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


UW Students Win Eckles Prize

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


Painting of a person wearing a mask with text "Conference on Community Writing" and the date October 21-23, 2021

Upcoming: 2021 Conference on Community Writing

In partnership with the Coalition for Community Writing and the Honey W.

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

A screen capture of the Zoom screen during the alumni roundtable showing various faculty and former UWP students.

Writing Conference Features Alumni Roundtables

The UWP's spring University Writing and Research Conference spotlighted the work of over 20 former UW students as they presented research conducted in their fall 2020 UW1020 classes.

Challenges to Gender Equality virtual panel flyer showing participating speakers including UWP's Rachel Riedner

GW Debate Hosts Challenges to Gender Equality Forum with Participation from UWP Professor Rachel Riedner

Professor Rachel Riedner (Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies; Professor of Writing and of WGSS) participated in this year's "Challenges to Gender Equality in 2021: an intern