Calling all Writers!

Kirby Hall 202 S River St, , PA 18701, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Come learn how to write your story and get published with the nationally ranked Maslow Graduate Creative Writing program on Tuesday, October 18 at 11am in Kirby Hall Salon. Meet the program director and hear about our unique approach to writing and how to enroll in an upcoming, low-residency cohort.…

Painless Novel Writing

To many writers, plotting a novel is like a soul-killing outline complete with Roman Numerals and specified indentations. Yet, to sit down at a computer and begin working without any intention—other than to write a novel—often ends with an unfinished manuscript and a frustrated author. This workshop helps break down the…


The Writers’ Block

This workshop offers supportive space for fiction writers (or writers of any genre) to have accountability as they approach literary projects. Students create a four-week goal for their new works or works-in-progress, then meet their targets with the support of peers and instructor. Each class will include writing tips and…


2022 Pownall Lecture

Stark Learning Center 150 S River St, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Using Machine Learning to Improve Quantum Chemistry and to Advance Student Learning PRESENTED BY DAVID YARON, PHD STARK LEARNING CENTER 105 Learn more about how data science impacts two distinct research areas that address long-standing challenges in chemistry: quantum chemistry and student learning. Tools of deep machine learning can help…


Writing Hard Stories in Memoir

Life’s challenging experiences – grief, illness, trauma, loss of all kinds – are often the subject in memoir and nonfiction. Accessing these stories and bringing them to the page poses challenges emotionally and creatively. In this five-week workshop, we will learn techniques for telling our hard stories. Self-care for writers…


Earth and Environmental Science Day

Wilkes University 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

EES day give you and your high school students the opportunity to: - Join our faculty experts for discussions and hands-on activities.- Explore labs in the Cohen Science Center- Learn about career opportunities in the geosciences- Enjoy a free lunch in the dining hall Register for EES Day

Maintaining Hope in Adversity: 5th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Student Conference

Wilkes University 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Raise awareness of and develop competency in diversity and social justice topics at our 5th annual installment of the Diversity & Inclusion student conference! This year's keynote speaker will be Rev. Shawn Walker.Certificates of completion will be given at the end of the conference.

Creative Writing Program Online Information Session


Learn more about the Maslow Graduate Creative Writing Program during our online information session! Meet the program director, hear about our approach to writing and review the admissions process without leaving your home. Sessions are conveniently held via Zoom.

Mining the Essay: Finding Universal Connection in Personal Moments

Essays that are read and reread unearth private and personal moments for universal connection. In this workshop designed for intermediate writers, learn how to integrate universal topics into personal essays and vice versa. The four-week course will culminate in an online reading of one revised piece the student has written…


Manuscript Halloween Reading

Kirby Hall Salon 202 S River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Come join The Manuscript Society at their annual Halloween Poetry Reading at 5:30pm on Saturday, October 29th. The event will take place in the Kirby Salon. Feel free to read or simply listen to others read and enjoy the general ambiance of the building. Light refreshments will be served. Costumes…


Art in Context Feature Event: Curator Panel Discussion

Sordoni Art Gallery 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, United States

Reception to follow; light refreshments with wine/beer barFree and open to the public Celebrate the opening of David C. Driskell and Friends: Creativity, Collaboration, and Friendship with exhibition curators. Discussions will center around the pivotal influence David C. Driskell had on the art history canon, his growth as an artist,…


Experience in Nursing

Jean and Paul Adams Commons 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre, United States

Join us for an experience in nursing! Interact with nursing students, meet faculty & staff, tour the clinical nursing simulation center and more!