By Sarah Tinker Perrault, WIC Director
This quarter, WIC lost its founding director, Lisa Ede, and many of us in the program, at OSU, and in the field lost a guiding light. Lisa has been memorialized beautifully by her long-time friend and co-author, Andrea Lunsford. The WIC program is part of Lisa’s enormous legacy, and one of our current projects is to digitize and share the program archives, which date back to the 1980s.
Journal Clubs: An Interview with Dr. Shawn Massoni
By WIC GTA Jessica Alfaqih
Dr. Shawn Massoni is an instructor in the Microbiology and BioHealth Sciences departments at Oregon State University. In this excerpted interview, Dr. Massoni discusses his experience as an undergraduate with journal clubs, and how they afford unique practices for students wanting strong, relevant STEM skills.
2021 WIC Fall Seminar Faculty Recognized
By: Sarah Tinker Perrault, WIC Director
The WIC team is happy to congratulate the thirteen faculty members who completed the 2021 WIC Fall Seminar.
WIC Culture of Writing Awards: A Call for Nominations
Attention WIC faculty!
Remember to identify strong papers from your fall WIC course as possible nominees for the WIC Culture of Writing Award in your discipline.
Units submit nominations by May 23rd, 2022.
2021 Fall Event Series Recap
The WIC team is happy to report on a successful Fall event series throughout our ongoing remote modality. Each of this term’s events is summarized below, and you can access more information and documentation from the talks below.
Winter Speaker: dr. Vay (Vershawn Ashanti Young)
This talk describes ways that teachers and the public in both Canada and USA have misappropriated the linguistic concept of code-switching as it applies to both Black language and Standard language speakers.
Join us for “Black Lives Matter in Academic Spaces: 3 Lessons in Critical Literacy” Monday, February 24 at 12pm.