International Scholarships Workshop

Learn about Boren Awards, FLAS Fellowships, Fulbright Scholarships, Schwarzman, and more awards for foreign language or international study programs at this workshop on Tuesday, November 14th from 12:00-1:00PM in 1418 Van Hise Hall.

This workshop will be facilitated by the Office of Undergraduate Academic Awards, the Institute for Regional and International Studies Awards Office, and International Academic Programs. Staff from each unit will share information about a variety of campus-wide and nationally competitive scholarships with a focus on awards for foreign language or international studies.

Pizza will be served!

Exploring Careers Regardless of Major

Everyone wants to land a great opportunity when they graduate. Regardless of your major or year in school, you’re probably starting to consider what’s next. In this workshop, we’ll explore what post-college opportunities look like; help you explore your values, skills, and interests to gain insight into opportunities that might be a good fit for you; and discuss how to increase your chances of success with any major. Sign up for this workshop here.

Greater University Tutoring Service

GUTS is the largest tutoring service on campus. The Transitions Program holds informational panel sessions for undergraduate students to have their questions answered by current graduate and professional students. It also allows the undergraduate students to hear about first-hand experiences of graduate student life. There are panel-style seminars assist undergraduate students in understanding the graduate and professional school application process.

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Undergraduate Peer Workshop for Publication

Under the guidance of an experienced doctoral-level teaching assistant, undergraduate students enrolled in this workshop will receive ongoing support as they work through the stages of publication, from selecting a target journal to revising their drafts. Participants will attend an orientation and meet weekly with a group of their peers to receive feedback on their progress.

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please fill out the following survey by September 25th: register here.  

Writing Center staff with be in touch with you soon to confirm a time and place for the orientation. If you have questions, please email Mia at

If you have any questions, or are unable to attend either orientation meeting, but would still like to be involved, please email Stephanie at

Senior Thesis Writing Groups

The Writing Center organizes small, student-led groups that bring together senior thesis writers from across the university. At welcoming and relaxed weekly meetings, seniors will share and discuss drafts of their thesis, give and receive feedback, and hold each other accountable for making progress. A Writing Center instructor will attend the initial meeting for each senior thesis writing group, help the group decide its goals and meeting schedule, and be in touch with the group over the course of the academic year to offer advice and support. Consistent participation from each group member is key to a productive and enjoyable writing group experience.

Orientation meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 26 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in room 6172and Wednesday, September 27 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in room 6172 on the 6th floor of Helen C. White Hall. (You only need to attend one of these orientations.) If you’re interested in joining a group or just learning more, please RSVP for an upcoming orientation meeting by completing this short online survey:

If you have any questions, or are unable to attend either orientation meeting, but would still like to be involved, please email Stephanie at