Calendar

WSIP offers a variety of workshops and events to students and the UA community. Check out what's coming up in our calendar below.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: Online (via Zoom)

In this online workshop, we will discuss more advanced issues related to APA style, such as APA definitions (e.g., “self-plagiarism,” “figure” vs. “table,” “seriation,” etc.), heading levels, setting up figures and tables, and the publication process according to APA. We’ll also review how to find the information you need in the APA Manual. You will have an opportunity to ask specific APA-related questions.

Zoom link will be emailed to registrants the morning of this workshop.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 3:00pm
Location: Geronimo Bldg, Room 216

In this workshop, we will review the main elements of resumes, CVs, and cover letters to prepare for the job market.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: Geronimo Bldg., Room 216

In this workshop, we will discuss common writing concerns for second language writers in academia. We will brainstorm strategies and tips, and identify useful resources. 

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
Location: Geronimo 216

In this workshop, we will practice writing concise sentences by eliminating problems such as unclear pronoun references, inconsistent verb tense, and passive voice. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: Geronimo 216

In this workshop, we will discuss how to approach writing a personal statement for graduate school applications, funding awards, and other academic applications. 

Monday, February 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
Location: Geronimo Bldg., Rm. 216

In this workshop, we will review and practice paraphrasing and quoting to incorporate references effectively and correctly. We will consider the roles of summary and analysis in this process. 

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
Location: Geronimo 216

In this workshop, we will learn about various sentence structures and how to use them in academic writing. We will practice writing and editing texts to hone our skills in sentence development.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: Geronimo 216

In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of concise language for grant writing. We will focus on structure, tone, and clarity. 

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
Location: Geronimo 216

In this workshop, we will review useful strategies to increase your academic vocabulary and use it effectively in writing to develop a strong academic voice.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: Geronimo 216

In this workshop, we will discuss what a well-crafted statement should impart about the way we approach diversity and how we work to ensure our spaces are inclusive. Participants will draft diversity statements and work with peers to review and revise.