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Vernal Pool launches Vol. 8, Issue 1
UC Merced Undergraduate Research Journal Launches Vol. 13, Issue 2
Writing Studies Showcase with Anthony Cody!
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Community Literacy Event
Please join the UCM Writing Project for our first Community Literacy Speaker Series Event featuring Elizabeth Norris and Ed Campos from the Kings County Office of Education. The event will be held...
Amy Fenstermaker & Anne Zanzucchi Contribute to Award Winning Book

We Care About Writing

The Merritt Writing Program offers an array of courses in which students explore the art of critical thinking, craft their written expression, and address a variety of issues and audiences. Our students learn to use language actively, inventively, and responsibly by exchanging their work at all stages of their writing process while building cumulative portfolios. Our interdisciplinary approach to writing offers students the opportunity to reflect broadly on their college education as well as to consider a range of pre-professional and academic opportunities.  Learn more...



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Featured News

December 20, 2021

Merritt Writing Program Good News Congratulations to: The Merritt Writing Program for receiving the inaugural Equity & Justice Award from the Office of Equity, Diversity, and...

December 7, 2021

The MWP Program and its faculty have been hard at work this semester. Congratulations for the following achievements!   Merritt Writing Program Good News The Merritt Writing Program...

December 2, 2021

Congratulations to the Vernal Pool for the launch of Volume 8, Issue 1, featuring Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Visual art from nearly 20 UC Merced Undergraduate students, including...