The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW) conducts research into writing and writing instruction and also supports all members of OSU's community in their various writing needs.

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programs offered through CSTW

Recent News

August 8, 2022

Writing Center Manager Dr. Allison Kranek spoke with U.S. News and World Report this summer to share tips about preparing for college-level writing. With incoming first-year students and their…

May 10, 2021

Columbus, OH -- The Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program proudly announces the winner of the 2020-2021 Outstanding Writing Instruction Award: Jordan Woodward, a graduate student in the…

January 13, 2021

OSU's CSTW is now the home of the Journal of Writing Analytics. Dr. Susan Lang, CSTW's Director, serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal, which is published by the WAC Clearinghouse at Colorado…

January 30, 2020
The Writing Center is excited to announce that our consultant Yanar Hashlamon is the new Graduate Co-Editor of the prestigious journal, The Peer Review.  Yanar is currently an MA/PhD student at The…