News & Events

Upcoming Events

In addition to community events like the annual University Writing and Research Conference, the University Writing Program (UWP) organizes workshops for faculty that promote teaching and research excellence on topics like course redesign and Institutional Review Board requirements.

Upcoming events will be listed when scheduled.



University Writing Program News


Kathy Larsen at an event for her film locations book launch doing jazz hands on stage

In Memoriam: Kathy Larsen

It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of our colleague and friend Kathy Larsen, a teaching assistant professor of writing and scholar of fandom studies in the University Writing

Community Engaged Scholarship Student Panel Held at University Writing Conference

GW's University Writing Conference this semester (February 24-25) included a new student panel featuring community engaged scholarship projects.

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UWP Co-Hosts the 2021 Conference on Community Writing

The 2021 Conference on Community Writing was held virtually on Thursday, Oct 21 - Saturday, Oct 23, 2021.

UW Students Win Eckles Prize

University Writing students swept the Eckles Prizes this year. The winners are:


A Zoom screenshot from the debate shows four student and the interpreter during the event.

GW Debate Participates in DC Statehood Debate

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, George Washington University and Gallaudet's University Debate teams participated in the first ever bilingual debate conducted in English and American Sign Languag