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.
December 7, 2016
On Monday, December 5, over 150 College Writing R4B students gave short talks about their final research projects for the semester to an audience of their peers, faculty, librarians, and other members of the Cal community at the fifth installation of College Writing Programs' Chiang Research Festival.
November 1, 2016
The winning submission for the 2016 Art of Writing essay contest was Taj Hittenberger’s essay about familial bonds to the Russian River watershed. Taj Hittenberger was a student in Teri Crisp's College Writing 110 (Advanced Composition), for which this essay was written.
May 4, 2016
Maggie Sokolik will be teaching a Freshman Seminar, "What's Your Story?" in the Food for Thought series. 
May 4, 2016
On Monday, May 2, College Writing Programs featured its fourth Research Festival for R4B students. Hosted by ETS in their expansive new Academic Innovation Studio, the Festival showcased the work of 162 speakers in 5 rounds from 12 sections
December 4, 2015
Newly admitted freshmen at the University of California have the opportunity to enroll in an innovative, international program called Global Edge. In the first year, Global Edge students traveled to London, England.
November 23, 2015
Paya, a documentary by Pat Steenland's former CW 150AC student Jenna Cavelle, has won Best Short Documentary at the Red Nation Film Festival in LA.