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J Palmeri Speaks to Writing Program about AI

May 09, 2024

J Palmeri, Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at Georgetown University, visited campus Thursday, May 2nd to talk to the Writing Program about AI and writing. Palmeri presented...

In Memoriam: Marcia Curtis

November 02, 2023

Marcia Curtis, former Deputy and Director of the Writing Program, passed away on September 26, 2023...

Best Text Contest 2022 Winners

May 20, 2023

The UMass Writing Program is pleased to announce the winners of the Best Text Contest for 2022. The winning texts can be accessed in the UMass ScholarWorks Best Text Collection....

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General Meeting 2024

(All day)


Spring Symposium 2025

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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Writing Program group outside

40 Years of the UMass Writing Program

Since 1982, The UMass Amherst Writing Program has worked to empower student writers to examine the intersections of writing, language, and power and learn the rhetorical flexibility needed for their academic, professional, public, and personal lives.

Our new timeline shares images and events that give life to our program’s history.

View the timeline!