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Writing Programs for Graduate Students

The Hume Center for Writing and Speaking offers extensive support for graduate students writing theses, dissertations, conference papers, job talks, articles, research and fellowship applications, and more. Experienced lecturers and graduate students with writing expertise can help you with all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming to revising.

One-to-One Consultations

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Appointments are available for 50-minute sessions with lecturers or graduate tutors to work on writing projects (course work, dissertations, job materials, etc.) or digital media projects (visual presentation of research in slides, video, etc.).

Dissertation Boot Camp

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Need a chance to make some serious progress on your dissertation, master’s thesis, or other graduate writing project? Participate in our popular Dissertation Boot Camp!

Graduate Workshops

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Writing workshops provide graduate students from all disciplines with general writing strategies, as well as support for specific writing tasks, like research statements, journal articles, multimedia presentations, and more.

Campus Resources

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Find support for writing from other programs and centers on campus, including English for Foreign Students, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Career Development Center.