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Reflections on Research - the pointy end of the funnel

At the halfway point of the year, and the 5-month point of my 12-month Fellowship, I thought it a good time to stop and reflect. (I have tried writing one of these posts at the 3-month and 4-month marks but became stuck. 733 more words

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When considering a career, use data as a guide

One of the best sources of information for career planning and guidance comes from the United States government. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) not only reports  on national  224 more words

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Scrawl Season 3, Episode 6: Scrawl Gets Interviewed

On this very special episode of Scrawl, the team talks with Molly Rentscher from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She stops in to talk about her current research for her senior thesis on diversity in Writing Centers.  65 more words

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On Open Access Scholarship

“Open Science, Open Minds.” That’s the slogan of Intech, an online resource with a wealth of science journals (and books) available for download, for free! 133 more words

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What is YOUR favorite Chicago used bookstore?

With the closing of Borders, it’s starting to seem like there are more used bookstores in Chicago than first-hand bookstores. Certainly used bookstores ARE “green” — keeping paper out of landfills — and are exemplars of recycling — paper, of course, but ideas and images too. 317 more words

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Friday Forums in the Loop

On Sept. 30,  the Collaborative for Multilingual Writing and Research (CMWR) held its first Friday Forum of the Fall. As a new CMWR member, I was eager to partake in the meeting. 444 more words

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Research Team to Present at MWCA Conference This Week

Exciting things are happening for the Research Team, not the least of which is our upcoming presentation at this year’s Midwest Writing Centers Association conference. This year the conference is being held in Madison, Wisconsin, and later this week members of the research team will be traveling to the dairy state to present findings from our ongoing research project, PWTARP. 254 more words

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