Staff Spotlight: Marjani Hawkins

In this feature, we invite you to get to know Marjani Hawkins, our Marketing Content Specialist and Editor! In this interview, she outlines her role at the Graduate College, her passion for writing and expanding her skill set.

Embracing Writing as a Process

Next up, in the series on successful writing strategy, I examine how to become accustomed to the writing process - which is another essential practice when crafting a winning application.

5 lessons on grant writing for postdocs

In June, we wrapped up a series of workshops on Grant Writing, led by Dr. Lisa Nielsen from Purdue University. Before Dr. Nielsen became the Director of the Postdoc Office at Purdue, she was an experienced grant writer and was able to deliver training for grant writing specifically designed for postdocs. 

Cindy Lee on being an Asian American during the COVID-19 pandemic

On February 10, 2021, Cindy Lee, an ASU graduate student in the Master of Liberal Studies program focusing on personal essay and narrative nonfiction writing, published her first essay in Transformations,  a joint project of the ASU Narrative Storytelling Initiative and the Los Angeles Review of Books.  In “Am I a Conditional American,” Lee writes about her recent experience as an Asian American living in Scottsdale, Arizona during the COVID-19 epidemic.


Register for a summer writing camp for graduate students

Do you want to improve your academic writing and research skills? Register for a Summer Graduate Writing Camp

Fall 2020 Graduate Workshop Series; Dates and info on virtual workshops designed to support grad students

Join the Graduate Academic Support Center for their Fall 2020 Graduate Workshop Series. 

The series includes a range of writing and statistics workshops that are designed to support graduate students as they pursue advanced degrees and future employment. These workshops are offered throughout the fall semster and will be held via Zoom. Students who register for workshops but cannot attend live can receive a copy of the recording to view later. Read all about upcoming workshops and register below!