Megan Carlson, University of Michigan, as winner of a 2018 CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award*

Posted January 19, 2018 3:31 pm

Urbana, IL – 1/2/2018 – Megan Carlson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has won a 2018 CCCC Disability in College Composition Travel Award. The Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) is a constituent organization within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Carlson is one of 6 recipients of this award. CCCC sponsors…Read more

Michelle Sprouse receives research fellowship from Open Education Group*

Posted July 18, 2017 9:23 am

Michelle Sprouse, has been named a 2017–2018 research fellow with the Open Education Group. Sprouse was one of 27 research fellows selected for this honor from a very strong applicant pool. Recipients are part of a fellowship program that lasts for 18 months. With an increasing number of educators and students using open education resources,…Read more

Look for Aubrey Schiavone’s articles are in the new College English!

Posted April 19, 2017 2:23 pm

Aubrey Schiavone’s articles are in the new College English! “Consumption, Production, and Rhetorical Knowledge in Visual and Multimodal Textbooks” and “Mutual Adjustments: Learning from and Responding to Transfer Student Writers,” by a team of current and former Sweetland researchers led by Anne Ruggles Gere.

English and Education’s James Hammond is a Humanities Institute Graduate Student Fellow for 2017-2018*

Posted April 19, 2017 1:59 pm

The Institute for the Humanities, founded in 1987, promotes interdisciplinary research and discourse in the humanities and the arts. The central function of the institute is to form an intellectual community of faculty and graduate student fellows from various departments who will spend a year in residence in the institute pursuing their research and participating…Read more

Join us in congratulating, James Hammond a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Recipient for 2017-2018*

Posted March 1, 2017 12:52 pm

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards granted by the Rackham Graduate School. Doctoral candidates who expect to graduate within six years since beginning their degrees are eligible to apply, and the strength and quality of their dissertation abstract, publications and presentations, and recommendations are all taken into consideration when granting…Read more

Rackham Graduate School’s 2016 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards*

Posted February 24, 2017 3:52 pm

Dr. Ruth Anna Spooner’s dissertation has been chosen for Honorable Mention among those that were nominated for the Rackham Graduate School’s 2016 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards. She was nominated for this recognition of scholarly excellence from among the many students who completed doctoral degrees last year at the University of Michigan. Nominees like Ruth Anna…Read more

CONGRATULATIONS to Aubrey Schiavone*

Posted April 11, 2016 1:30 pm

CONGRATULATIONS to Aubery Schiavone a travel grant award recipient, who was honored at the Wednesday evening CWPA Reception. Excellence Award: Aubrey Schiavone  “Locating the ‘Learner’ in Learning Transfer: (How) Does Identity Facilitate or Impede Transfer Between Academic and Non-Academic Domains?”