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Library Hours During Building Renovations

The SPH Library will be closed the Saturdays of November 3rd, 10th and the 17th while the School of Public Health building is undergoing renovations. 

ESL Conversation Group

Are you looking for a fun, relaxed way to improve your English conversation skills? If so, join the ESL Conversation Group on Mondays, 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m., in the SPH Student Lounge (RAS E-139) of the SPH Library & Graduate Communication Center (RAS E-109). For more information, contact Dr. Zhiling "Willa" Wu. For a list of previous and upcoming topics, please visit the ESL Conversation Group page of the Writing Support Services research guide.  

Registration is open for 2018 Fall Mini-courses:

1. "Academic Writing for Graduate Students" is taught by Dr. Patricia McEvoy-Jamil on Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., from Oct. 3 to Nov. 7, 2018. This 6-week course is designed for students who are motivated to improve or enhance their writing by developing and applying academic writing skills that are critical for successful graduate writing and research. To register for this course, contact Dr. Patricia McEvoy-Jamil.

2. "English Grammar for Academic Writers" is taught by Dr. Zhiling "Willa" Wu on Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., from Oct. 2 to Oct. 23, 2018. This 4-week course is designed for students who are motivated to improve or enhance their writing skills by practicing English grammar that is essential for successful academic writing. To register for this course, contact Dr. Zhiling "Willa" Wu.

The Fall 2018 Mini-courses are FREE to all SPH Students, and are held in the Writing Center Classroom (RAS E-125) located in the SPH Library & Graduate Communication Center (RAS E-109).