Star-Studded Writers' Week Workshops!

July 13 and July 20, 2013


National Louis University
122 S. Michigan Ave.


Sponsored by the Master of Science in Written Communication Program of the College of Arts and Sciences

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Schedule of Writers' Week Workshops

The public is invited to all four, 3-hour workshops, plus Saturday lunches with authors for $100.00. Single 3-hour workshops are $30 each. Graduate and undergraduate students may earn university credit at a special rate (over). Register as a non-credit participant online here or by calling 312.261.3010 or emailing CASWRITERS@nl.edu. Writers' Week Workshops are sponsored by the Master's in Written Communication Program of National Louis University, Dr. Joanne Koch, Director.

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  Saturday, July 13
9:30am-12:30pm

Finding Your Voice with Dawn Turner Trice, Chicago Tribune columnist and moderator of their online dialogue “Exploring Race,” author, “Only Twice I’ve Wished for Heaven” and “An Eighth of August.”
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1:30-4:30pm 
Popular Nonfiction with ‌Robert Kurson, best-selling author ofShadow Divers” and “Crashing Through: A True story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See,” contributing editor of Esquire magazine.
                   

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  Saturday, July 20 
9:30am–12:30pm 
Comedy Writing with Nate Herman,
“Saturday Night Live" writer, National Lampoon writer, Second City performer, director, Improv Olympic instructor.
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Satuday, July 20
1:30-4:30pm
Profiles with Rick Kogan,
author, columnist, co-author with Charles Osgood of “Sidewalks” feature and book, radio and TV cultural affairs host, inductee Journalism Hall of Fame.

Complimentary box lunch with the authors 12:30–1:30pm, July 13 and July 20.

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard
    Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 | www.nl.edu/florida

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    414.577.2658

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