While a student in the English Department, Taylor Supplee dreamed of moving to New York City. After obtaining the MA in English (2016), Supplee did just that. He became the first Lucie Brock-Broido teaching fellow at Columbia University, where he received his MFA in 2020. Today, Supplee is a project engineer for the P1 Group, a construction, fabrication, and facility … [Read more...] about The Alum Report: Taylor Supplee
The English Department’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an International English Honor Society, inducted seven new members at its first meeting of the fall semester in the Plaster Student Union, where Dr. Heidi Hadley, Director of English Education, delivered the keynote address. “Only students of high scholarship are admitted to our ranks,” Dr. Jonathon Newman, one of the … [Read more...] about To Study English . . .
As of 2018, it is estimated that 4% of Missouri’s resident population is made up of immigrants. Of that percentage, 15% are from Mexico, 8% from China, 7% from India, and countries like Vietnam, Bosnia, and Herzegovina contribute a total of 9% of Missouri's immigrant population. From these statistics, over 24 thousand of them are children. They’re attending schools, engaging in … [Read more...] about Teaching the Teachers
“It’s great that we can do so many things as technical communicators, but it’s also really overwhelming,” Lydia Welker explains. Welker is a 2015 graduate of the English Department’s program in Professional Writing. “I realized that freelancing would allow me to get some experience while letting me explore different fields, companies, and skills to my heart’s content.” She … [Read more...] about The Alum Report: Lydia Welker
Dr. Jonathan Newman will present at an upcoming book launch, Old Media and the Medieval Concept, a collection of essays that explores how media was developed and affected by the culture surrounding it in the pre-digital, pre-1800s ages. The free event will be held online Friday, October 22, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT. Old Media and the Medieval Concept is the first … [Read more...] about Dr. Jonathan Newman to Present Essay at Upcoming Webinar Book Launch