News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note to WACClearinghouseNews@gmail.com.

April 26, 2022
Harvard Shares Advice on Decoding Writing Prompts

Harvard offers resources for “Unpacking the Elements of Writing Prompts.”

April 25, 2022
Fifth Graders Write About the Digestive System

Fifth Graders write about the digestive system, practicing their complex sentence skills.

April 21, 2022
Association for Writing Across the Curriculum Election Results

The Association for Writing Across the Curriculum has announced Executive Committee election results

April 20, 2022
Exemplary WAC Program Awards Deadline Extended

The Exemplary WAC Program Awards Committee has extended its deadlines for accepting nominations. Peer nominations are now due by May 1. Self nominations are now due May 15.

April 18, 2022
News from CompPile

CompPile, a searchable online inventory of published scholarship in post-secondary composition and rhetoric from 1939 to the present, adds recent issues to the database and invites suggestions for resources to add to the collection.

April 13, 2022
Writing about Shadows

Students at Longbranch Elementary in Midlothian, Texas, write about experiments and observations of shadows.

April 12, 2022
Save Time Responding to Writing

The Ferris State University WAC Program offers tips on how teachers can save time as they respond to student writing.

April 8, 2022
Contribute Materials to the WAC Repository

Publish WAC Administration or Pedagogy Artifacts with Critical Reflection, WAC Program Profiles, and WAC Testimonies in the new WAC Repository.

April 7, 2022
Exploring Desert Food Chains with WAC

First grade students write about desert food chains at Glenn Elementary in San Antonio, Texas.

April 5, 2022
Writing about Brass Instruments at Lakeridge Elementary

Kindergarteners learn about the brass family of musical instruments as they write across the curriculum.