September 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for September. Dr. Louis Maraj – 2022 Fall Colloquium SpeakerOn Friday, October 28, from 12:15-1:10 p.m., Dr. Louis Maraj (University of British Columbia) will present a talk titled, “Not/Too/Deep (:) T(h)inking Archipelagic Rhetorical Blackness” via Zoom. The event is co-sponsored by … Read more

August 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for August. Resources as You Begin the Semester Copies of Understanding Rhetoric (VT Custom) have been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. For more information, visit http://www.hokieswrite.com/textbook/. An updated directory with faculty and GTA contact information is at http://www.hokieswrite.com/instructional-staff/. … Read more

July 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements to share for July. ⛱ Fall 2022 Canvas Blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106We’ve finished updates to Canvas blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. With assistance from TLOS, all sections will have those materials iterated/copied and in place by Friday, July 29. Canvas blueprints will primarily feature the instructor guide, … Read more

May-June 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for May-June 💐 2022. Leadership Team Changes for 2022-2023 🔷The UWP wishes to extend gratitude and congratulations to our colleagues, Steve Oakey, who has fulfilled his appointment on the UWP leadership team, and Maggie Fernandes, who has finished the Rhetoric & … Read more

April 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for April 2022. Teaching Portfolio AwardsPlease join the University Program in congratulating the following recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Teaching Portfolio Award. Based on reviewer reports, portfolios from this year’s four awardees exemplified student-centered development and creative alignment with the first-year … Read more

March 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for March 2022. Undocupoets – Tuesday, March 15The MFA Program in Creative Writing in conjunction with the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies is hosting an event around the Undocupoets movement and in anticipation of the 2023 publication of Undocupoetics: … Read more

UWP Spring Colloquium – April 1 – Dr. Rachel Gramer

The Spring 2022 UWP Colloquium on Friday, April 1, 2022, features Dr. Rachel Gramer, Assistant Professor and Writing Program Director at Illinois State University. The event will include a presentation from 12:15-1:10 p.m. followed by a teaching workshop from 1:45-3 p.m., both of which will be held in Shanks 370/380. The colloquium is open to … Read more

The Scholar Summit at UVA

The University of Virginia Center for Teaching Excellence, in coordination with the AERA Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG, will be hosting The Scholar Summit, March 24-26, in Charlottesville, Va. Registration for the event is now live. NOTE: Space is limited to 160 attendees and registration closes on March 2nd (or when sold out) so act now … Read more

February 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for February 2022. UWP Teaching Circles – Friday, February 25, 12:15-1:10 p.m., ZoomFor the University Writing Program, professional development includes gathering for generative conversations about teaching across all professional backgrounds and levels of experience. This Friday, Feb. 25th, from 12:15-1:10 p.m., … Read more

January 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for January 2022. Writing Program Dialogues (WAVA) – Wednesday, January 12, 3-4 p.m., ZoomPlease join us–writing faculty, graduate students, and program administrators from across the Commonwealth of Virginia–on Wednesday afternoon, January 12, from 3-4 p.m., for an hour-long dialogue about teaching … Read more