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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 17, 2018
Stephen Clingman's article, "Writing the Biofictive: Caryl Phillips and The Lost Child" was published this month in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature. This special issue reflects on the...
November 14, 2018
Callie (Williams) Reynolds graduated from UMass in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in English and a specialization in Professional Writing and Technical Communication (PWTC). Earlier this month, she...
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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