Professor Labs Podcast
Episode 31 — Why You Should Write to Yourself

Episode 31 — Why You Should Write to Yourself

August 24, 2020

Why should you write to yourself? Maybe a better question is: how do you know where you are and where you are going? Join us this week as we discuss the value of teaching (and practicing yourself) the personal, professional, and academic value of writing reflectively about yourself!

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Episode 30 — How to Write a Modern Article

Episode 30 — How to Write a Modern Article

August 13, 2020

Join us this week as we discuss the art of writing a modern article--the goals you can accomplish and through what platforms!

Here is a link to the medium article read in this episode.

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Episode 29–Will History Repeat Itself?

Episode 29–Will History Repeat Itself?

July 28, 2020

Join us this week as we discuss the challenges of assessing history through a modern lens. What can we learn, and what can we do to change our own fates?

 

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Episode 28 — How Writing Improves Your Life

Episode 28 — How Writing Improves Your Life

May 22, 2020

Join us this week along with our very special guest--alumni and former undergraduate student body president, Ayyan Zubair--as we discuss how writing (and effective communication) can yield personal and professional benefits far beyond the college classroom environment!

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Episode 27 — Omelas: Would You Walk Away?

Episode 27 — Omelas: Would You Walk Away?

May 8, 2020

Join us this week as we discuss Ursula K. Le Guin's stunning world of Omelas--and ask the ultimate question: would you walk away?

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Episode 26 — LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST: How to Write a Great Title

Episode 26 — LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST: How to Write a Great Title

May 2, 2020

Ever wonder what goes into making a great title? Join us this week as we discuss the vital elements to crafting an effective vs. lame title!

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Episode 25 — Personal Statement Writing with Professor Kristina Lucenko

Episode 25 — Personal Statement Writing with Professor Kristina Lucenko

April 25, 2020

Join us this week as we welcome professor of writing and rhetoric Dr. Kristina Lucenko in discussing the vital art of how and why crafting a quality personal statement could be the most important document that you ever write.

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Episode 24 — Young Adult Author Diana Gallagher

Episode 24 — Young Adult Author Diana Gallagher

April 18, 2020

Join us this week with Young Adult author Diana Gallagher as we discuss the journey from thought to novel--and how such lessons inform teaching writing in the classroom, and beyond.

You can check out Diana Gallagher's latest novel, LESSONS IN FALLING in bookstores now.

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Episode 23 — Writing to Get a Job

Episode 23 — Writing to Get a Job

April 12, 2020

Ever thought that writing can get--or lose--you a job opportunity? Well it can, and will! Join us this week as we discuss a few vital tips to crafting cover letters that will put you in as best of a position as possible to start--or advance--you on your career path.

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Episode Links:

"Bad" Cover Letter

"Better" Cover Letter

Basic Cover Letter Template

Episode 22 — How to Write a “Good” Paragraph

Episode 22 — How to Write a “Good” Paragraph

April 5, 2020

What the heck is a "good" paragraph? Is this even a "good" question? Join us this week as we discuss the challenges and triumphs of how in the world to approach writing paragraphs in all types of works.

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Episode Links:

Purdue OWL website on Topic Sentences

Purdue OWL website on Body Paragraphs

Purdue OWL website on Paragraphing

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