Academics

WPE Workshops and Tutoring

June 2015 WPE Workshops

The purpose of the workshops is to help you develop effective approaches to writing an essay that responds to a specific question on the issues raised in the reading set and to develop your critical thinking and reading skills.

Reading Set A: What is the Role of History?

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Location: TBA

Reading Set B: Stereotyping Body Types

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Location: TBA

Reading Set C: Why are there still so few women in science?

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Location: TBA

Portfolio Reading Set: Are Animals Conscious?

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Location: TBA

Video recordings of the workshops will be available on UMB's YouTube Channel by Monday, May 25, 2015.

 

Tutoring

The Writing Proficiency Office offers a limited amount of tutoring assistance for students who are preparing for the portfolio submission.  

Please contact the office at (617) 287-6330 to request an appointment or for further information.

Paper Reviews

The Writing Proficiency Office offers a limited number of 1/2-hour appointments to discuss drafts of portfolio papers. 

Please contact the office at (617) 287-6330 to request an appointment or for further information.