannabinoid: The Development and Usability Testing of a Public Interest Website
  • Dimitri Persaud (BS): Project TechBack: A Usability Study on Empowering Users


2022 Presentations

Watch last year's playlist, or check out the individual videos below.

BS in Technical Writing and Communication Students

MS in Scientific and Technical Communication Students

First-Year Writing Students

Faculty and Staff