Winter Board Retreat 2016

January 23, 2016 Andrews Hall University of Nebraska-Lincoln Led by acting Director, Stacey Waite, the Nebraska Writing Project board met on Saturday to share, learn and plan. Twenty members of NeWP participated in the annual retreat. The first item on the agenda was the new t-shirts and polos...
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2016 Writing Marathons Announced

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Whether you are new to writing marathons or a veteran, 2016 is an exciting year. It marks the eighth anniversary of writing marathons in Nebraska. Writing from this year’s spring and winter writing marathons is attached. Information is located at the close of this article on how to...
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2016 Agate Teacher’s Workshop

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Agate Teacher’s Workshop: Exploring the Language of Fossils [by Fred MacVaugh] Are you eager to explore opportunities to combine creative writing and science in the classroom? Join teachers from around Nebraska for a June 6-8, 2016 teacher’s workshop and writing marathon at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in...
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NeWP supports UNL student #BlackLivesMatter event

The Nebraska Writing Project joins a number of other UNL organizations in supporting the #BLACKLIVESMATTER student-led rally November 12 at the Nebraska Union on UNL campus.  We encourage network members to read the statement “On the UNL #BlackLivesMatter Protest” written by the Ethnic Studies faculty.  
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2015 Leadership Institute

During our summer board retreat in July of 2014, many of our discussions drifted towards what we can do to develop our leadership within our site and how we can continue to engage our veteran Teacher Consultants who have completed all of the institutes we offer and who...
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NeWP Represents at the Durham in 2015

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Omaha, Nebraska On October 2, 2015, the Durham Museum was filled with teachers from all over the Omaha metro area. Over 1,500 teachers roamed the historic train station perusing the tables of dozens of educational vendors for the Durham’s Annual Teachers’ Night and The Nebraska Writing Project was...
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2015 Young Writers Camp: Epilogue

The Young Writers Camp was a great success this year, registering a final count of 40 students, and involving ten undergraduate interns, two Nebraska Writing Project teacher consults, Derek Funk and Jennifer Long, and two University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate students studying writing in our Ph.D. program. The YWC also sent two of its...
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2015 Platte River State Writing Retreat and Marathon

Sit back, relax by the campfire and immerse yourself in nature, words and community. We are currently welcoming reservations for the 2015 writing marathon and retreat. The retreat begins Friday, September 25 and concludes the 27th. Join other NeWP TCs in the Chokecherry cabins for a Friday night...
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