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Welcome to Writing Across the Curriculum at

George Mason University!

These are the services that we provide:

  • Support for faculty writing instructors across the curriculum
  • Consultations, workshops, and resources for teachers of writing in all disciplines
  • Coordination of “Writing Intensive” (WI) courses
  • Research on writing in the disciplines
  • Assessment of writing courses across Mason

Please visit our FacebookTwitter, and The Writing Campus blog pages for current news and activities from Mason WAC!


NEWS

  • September 2014:  AND AGAIN!  For the 13th year in a row, Mason is one of only 11 schools on the U.S. News & World Report best-of list for Writing in the Disciplines. Ranked alongside programs at Harvard, Princeton, and Duke Universities, Mason WAC is proud to be recognized for its contributions to writing excellence. News story here.
  • July 14, 2014: WAC Director Michelle LaFrance and English faculty member Steven J. Corbett are featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education!  “A 21st-Century Attendance Policy” explores how to take roll in college classes.
  • June 2014: We live-blogged the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota!  Please take a look at some highlights on our Twitter and Facebook pages.
  • September 2013: Take a look at WAC Director Michelle LaFrance’s recent coauthored article in The Chronicle of Higher Education“It’s the Little Things That Count in Teaching.”

WAC EVENTS

OCTOBER BROWN BAG

From Concept to Cover: Strategies for Manuscript Projects and Publication
Location: Research Hall 161
Date: October 31, 2014
Time: 1:30-2:30 pm

Dr. Peter Stearns, Provost Emeritus, and Dr. Michael Malouf, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs (English), will speak on how best to approach publishers, work through review and revisions, and finalize a book project.

No sign up required!

NOVEMBER BROWN BAG

Plagiarism Prevention Strategies
Location: Research Hall 161
Date: November 7, 2014
Time: 1:30-2:30 pm

Dr. Greg Robinson (CVPA) and LaShonda Anthony (Director of the Office of Academic Integrity) will speak on preventing plagiarism in assignment design and new developments in Mason’s honor code.

No sign up required!

CONTACT US

PHONE
(703) 993-1187

EMAIL
wac@gmu.edu

MAIL STOP
3E4

LOCATION
Fairfax Campus
George Mason University
4400 University Ave.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Robinson Hall A, Room 416

TWITTER
@writingcampus

FACEBOOK
Mason WAC Facebook Page

BLOG
The Writing Campus