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The Graduate Writing Center provides several workshops each semester to help graduate students learn about a variety of writing topics. You can also visit our YouTube Channel to view filmed workshops.

Here, you will find handouts and PowerPoint slides from our most popular workshops. You can use them to better understand writing points on your own or to refresh your memory of a recent workshop.

We also recommend that you check out the resources offered by the Career Services CenterEPPIC (English for Professional Purposes Intercultural Center), the Office of Graduate Fellowships, and the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence.

Application Writing

Cover Letters and Résumés (Fall 2017)

CVs, Personal Statements, and Research Statements

CVs and Résumés

Message Box: Telling a Research Story

New Media Professional Networking

Publishing Research Articles

Full Overview

Snapshot of Publishing

Revising for Audience: Coherence & Clarity

Academic Writing

Academic Genre Guide

Abstract Writing

Coherence in Academic Writing

Communication for Researchers ~ ©Michael Alley

Presenting Your Research

Writing about Your Research

Drafting & Revising Academic Writing

Introductions & Conclusions

Forming Writing Groups


Literature Reviews

Latest Edition: Strategies for Writing Literature Reviews

Recorded Edition: Writing Literature Reviews

Rhetoric of Academic Writing

Style in Academic Writing

Starting the New Year in Style

Style and Craft of Academic Writing

Thesis, Dissertation, and Conference Proposals

Writing in English as a Nonnative Language


Overcoming Writer’s Block