Learn more about how an English major, minor, or specialization can help you reach your goals.
Our majors can travel to England, Scotland, Ireland, France (and beyond) as part of the Oxford Summer Seminar. All while earning credit toward their degrees!
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.
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.
November 09, 2018
Natasha Trethewey, who graduated from the MFA for Poets and Writers at UMass Amherst in 1995, was recently features in the New York Times column By The Book. She discusses her relationship to books...
November 08, 2018
This month, TreaAndrea Russworm will give an invited lecture at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History titled: “Race, Video Games, and Interactivity.” During this unique two-day event,...
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Kevin Xu is a senior English major, pursuing specializations in the Study and Practice of Writing (SPOW) and Professional Writing and Technical Communication (PWTC). This past summer, he was a Technical Writing Intern at Akamai Technologies. View his LinkedIn profile to learn more or to connect with him.Continue reading about Kevin Xu