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Graduate Research/Write-In

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Lawrence Write-In
 



Upcoming Graduate/Research Write-ins:

Saturday, October 21

Lawrence Campus, 10am-5pm, Watson Library, 4th Floor (Check-in Room 410, Consultations Room 410A)

Workshops will include:

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Formatting (2-3pm): This workshop will teach you quick solutions for creating your title and acceptance pages, inserting properly formatted page numbers, captioning tables, and more. If you're just starting out, you can build your own template for future use. Specific workshop topics include: general information about the thesis/dissertation process; content order, title and acceptance pages; page numbering; building an automatic table of contents using heading styles; generating a table of contents, captioning figures, equations, tables, and more; embedding fonts; converting to PDF.


 

Graduate Research/Write-In Overview

Write-ins provide a large block of time during which to focus, relax and get some writing done. Whether you are preparing for your comprehensive exams, writing your dissertation or dissertation prospectus, editing a paper for publication, writing a book review or fellowship application, we invite you to join us. Attendees often appreciate the opportunity to write in a community setting and the energy and helpfulness of staff from the KU Writing Center and KU Libraries.


Who should attend?

All KU graduate students are invited to spend the day writing with us.

What to expect:

Our goal is to offer a pleasant space conducive to clear thinking and effective writing. We offer an environment without distractions, one that will allow you (should you wish) to connect with other graduate students who are committed to their academic and professional writing. Staff from the KU Writing Center and from KU Libraries are also available for on-site consultations and give optional workshops on a variety of subjects.

A Typical Write-In Day:

10:00 am: Register

10:00-5:00 pm: Write, attend workshops, meet with a writing consultant and/or librarian

Special Accommodations

Any person needing special accommodations to participate in the KU Writing Center Graduate Write-In should contact Andrew Shoemaker.


If you have any questions please contact us by email at writing@ku.edu or by phone at 785-864-2399.


Testimonials

It was like I got a new battery. -- Jane Irungu, Write-In Alum

The most productive work that I remembered getting done... --Lee Kruger, Write-In Alum  

As a graduate student, I feel greatly encouraged and inspired. A rewarding experience. Thank you very much! Really appreciate your time and effort.

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