Teaching with writing across the University of Iowa (Spring 2022)

Portrait of Trusty Debra

Faculty Spotlight

Debra Trusty, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Lecturer in Classics, aspires for her students to be as engaged with the ancient world as she was as an archaeology and classics student.

Portrait of Kristi Hendrickson

Podcast Interview

Mike Overholt talks to Kristi Hendrickson about her writing pedagogy, her experience as a first-generation college student, and her collaboration with the Writing Center's Writing Across Campus program.

Portrait of Jose Covo Meisel

Graduate Student Spotlight

Jose Antonio Covo Meisel, 35, born in Colombia, is a writer of science fiction and autobiographical non-fiction, expressionist painter, and the first student in the doctoral program in creative writing in Spanish at the University of Iowa.

Portrait of Cornelia Lang

Writing in the Science

Long before she took on the position of Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Cornelia Lang was thinking about how the University of Iowa could better prepare students to make connections across the disciplines

Portrait of Erin Johnson

Faculty Assignment Spotlight

Before Erin Johnson started teaching a podcast project in her International Business Environment class, she was never quite satisfied with the conclusion of the course.

Portrait of Cheyenne McGuire

Student Perspective

Cheyenne McGuire

My writing process happens in phases, which I suspect is true of most people. I have always been a competent writer because I have always loved to read, but the more I enter the writing world the more I learn that I have a lot to learn.

Past Issues (Spring 2021)

Portrait of Mary Cohen

Faculty Spotlight

Back in 2008, Professor Mary Cohen was planning to launch the Oakdale Community Choir. 

Portrait of Camellia Pham

Student Spotlight

I often sit in front of my computer, on my apartment’s Chesterfield or in the common learning room of the library.

Portrait of Carlstein Andres

An Interview with Andres Carlstein

“This course combines all my interests and experiences,” says Andres Carlstein.

Portrait of Frank Durham

The Historical Interview Assignment

One challenge instructors face in integrating writing into multidisciplinary courses is making writing relevant.

Portrait of Jaron Wilde

The Speaking Truth To Power Assignment

A conversation between Carl Follmer and Jaron Wilde, Tippie College of Business.

Portrait of Maurine Neiman

Writing in the Natural Sciences

Professor Maurine Neiman has a very pragmatic view of writing.