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Sarah Parsons

Introducing Dr. Sarah Parsons, Thompson Writing Program Lecturing Fellow

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Sarah Parsons is an entomologist with a special love for the interaction between plants and insects.  Her research is focused in the area of urban ecology.  She studies how urban environments affect insects, as well as plant-insect dynamics. Dr. Parsons received her doctorate in Entomology at NC... read more  about Introducing Dr. Sarah Parsons, Thompson Writing Program Lecturing Fellow »


Cary Moskovitz

TWP faculty member Cary Moskovitz featured in NIEHS magazine story

Friday, July 10, 2020

When writing about their latest discoveries, scientists often have reason to reuse some material from their prior publications. This practice, known as text recycling or “self-plagiarism,” has become the subject of widespread debate. Moskovitz’s Text Recycling Research Project aims to help... read more  about TWP faculty member Cary Moskovitz featured in NIEHS magazine story »


Marking the Moment

Marking The Moment: Duke Class of 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

The Thompson Writing Program is teaming up with the rest of the Duke community to commemorate the Class of 2020 on May 10th at 10:00am. Marking the Moment  is a digital experience Duke has created to celebrate the graduating students.   Download the Thompson Writing Program's... read more  about Marking The Moment: Duke Class of 2020 »


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Emily Parks joins Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellows Program

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In collaboration with Learning Innovation & Bass Connections, Emily Parks offers a Writing 101 course to help students navigate scientific thinking and communication. Students will work in small teams to explore a research project at Duke, interviewing the scientific team leading the study... read more  about Emily Parks joins Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellows Program  »


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Jennifer Ahern-Dodson named Engaged Faculty Scholar by NC Campus Compact

Sunday, September 23, 2018

This month two faculty members in the North Carolina Campus Compact network will begin one-year terms as Engaged Faculty Scholars. Dr. Jennifer Ahern-Dodson of Duke University and Dr. Rebecca Dumlao of East Carolina University (ECU) are the fourth pair of NC faculty members selected for the role,... read more  about Jennifer Ahern-Dodson named Engaged Faculty Scholar by NC Campus Compact  »


Dr. Adam Boyette, Thompson Writing Program Fellow

Dr. Adam Boyette, Thompson Writing Program Fellow

Monday, July 3, 2017

Dr. Adam Boyette is an anthropologist and Lecturing Fellow in the TWP. In addition to teaching Writing 101 course options from the disciplinary perspectives of biological and cultural anthropology, Boyette also maintains an active research program on issues of child development in small-scale... read more  about Dr. Adam Boyette, Thompson Writing Program Fellow »


Eliana Schonberg named co-editor of The Writing Center Journal, the official journal of the International Writing Centers Association

Eliana Schonberg named co-editor of The Writing Center Journal, the official journal of the International Writing Centers Association

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Dr. Eliana Schonberg, Director of the TWP Writing Studio and Assistant Professor of the Practice in Writing Studies, has been named an incoming co-editor of The Writing Center Journal, the official journal of the International Writing Centers Association. The biannual journal, which was... read more  about Eliana Schonberg named co-editor of The Writing Center Journal, the official journal of the International Writing Centers Association »


Denise Comer Named Winner of the 2017 Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards

Denise Comer Named Winner of the 2017 Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards

Monday, May 8, 2017

Denise Comer has been named winner of the 2017 Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards (ATLAS). The intent of the international award is to highlight innovative or transformative educational applications of Apereo tools. Comer received the award for her innovation designing Writing 270: Composing the... read more  about Denise Comer Named Winner of the 2017 Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards »


Nan Mullenneaux, Senior Global Fellow

Nan Mullenneaux, Senior Global Fellow

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Nan is the Senior Global Fellow, teaching one semester at Duke each year, while traveling to China once a year to teach advanced research and writing at Duke Kunshan University. Nan took this position with the TWP in the summer of 2016 after having taught Writing 101 and Writing in the Disciplines... read more  about Nan Mullenneaux, Senior Global Fellow »


TWP Accepting Rigel Scholars' Applications

Thursday, March 9, 2017

TWP is accepting applications for the 2017 Rigel Scholars, a signature research and writing opportunity for 2016-17 Writing 101 and First-Year Seminar students. read more  about TWP Accepting Rigel Scholars' Applications »


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