The Creative Writing program at Florida International University was named among the "Ten Best in America" in a Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook article in 1994. Since that time, the accomplishments of its widely published faculty and alumni have grown exponentially. Awards to faculty include a Macarthur "Genius" grant, New York Times best-selling status, and New York Times Notable Book of the Year and "Editors' Choice" awards. Alumni publications have been named on multiple occasions to New York Times best-seller lists and have won such awards as The Iowa Short Fiction Award, The Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and status as a Pen Hemingway Award finalist.
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I definitely learned how a lot of laboratory techniques are done and a lot of new information specific to my project that I wasn't... Read More... Jess Genevieve Bailey History of Art How did you first get involved in research on campus?
My first semester at Berkeley I made myself a promise: I would go to two out of my four Professor's office hours each week with substantial questions. New to Berkeley as a transfer student, I knew I had less time than others to create meaningful faculty mentoring relationships. By the end of my first semester I was offered a URAP position which launched my experience in research, including work-based travel to European archives and cultural institutions the following summer. I got involved in research at Berkeley... Read More... See Other Undergraduate Researchers Here Donate to Undergraduate Research University of California Berkeley
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