News Archive

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

UWP Faculty Receive Prestigious Fellowships

March 20, 2019

In April 2018, UWP Associate Professor Abby Wilkerson was named as a Fellow to the Association for the Study of Food and Society.

Phillip Troutman is shown poring over a large book at GW's Gelman Library.

Phillip Troutman receives Smithsonian Senior Fellowship

March 28, 2018

Phillip Troutman, Deputy Director of Writing in the Disciplines and Assistant Professor of Writing, has been awarded the Smithsonian Senior Fellowship for 2018!

Bernardita Yunis has won the 2018 Bender Teaching Award

March 02, 2018

Congratulations to UWP's Bernardita Yunis who has won the 2018 Bender Teaching Award for her exemplary teaching of University Writing.

Gordon Mantler's Article Published in #Charlottesville: Before and Beyond

March 02, 2018

UWP faculty member Gordon Mantler's article 'Is it Time for the Kneeling Freedman Statue to Go?

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.

Congratulations to Eckles Prize Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 Winners of the Eckles Prize, awarded to students who produce a research project in their freshman year that demonstrates significant and meaningful use of library services and collections at the George Washington University.