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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...
Jarrel De Matas sits in a field with palm trees behind him. He is smiling at the camera and petting a dog.

Marking the Moment with Jarrel De Matas

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Jarrel De Matas, a Writing Program TO and member of the Resource Staff, marks the moment in a video addressed to the Writing Program community. During the video, Jarrel discusses the things he...

Charles Moran Best Text Winners for 2020

Friday, May 21, 2021

The UMass Writing Program is pleased to announce the winners of the Charles Moran Best Text Contest for 2020....