News Archive

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



Writing Education Initiating Identity Transformation in Engineering Students-The Wri2tes Project

September 03, 2019

The UWP's Rachel Riedner, along with Professors Royce Francis (SEAS) and Marie Paretti (Engineering Edu

Svoboda cited in New York Times

September 03, 2019

Professor Michael Svoboda discusses in the New York Times how Hollywood usually portrays climate change and

UWP's Lowell Abrams Publishes Article

July 09, 2019

University Writing Program Associate Professor Lowell Abrams published "

GW President Thomas Leblanc stands with WID award winners Murray Snyder, Jocelyne Brant, & Joshua Benson as they display awards

2019 WID Award Winners Celebrated at GW's Faculty Honors Ceremony

July 09, 2019

2019's WID Award winners are Murray Snyder (Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and International Affairs) who received the WID Distinguished Teaching Award, Jocelyne Brant (Assistant

Randi Kristensen Granted Fellowship

July 09, 2019

Randi Kristensen was granted a 2019 Summer Repository Research Fellowship with the Institute for Advanced Study at University of Indiana, Bloomington.

Remembering WID Distinguished Teaching Award Winner Joe Dymond

July 09, 2019

Joe Dymond, celebrated professor of Georgraphy and winner of the WID Distinguished Teaching Award passed away in January. Joe was a long time partner of the WID program.

UWP Professor Rachel Riedner and her research partner Maria Jose Gonzolez smile after workshop

Rachel Riedner facilitated a workshop at the DIT Focas Institute

July 09, 2019

Professor Rachel Riedner, Executive Director of the University Writing Program at The George Washington University in Washington, DC and her research partner Maria Jose-Gonzolez facilitated a works

Erica Armstrong Dunbar delivers keynote address to room of WID faculty and students

Erica Armstrong Dunbar leads WID Spring Symposium

July 09, 2019

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, renowned author of Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge visited GW in February to give the keynote address for the WI

Three WID faculty pose for picture after presentation in Antwerp

WID Faculty Present in Antwerp

July 09, 2019

Three WID faculty presented

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UWP Executive Director Elected to CCCCs Selecting Committee

July 09, 2019

Rachel Riedner, Executive Director of the University Writing Program, was elected and served on the 2019 Conference on College Composition and Communication's Selecting Committee.

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?