News & Announcements Archive

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UWP hiring new faculty for 2023-2024

The UWP is running two searches for multiple positions beginning in 2023-2024. We are accepting applications now through November 15. Lecturer: http://apply.interfolio.com/115454 Senior Lecturer: http://apply.interfolio.com/115447
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Historic Changes in JHU Undergraduate Education

UWP is part of exciting changes at Hopkins: starting in 2022-23, all first-year Krieger students take First-Year Writing, in which they learn foundational skills of academic writing and writing across genres. We also offer advanced undergraduate writing classes and Teaching Writing Workshop for grad students and postdocs. Our colleagues across Homewood and our curious, willing […]


New Publication: Writing Beyond the University

Writing Beyond the University: Preparing Lifelong Learners for Lifewide Writing extends the burgeoning scholarly conversation regarding the role of writing in lifelong and lifewide learning. The collection introduces higher education faculty, staff, and administrators to research on how all members of a campus community can prepare learners to be effective writers beyond the university, in personal, professional, […]


UWP welcomes 7 new faculty members!

UWP welcomes 7 new faculty members!
In Fall 2022, the UWP doubled in size, welcoming seven new faculty members. Nate Brown, Deirdre Vinyard, and Anthony Wexler joined the program as Senior Lecturers, and at the rank of Lecturer, the program welcomes Laura Hartmann-Villalta, Arthur Russell, Morris Speller and Lisa Wright. Check out their profiles on our website for information on their […]


Five Questions with Matthew Pavesich

University Writing Program Director Matthew Pavesich was featured in the Spring 2022 issue of Arts and Sciences Magazine. Read his interview about what the program does, why writing skills are important, his plans for the program and more.


UWP Faculty Named Engaged Scholar Fellows

UWP is excited to announce that two sections of “Reintroduction to Writing” in spring 2023 will be Community-Based Learning courses, co-taught by a faculty member and a community leader from an area non-profit or civic agency. These courses will be part of the Center for Social Concern’s Engaged Scholar Faculty and Community Partner Fellows Program, which […]


Royce Best, Ph.D., Awarded George E. Owen Teaching Award

Royce Best, Ph.D., Awarded George E. Owen Teaching Award
The University Writing Program is happy to announce that Dr. Royce Best was awarded the George E. Owen Teaching Award for 2022 by JHU’s Student Government Association’s student council. The award is given out to recipients “for outstanding teaching and devotion to undergraduates.” Congratulations, Dr. Best!


New Curriculum from the University Writing Program

New Curriculum from the University Writing Program
Dear students, I am writing with exciting news about writing on the Homewood campus. The University Writing Program (UWP) is pursuing an expanded mission including a new writing course called Reintroduction to Writing designed for first-year students starting with the class of 2026, working with departments and programs across campus to strengthen writing in the […]