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May 17, 2018
We know well the stellar work that our College Writing students do, which is why we were so pleased and proud to see the work of these four recognized during a May 3 ceremony in the Morrison Reading Room honoring winners of the UC Berkeley Library Undergraduate Research Prize and American Cultures Prize (
May 8, 2018
The 2018 American Cultures Teaching Award was awarded to College Writing Programs Lecturer Patricia Steenland for her 50AC/150AC course, "Researching Water in the West."
April 19, 2018
On Friday, April 6, BBC Broadcaster Robin Lustig and Producer Mohini Patel interviewed College Writing Programs lecturer Carmen Acevedo Butcher and several first-year students from her CW R4B course, “The Meme and the Human: Digital Literacies,” as part of fieldwork for the upcoming BBC World Service “Future of English” four-part radio series.
April 9, 2018
CWP Lecturer Benjamin Spanbock's online audio project created for Summer Bridge is now included in the "Assignments" section of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy.
April 9, 2018
CWP R4B student Robbie Li recently directed a short documentary on student homelessness at Berkeley.
January 30, 2018
College Writing and the School of Education will offer a series of courses aimed at those interested in English language education for multilingual students. Berkeley students will be able to earn a minor after completing the series of five courses, and visitors can earn a certificate.
August 29, 2017
Mark Johnson, a student in Pat Steenland's College Writing 50/150AC class in Spring 2017, won the 2017 American Cultures Student Research Prize for "Management of Culturally Sensitive Native American Materials," the final project he did for the course,
May 19, 2017
Congratulations to T. Geronimo Johnson, who has won the $50,000 Simpson Family Literary Prize. Read more about it in SFGate.
April 6, 2017
This year a large number of current and former College Writing creative writing students won Cal literary prizes. 
January 18, 2017
Derrick Tao, formerly in College Writing 105 and 110, has recently published a research letter in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Financial Conflicts of Interest among Hemotologist-Oncologists on Twitter" was published January 17, 2017 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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