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University Writing Program

Welcome to the University Writing Program


 Heather Martin DU Writing Program FacultyProfessor Heather Martin received the University of Denver’s award for “Service Learning Faculty Member of the Year,” joining her colleague Liz Drogin, who received that same award two years ago.  The entire Writing Program received the Community-Engaged Department of the Year Award in 2012.






Maggie Sava Composium Family DU Writing Program

First-year student Maggie Sava (far right) with members of her family at the Writing Program Composium, held May 14.  Maggie discussed a piece she’d written about her grandmother (second from left) who served as an observer in the Denver Public Schools during the tumultuous school desegregation effort in the 1960s.



WRITLarge - Our Annual Magazine of Undergraduate Writing 2015

Please read our latest magazine of fine writing by University of Denver Undergraduates


Creating a robust culture of writing on the DU campus, the Writing Program helps students and faculty develop complex writing abilities needed in contemporary academic, professional, and civic life.

The nationally recognized program provides a national model for colleges and universities seeking exemplary practices in teaching writing.