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


UWP Faculty, students, family and friends gathered to remember Kathy Larsen.

Storytelling event remembers Kathy Larsen

The UWP recently held a storytelling event on the Mount Vernon campus in memory of colleague and friend Kathy Larsen, who passed away in February.

Headshots of Randi Kristensen in a bright yellow shirt and Phil Troutman in a black shirt side by side

UWP professors win CCAS awards

Professors Randi Kristensen and Phil Troutman were recognized for excellence in teaching and mentoring by the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences this spring.

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.