WIP brings elementary students to campus

Posted 11 months 2 weeks ago

The Writing Intensive Program in the department of English is providing a set of transformative experiences for young students this summer, where the tangible benefts of writing well become their own reward:

The students from Cleveland Road Elementary School wove tall tales of unicorns and beds that transform into sports cars when they visited UGA recently.

Their fantasies could have tangible benefits in years to come, said Madison Garrett, a UGA senior and an intern in the UGA Department of English Writing Intensive Program, who has been working with the fourth- and fifth-...

WIP call for proposals

Posted 1 year 2 months ago
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The Franklin College Writing Intensive Program develops courses to provide students with writing opportunities and instruction beyond the First-year Composition experience aimed at improving the nature and quality of the undergraduate academic experience at UGA. This is accomplished in several ways but one of the most important is facuty-driven input on courses and skills most urgently needed. To that end, the WIP has an open call for proposals from Arts and Sciences faculty in all disciplines for innovative undergraduate courses that encourage writing. Faculty submitting successful...


Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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Beginning Feb. 13, the Writing Intensive Program and Center for Teaching and Learning present a series of workshops, exhibitions and opportunities that put the spotlight on writing - the annual Write @ UGA Celebration and Showcase of Writing:

writing is an integral part of a well rounded academic experience, no matter the background, no matter the degree. That principle has led to the creation of numerous initiatives, courses, programs and scholarships that deal extensively with writing. Best of all, these programs exist within and across nearly EVERY branch of the University. So,...

UGA civil engineering program gains accreditation

Posted 1 year 8 months ago
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Though its presence at UGA goes back to the 19th century, civil engineering at the university entered another new era with its initial ABET accreditation announced this week:

As part of the evaluation, the commission used detailed criteria to analyze student performance and outcomes, curriculum requirements and program educational objectives, faculty competency and facilities.

In its final report, ABET listed an emphasis on written and oral communications skills and the interdisciplinary nature of academic programs as institutional strengths of the college.

"Few, if...

Writing Intensive Program launches The Classic

Posted 2 years 1 month ago
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Extraordinary achievements in writing and research by undergraduates in the Writing Intensive Program (WIP) at UGA is the focus of a new online journal, The Classic:

Our purpose as a journal is twofold. First, The Classic Journal is a cross-disciplinary publication, fostering a community of diverse writers throughout the arts, humanities, and sciences. Second, this journal aims to provide undergraduates with the chance to experience the publishing process. This will benefit students by offering them a greater understanding of academic publishing. Through these roles, The Classic ...