English Language Learner Open Houses (September 29, October 20, November 17: 6pm-9pm)

Want to work on your English speaking skills? Need one-on-one help with grammar or writing?

Stop by the North Neighborhood Writing Center in Room 41 of the MSU Union (garden/ground level) for one of our Monday night open houses! You can come whenever you’d like, and stay for as long or as short a time as you’d like—no appointment needed! We’d love to meet you.

Fall 2014 Open Mic Night (Thursday, October 16: 6pm-8pm)

Stay tuned for information about our annual fall open mic! Be sure to think about what music, poetry, magic tricks, interpretive dance, etc. you will want to show off for us in October…

#MidwestHungerIs logoWrite-A-Thon (Saturday, October 18: 1pm-4pm)

How do you experience hunger in your life? How does location affect the ways you experience hunger? Do you want a chance to write it down? Do you want to share your thoughts with your community?

Join us as we travel to various locations on MSU’s campus to write about what hunger means to you, your community, and the Midwest. Click here for more information on this and other #MidwestHungerIs events.

Navigating the PhD (October 11 and November 14, 2014; February 7 and April 11, 2015)

These Navigating the PhD interactive writing workshops are designed to help you develop an individualized plan for graduate writing, especially comprehensive exams, dissertation proposals, and dissertations. For more information on these workshops, please see our Navigating the PhD page, or contact the Graduate School at All NtP workshops run from 9am-4pm, unless otherwise specified.

Navigating the Master’s Degree (September 6, 2014; Spring Semester 2015 dates to be announced)

This interactive writing workshop, given at least once a semester, is designed to help students develop an individualized plan for understanding graduate school more generally and graduate writing more specifically. This workshop is designed for students in both the early and latter years of their master’s degree study.  All Navigating the Master’s workshops run from 1pm-5pm, unless otherwise specified.