Wednesday, April 25, 2018

English Professor Named 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Congratulations, Stephanie Foote!

Professor Foote, the Jackson and Nichols Professor of English, has been named among 31 scholars as a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. The award will support Prof. Foote as she completes her third book, "The Art of Waste: Narrative, Trash, and Contemporary Culture," and works to establish a public humanities website and working group where scholars can collaborate on issues related to the environmental humanities.

See the full announcement in WVUToday.

Additional details on the Andrew Carnegie Fellows program along with a list of the 31 winners are available here

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Spring 18 PWE Poster Winners Announced!

On Thursday, the Professional Writing and Editing (PWE) program hosted the biannual PWE Poster Exhibit, where PWE capstone students showcase their writing and editing internship work for the university community.

Judges' and attendees' votes have been tallied, and the winners of the top poster awards are:

First Place: Jadeyn Dahang-Young, WVU Libraries, Arts & Exhibits
Second Place:  Tabatha Hayes, WVU Humanities Center

Third Place:  Sara Berzingi, WVU Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Fourth Place:  Claire Zain, Allan N. Karlin & Associates

Congratulations to all of the interns on their accomplishments this term, including:

Elizabeth Boycan, who tackled research from all angles--primary and secondary, online and in person--as an intern for the WVU University Relations.
Meaghan Donnelly, who “FiT” right in at FiT Publishing while developing supplementary material for sport science textbooks and promoting those publications and other journals via social media.
Allysa Gaither, who honed her design skills as an intern for the WVU’s Eberly Writing Studio.
Kody Goff, who edited and generated newsletter content for the Association of Transcribers and Speech-to-Text Providers (ATSP).
Jackson Jacobs, who practiced wearing many hats at the nonprofit Literacy Volunteers of Monongalia & Preston Counties.
Jacob Long, who always put the reader first when creating an index or designing a spec sheet at FiT Publishing..
Maria Krutko, who taught us all about dog clamps and product marketing as an intern for Media Foundations.
Ashley Reynolds, whose passion for her work was apparent in her event coordination and promotion for the WVU Title IX, Office of Equity Assurance.
McKenzie Robinson, whose job as an intern for the WVU Libraries included transcribing conversations between Steve Allen and Don Knotts.
Zack Smith, who—through his work as an intern for the Association of Transcribers and Speech-to-Text Providers (ATSP)—introduced us all to one professional organization’s digital landscape.

Thank you to everyone who supported these talented English majors by attending the poster exhibit and voting for their favorite posters. A special thanks to the events' four judges, as well: Sarah Morris, Doug Phillips, Laura Brady and Abigail Humphreys.