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Writing in the Disciplines Program

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Events Calendar

The Writing in the Disciplines Program offers programming throughout the year open to all faculty and graduate students who teach. If you are interested in a topic that you don't see here or if you would like programming tailored to your department, contact us at

To register for an event, email, or register online by clicking the link following the event description. To receive email announcements about upcoming events and other WID activities, join our mailing list by emailing with the command SUBSCRIBE WID .


Weekly Writing Retreat

Mondays, August 31 to December 14, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
No retreat on November 23

The retreat is simple: we provide coffee, tea and snacks and a quiet, comfortable place to work. Attend as your schedule permits throughout the semester. No RSVP required.

Sponsored by the Writing in the Disciplines Program, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Bailey/Howe Library.

Location: Fulwiler Room, 302 Bailey/Howe Library

"But I'm going to be a scientist – I don't need to learn to write, right?": Unpacking the myths of writing for science

November 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm

This is the kick off event for the scientific writing series led by Professor Lisa Emerson. Professor Emerson was as a Fulbright Senior Scholar at UVM in 2013. She teaches science writing at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as publishing in the fields of science writing, writing in the disciplines, plagiarism, and New Zealand writing programs. She is an award winning teacher, and won the New Zealand Prime Minister's Supreme Award for Sustained Excellence in Tertiary teaching in 2008.

Registration is not required for this event
Location: Livak Ballroom, Davis Center

This event is part of scientific writing series sponsored by the NBH Initiative

For workshop information and registration, click here or contact for information.

Grant Writing "Brown Bag" Seminars

Last Tuesday of each month from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This series of interactive, monthly "brown bag" discussions will cover a range of grant writing topics from the "nuts and bolts" of how to submit a grant to strategies you can use to improve your success. No RSVP required. Bring your own lunch.

November 24 – Doing your homework: How to find the "right" funding
January 26 – Demystifying the review process
February 23 – Overall best practices for writing your proposal
March 22 – Writing the proposal "pitch" page
April 26 – Justifying your budget
May 17 – What about all of those supporting documents?
June 28 – Electronic grant submission: The nuts and bolts of InfoEd,, Fastlane

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research

For information:
Location: Memorial Lounge (338 Waterman)

Past Events
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