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NEW! Thesis and Dissertation Writing Consultations

Starting this summer, the Graduate College and the Center for Communication Excellence are partnering to provide quality writing support for students working on writing, formatting, or finalizing their thesis or dissertation. Graduate students can make free, one-on-one appointments with trained consultants to discuss thesis/dissertation formatting or get helpful suggestions in the planning, composing, or revising stages of their writing. Consultations are open to all Iowa State University graduate student in any discipline and in face-to-face or online formats. Make an appointment today!


NCFDD - Embracing Rejection: De-Stigmatizing Submissions and Purifying Your Writing Process

Tuesday, May 30, 1:00 p.m.
This workshop-style webinar will examine ways to free ourselves from feeling trapped or stigmatized by rejection, and instead embrace rejection as an important and necessary part of the writing process. We will explore how our opinions about rejection can infiltrate the writing, submission, job and grant application processes, and develop strategies to take the bite out of rejection in our lives. Participants are encouraged to listen with a notebook at hand, as we will also discuss ways to purify the writing process, and dial down the internal editor during brainstorming and drafting, opening up access to the most creative parts of ourselves.
Online. Member access via email.

Preparing Grant Proposals

Iowa State University Grants Hub offers funder guidelines and tips as well as resources for proposal preparation and graphics.

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