News & Events

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News

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.

Events

October 11, 2017 12:00pm to 1:30pm (On Campus)
Catherine Ceniza Choy, Professor of Ethnic Studies, will be the featured writer in the Fall 2017 Berkeley Writers at Work Series. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 11, from noon to 1:30 pm in the Morrison Library, 101 Main Library, on the UC Berkeley campus.