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Monday, June 22, 2015

Creative Writing Alumna Releases E-book on Alzheimer’s

amy berger's first e-bookCarnegie Mellon alumna Amy Berger’s (CW’00) new e-book, “The Alzheimer’s Antidote,” is a remedy for preventing the fear, confusion, and hopelessness Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients and their caregivers feel.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Gay Giordano (CW ’82) Debuts Poetry Collection

gay giordano publishes first bookGay Giordano recently published her first poetry collection of dreamlike poems, "Waking From So Rich A Nightmare."

Monday, March 23, 2015

Rhetoric Alumna, Jennifer Andrus, Publishes First Book

rhetoric alumni jennifer andrus In “Entextualizing Domestic Violence: Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle,” Ph.D. in Rhetoric alumna Jennifer Andrus discusses how legal views about language, or languages ideologies, fit with, reproduce and recirculate ideas about victims of domestic violence. MORE
Friday, March 20, 2015

Two MAPW Alumni Win Competitive Technical Writing Awards

John Geyer and Samantha ReynardGraduate professional writing alumni, John Geyer and Samantha Reynard, recently won Merit Awards in the Society for Technical Communication (STC) Touchstone Competition for documentation they created while working at Salesforce, a global cloud computing company known for being the global leader in Customer Relationship Management. MORE
Friday, July 13, 2012

Alum Ann Blakeslee Wins Award for Technical Communication Research

ann blakeslee
Ann Blakeslee has received the Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research in Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication (STC). This annual award honors STC members who have made significant contributions to technical communication practice and teaching through their research. The STC is the oldest and largest professional association for technical communicators. Its members are spread throughout every continent and industry in the world.
Saturday, November 19, 2011

Alum to Donate Portion of Book Proceeds to Charity

NealReillyIn light of the recent scandal at Penn State, alum LeAnn Neal Reilly will be donating a portion of the proceeds from her latest novel, Saint Sebastian's Head, to the Heath Evans Foundation, a charity that provides counseling and therapy to victims of childhood sexual abuse. MORE
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

MAPW Alum Adam Lazarus Holds Book Signing at Carnegie Mellon

Adam LazarusAlum Adam Lazarus was on campus Monday, October 3, to speak with students and to offer a signing of his new book, "Super Bowl Monday: The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV."

Monday, September 5, 2011

Alum Michael Scotto Makes Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40 List

Michael ScottoAlum Michael Scotto was named to Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 list, sponsored by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP (Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project).

Thursday, August 11, 2011

MAPW Alum Adam Lazarus Publishes Book on Super Bowl XXV

Adam LazarusAdam Lazarus (MAPW'06) has published his first solo-authored book, "Super Bowl Monday: The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV."

Friday, June 24, 2011

Alum Sarah Smith Awarded Cleveland State University First Book Prize

Sarah SmithSarah Smith has won the 2011 Cleveland State University First Book Prize. Her full-length book of poems, I Live in a Hut, will be published in spring 2012. MORE