News Archive

Updates on what our Faculty in the University Writing Program are accomplishing.

Phillip Troutman's Op Ed Published in the GW Hatchet

March 02, 2018

UWP faculty member Phillip Troutman has written an Op Ed in GW's newspaper The Hatchet.

UWP Student's UW1020 Paper Published in 'Film Matters Magazine'

March 02, 2018

Under the guidance of Caroline Smith, undergraduate Isabella Luizzi's UW1020 paper 'A Forced Silence: The Hidden Homonormativity Surrounding Carol' has been published in

UWP's Jessica McCaughey Awarded the 2017-2018 CCCC Emergent Researcher Award

February 02, 2018

UWP Professor Jessica McCaughey and her research partner, former UWP Professor Brian Fitzpatrick, have been selected to receive the 2017-2018 CCCC Emergent Researcher Award.

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UWP Awarded the CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence

December 13, 2017

The George Washington University's University Writing Program has been selected for the 2017-2018 CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence.

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​​Presentation by Phillip Troutman on the Domestic Slave Trade, March 11

March 08, 2017

"The Second Middle Passage: the Domestic Slave Trade out of Virginia, 1790-1865"

Presentation by Dr. Phillip Troutman, 

Statement from University Writing Program Faculty on current political rhetoric

November 18, 2016

Message from University Writing Program Faculty
From: George Washington University’s University Writing Program Faculty
To: George Washington University Students and Community

Grace Musila delivers WID Distinguished Lecture

WID Welcomes Grace A. Musila as Distinguished Lecturer

November 17, 2016

The Writing Program welcomed Grace A. Musila to present the WID Distinguished Lecture on Nov. 17th. 

New writing award honors life of Marine, D.C. native

October 30, 2016

The Hatchet covers the first award ceremony for the Julian Clement Chase

Professor Phyllis Mentzell Ryder Publishes on “Teaching Serendipity”

September 21, 2016

Professor Phyllis Mentzell Ryder has published a chapter titled “Teaching Serendipity” with Jennifer Nutefall, a University Librarian at Santa Clara University.

Professor Randi Gray Kristensen Participates in NEH Summer Institute

August 12, 2016

Randi Gray Kristensen, University Writing, was invited to participate in the 2016 NEH Summer Institute "Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities," at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, July 6-26, 2016.

Gordon Mantler receives Summer Fellowship from BMRC

March 02, 2016

The Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) has awarded Gordon Mantler, Assistant Professor of Writing and of History, a Summer Short­‐term Fellowship for the 2016 program cycle.

Michael Svoboda’s research cited in Environment & Energy article

February 26, 2016

Michael Svoboda’s research was cited in the Environment & Energy Publishing article "Ahead of Oscars, Some Stars Keep Focus on Climate Change."

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Rachel Riedner receives Fulbright Specialist Grant

February 01, 2016

Rachel Riedner, Executive Director of the University Writing Program, has received a Fulbright Specialist grant for Summer 2016. She will be working at the University of Tromsø – the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) in May.

Interview with Kathy Larsen about World Film Locations: Washington D.C.

January 26, 2016

Jessica P. Jackson of Film Matters interviews Teaching Assistant Professor of Writing Kathy Larsen about her new book World Film Locations: Washington D.C.