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Faculty & Staff News

Attention Staff: Learn About CMU’s Master in Professional Writing Program

The English Department’s master’s degree in professional writing program will be holding a hybrid information session at 1 p.m., Friday, October 14, for CMU staff who are seeking to become more effective communicators.

The Master in Professional Writing program teaches professional students to create and execute verbal and visual information strategies (including for print, online, social media and multimedia) and develops their skills for careers as writers, communication specialists and information designers. The first and preferred master’s degree application deadline is Wednesday, January 11, 2023. The English Department is waiving the GRE requirement for all applications submitted for fall 2023.

Please RSVP here by Tuesday, October 11. 

Find out more about the MAPW program.

Faculty Development Workshop: Bringing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into Your Teaching and Research Lab 

Monday, Oct. 10, 12 to 1 p.m., Posner Grand Room 

Evidence points to how undergraduates who participate in research projects and positively interact with faculty are more likely to pursue and attain post-baccalaureate degrees. Inclusive teaching strategies are important in the classroom as well as a lab setting. Join this conversation as we discuss ways to support all students so that they can freely learn and explore new ideas, express their views as individuals and members of groups.

Register for the DEI in Teaching and Research Workshop

Host: Ayana Ledford, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Neurodiverse Faculty and Staff Alliance Employee Resource Group Social Event

Thursday, Oct. 13, 12 to 1 p.m.

Please join us for an on-campus lunch social event on October 13 from 12–1 p.m.

RSVP for location and lunch selection.

Latine Faculty and Staff Alliance Employee Resource Group Lotería

Thursday, Oct. 13, 12 to 1 p.m.

Join us for on-campus Lotería on October 13 from noon–1 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP for location

Graduate Student News

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