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02/04/2016

Grad students: Get support for Caltech's Three Minute Thesis competition

The Caltech Library is hosting a Three Minute Thesis competition on April 15th, 2016. If you need support for distilling your project into concise, accessible, and compelling language, we invite you to make an appointment with our our writing specialists.
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01/14/2016

Caltech Roundtable: Writing Popular Books about Science

On April, 7, 2015, three Caltech professors, Sean Carroll, Mike Brown, and Hiroshi Ooguri, spoke about the challenges and rewards of writing successful science books for non-experts.
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05/13/2015

Caltech Roundtable: Writing Popular Books about Science

On April, 7, 2015, three Caltech professors, Sean Carroll, Mike Brown, and Hiroshi Ooguri, spoke about the challenges and rewards of writing successful science books for non-experts.
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01/22/2015

Presentations and Workshops

Every quarter the Hixon Writing Center offers a number of presentations and workshops for students. Check out what's on the schedule for this quarter.
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01/22/2015

Share your writing with a supportive reader

Want to talk with someone about your writing? The Hixon Writing Center offers one-to-one appointments with both professional and undergraduate tutors. Check out our FAQs for details about the why, how, and where of meeting with a HWC tutor.
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03/03/2014

Submit to Totem

Techers, submit your creative writing to Totem, Caltech's magazine of literature and arts.
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03/03/2014

Submit your writing for a HSS writing prize

Each year HSS awards a number of writing prizes. Consider submitting your creative or analytical writing for one of our prizes this year. Deadline: April 4, 2014.
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10/09/2013

Looking for a quiet space to write or a private place to talk about a group project?

The Hixon Writing Center offers students two private Writing Rooms and one small group Collaborative Writing Space. These rooms can be used by students M-F, 9am-6pm.
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09/25/2013

Visit the HWC in our new location!

The Hixon Writing Center has a new location! We're in the Center for Student Services (Bldg. 86) on the third floor, north. As always, you can email us at writing@caltech.edu and call us at x3706.
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01/29/2013

Have a question about writing? Would a conversation about a work-in-progress help you improve your work or meet an upcoming deadline?

Hixon Writing Center tutors work with writers on any writing project at any stage of development. They offer you an opportunity to talk about your writing with a thoughtful, interested reader. To learn more, click "Appointments" at the top of the page.

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