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Writing Center News

The Writing Center consults with writers at any level of expertise to help them develop their own strategies for making informed choices.

Current Writing Center News

Erin Zimmerman, director of the UNLV Writing Center leaning on a railing.
People | January 25, 2021

Writing isn’t a talent of a select few; it’s a skill we all can improve upon, says the new director of the UNLV Writing Center.

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Campus News | December 8, 2020

UNLV replaces remedial courses with “corequisite” courses so incoming students don't fall behind before they even start college.

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Research | October 19, 2020

Doctoral student Maryam Mohiedden Rad left behind life as an attorney to pursue her academic interests in a program unique to UNLV.

Alice Hasings standing next to a cactus
People | April 13, 2020

The Honors College’s new academic advisor dishes on remote work, flying pizza, and making strong connections on campus.

Recent Writing Center Accomplishments

August 5, 2020
Erin Zimmerman (Writing Center) published an article, "Locating Visual Communication across Disciplines: How Visual Instruction in Composition Textbooks differs from that in Science-writing Textbooks" in Across the Disciplines. This study compares how a corpus of 60 science writing textbooks and composition textbooks address visual communication...
September 25, 2018
Jay Nietling (Physics and Astronomy), Katelyn DiBenedetto (Graduate College), Anabel Chavva (Service Learning & Leadership), Sara Tajalli (Writing Center), Shanna Kinzel (Student Union & Event Services), and Jill Zimbelman (Research and Economic Development) are this year's recipients of the Professional Development Awards. These $500...