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  • English alumni discuss their careers in technical writing

    Alumni of the Professional Writing and Technical Communication certificate program visited English 382 to talk with students about careers in technical writing—and the perks of a pet-friendly workplace.

  • Browse courses for fall 2018

    All English majors are encouraged to meet with their faculty advisor every semester before registering for classes. Students enrolled in ENGL 200 must meet with their advisor. 



  • Explore career paths in English

    The English major prepares students to write well, think analytically and critically, and to solve problems quickly. These are skills that employers demand for today's 21st century job market. 


Martín Espada Awarded 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

May 04, 2018

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000...

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard's Book Wins Honorable Mention

May 04, 2018

Professor Rebecca Lorimer Leonard's book, Writing on the Move (2018 U of Pittsburgh Press), won honorable mention from the 2018 Winifred Byran Horner Outstanding Book Award selection committee. ...

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Juniper Summer Writing Institute Reading Series

Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center, UMass
7:30 pm

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Dani Perez sitting in the sunny lobby of South College, laughing as she glances out the window.
Student Profile

Dani Perez '18

"I am a senior double-major in English and Legal Studies, graduating a year early this May. My goal has always been to attend law school and I believed majoring in English would allow me to improve the necessary reading and writing skills to become a lawyer. I had no idea that studying English would also … "

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