About Mairin Barney

Mairin is the Writing Services Coordinator and Director of the UB Writing Center.

Stay Late and Finish Strong

Final Finish is coming! Wednesday, November 28 6:00pm – 12:00am The end of the semester brings a level of stress that can make even the most conscientious students feel alone. But you don’t have to do this by yourself. The Continue reading Stay Late and Finish Strong

Writing Week: Improve Your Writing, Improve Your Life

Writing is hard. It’s work. Love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it! Whether you are a Math major or an English major, writing is something everyone has to learn to do well before they leave college, because employers Continue reading Writing Week: Improve Your Writing, Improve Your Life

Trust the Process

We’ve all been there. It’s midnight the night before a big paper is due. The coffee is percolating 6 hours too early, and I know I’ve got at least 7 hours of work to do before I can submit this Continue reading Trust the Process