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    Since 1982, we have been an independent academic unit serving the entire campus community and remain a key part of undergraduate general education here at the University of Massachusetts. Our award-winning program's mission is to help students at UMass Amherst acquire the writing skills they need in their courses, their careers, and their lives in general. 

News

The Writing Program has moved!

August 08, 2017

Over the summer, the Writing Program made the long awaited move into Du Bois Library! The new space, which stretches across the 12th and 13th floors, includes brand new TO office spaces, communal...

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Events

Sep
25

Practicum

Du Bois 13th Floor
4:00 pm

Sep
26

New TO Workshop: "Adding to the Conversation:" How & Why Writers Use Research

Lederle Graduate Research Center - Room 301
10:00 am

Sep-Dec
05-05

Course Director Groups

Various
10:00 am

Oct
09

Holiday: Classes Cancelled

Location not set
(All day)

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Each spring, a selected group of TOs meet to discuss technology in the writing classroom, and work on projects associated with these discussions. The Spring 2017 technology fellows, or tech fellows, have created a series of blog posts reflecting on their experiences with technology in the writing classroom. Be sure to check back here frequently for updated posts. The first post, written by technology coordinator Rebecca Petitti, discusses who the tech fellows are and what their Spring 2017 semester consisted of! 

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