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  • Miami University MFA 30 July, 2017
    I have joined the low-residency MFA program at Miami University, where Hoa Nguyen and Laura Van Prooyen are the poetry mentors.  These poets join the experimental-minded poetry faculty in Miami’s residential MFA program, Keith Tuma, Cathy Wagner, and cris cheek for an intimate poetics program well-versed in the history of experimental poetry and performance. […]

A friend and former colleague of mine who is now pursuing his MLS at the opposite side of the country has written this astute blog post about the problems an academic research librarian faces when helping undergraduates, specifically freshmen, do research.  Since I teach freshman composition, a course where undergraduates learn to do library research by writing research papers, I’m wondering how teachers can write better assignments knowing how undergraduates pursue research for those assignments.

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