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Strengthening students’ digital literacy is aim of new initiatives, resources on campus

Sep. 8, 2017—Enhancing Vanderbilt students’ digital literacy and providing resources to help them become thoughtful contributors to digital discourse is the aim of a new university committee as well as a number of efforts currently underway on campus.

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Writing Studio and Tutoring Services relocate to 1801 Edgehill Ave.

Aug. 20, 2015—Two Vanderbilt student academic support services have moved to a new location. The Writing Studio and Tutoring Services have relocated from Alumni Hall to 1801 Edgehill Ave., Suite 112, next to the Curb Center.

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New lunchtime series will explore how to teach writing

Sep. 6, 2013—“Teaching. Writing. Learning," a monthly lunchtime conversation series, is open to anyone who teaches writing at Vanderbilt.

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What’s your story? Vanderbilt mobile video booth collects and shares personal stories

Nov. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt Curb Creative Campus Initiative have launched a highly customizable mobile video booth designed to collect and share real-time, authentic stories and voices.

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Fourth annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium March 25

Mar. 6, 2012—Creativity and the written word will be celebrated at Vanderbilt’s fourth annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium. The event will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at The Commons Center. The symposium will feature Vanderbilt students presenting and discussing their writing projects from across the disciplines. The event will include remarks by Associate...

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Five minutes with Writing Studio assistant director Gary Jaeger

Nov. 12, 2011—Gary Jaeger could probably improve the writing in this magazine standing on his head. A philosopher, writing coach and yogi, Jaeger serves as the assistant director of the Writing Studio and senior lecturer in the philosophy department, as well as a yoga instructor at 12 South Yoga in Nashville. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy...

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Applications being accepted for Dissertation Writers’ Retreat

Apr. 25, 2011—Ph.D. students often use their summers to make significant headway on their dissertations. This June, the Writing Studio will facilitate that progress for 15 dissertation writers by providing a structured environment for five days of writing and revision. Setting aside this time to focus intensely on the dissertation can help either to kick start or...

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Video: “Motivation, Creativity and (Not) Writing”

Nov. 5, 2010—Watch video of Paul Silvia speaking about “Motivation, Creativity, and (Not) Writing,” Nov. 4 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center. Silvia, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the author of How to Write A Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, Exploring the Psychology of...

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