Word of the Day:Pedantic Pedantic (adjective): “Unimaginative, dull” (“Pedantic”, 2015, para.3). Examples: From Hendrik Hertzberger, The New Yorker (as cited in Webster’s Dictionary, 2015): It may seem pedantic to harp on what looks like mere procedure, but this is one case where the process is the forest. Can you use pedantic in a sentence? Send […]
The WRMC has been hosting extra workshops this semester so that VIU students can acquaint themselves with academic and professional writing. We were so proud to host Ms. Aziza Mirkhanova as our guest speaker for yesterday’s workshop, E-mail Etiquette. Next Thursday, we will be hosting Dr. Jillian Wendt as she presents her workshop, Avoiding Plagiarism […]
On Saturday, Febraury 28, 2015 from 9 AM – 3 PM Virginia International University’s School of Public & International Affairs (SPIA) and Institute for Islam and the Sciences (IIS) will host a workshop entitled Expanding Faith and Cultural Communities’ Cooperation in Fairfax County: Building Effective Networks and Common Projects.
Word of the Day: Solipsistic Solipsistic (adjective): “Extreme self-importance” (“Solipsistic”, 2015, para.3). Examples:His solipsistic attitude lead him to put his speech first on the conference agenda because he thought it was only one worth hearing. Can you use solipsistic in a sentence? Send us your sentence using solipsistic and we will post it on our […]
Attention Graduates! Our accounting office is now receiving payments for cap and gown. The deadline to pay for your regalia is February 27th. Don’t forget to bring your receipt to Student Affairs with your measurements so we can order your size!
The School of Education at Virginia International University welcomes all to join us for an upcoming event in our Voices from the Field speaker series: a presentation entitled Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management by Gorky Cruz, Director of the Center for Language Exploration, Acquisition, and Research at American University
Word of the Day:Pragmatic Pragmatic (adjective): “dealing with the problems that exist in a specific situation in a reasonable and logical way instead of depending on ideas and theories” (“Pragmatic”, 2015, para.1). Examples:He was a man who didn’t like responses that were set in passion or were too whimsical. Rather, he always respected those who […]