Roberta Kjesrud, students present at Pacific Northwest Writing Centers Association conference

Eleven Western Washington University Writing Center assistants were selected to present their undergraduate research at the recent Pacific Northwest Writing Centers Association conference.

Presenters included Rebecca Baker, Tess Griswold, Stephen O'Guin, Tasha Ritter, Kim Rost, Sarah Seitz, Michelle Wallace, Thea Winch and Amy Wixon. Two other undergraduates, Jake Herman and Courtney Nicholson-Paine, collaborated with Roberta Kjesrud (Writing Center) in giving the conference keynote address, "Chemical Metaphors: Testing the Writing Center Effect."

The conference was held in April at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Ore.