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Tara Pauliny

Dr. Tara Pauliny Joins the UMass Writing Program as Associate Director

Monday, October 10, 2022

As of September 2022, the Writing Program at the University of Massachusetts is pleased to welcome Dr. Tara Pauliny as Associate Director. Dr. Pauliny earned her PhD in rhetoric and composition...
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Writing Program 40th Anniversary Profile: Anne Herrington

Monday, September 26, 2022

This profile is the first in the Writing Program’s 40th anniversary series highlighting faculty members instrumental in beginning the WP at UMass Amherst. Each profile provides a unique perspective...
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Open Access Textbook Showcases Student Work

Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Writing Program is excited to be able to share updates to the Student Writing Anthology (SWA) created, edited, and published by UMass Amherst students, instructors, and administrators...
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Writing Program Faculty Selected for Initial FlexLearning Fellows Cohort

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Associate Director, Dr. Elkie Burnside, and Senior Lecturer, Dr. Aaron Tilman, were selected as participants in the first FlexLearning Fellows cohort as a part of the university wide initiative to...
Shakuntala Ray

Shakuntala Ray Awarded TIDE Ambassador Fellowship

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Writing Program lecturer Dr. Shakuntala Ray was selected to participate in 2021-2022’s year-long Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity (TIDE) fellowship. The TIDE Ambassadors...

Faculty Successes: Creating Open Education Resources

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Dr. Elkie Burnside, Assistant Director of the Writing Program, has been interviewed by the Center for Teaching and Learning about her excellent work building Open Education Resources for first-year...