Writing to Learn, Learning to Write

The mission of the Campus Writing Program is to invest in teaching with writing for learning across the curriculum.

Writing Intensive courses help prepare future alumni to succeed in their continued studies, future careers, and community roles as they pursue writing tasks with greater confidence and understand the power of language for effective communication.

News and Profiles


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Join us for the National Day on Writing on October 20!

  Come by Lowry Mall between 10 am and 2 pm to celebrate writing in all its forms. Write a poem, tweet #WhyIWrite, or tell a #MizzouMade story and grab a snack and cup of coffee. Sponsored by the Composition Program,


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Farewell to Jackie Thomas, CWP Project Coordinator

Jackie has started a new role at MU.  Instead of working with CWP, she is now a Program Coordinator for grants with MU’s Missouri Writing Project out of the College of Education and Human Development.

Teaching with Writing

In the Mud: Swine Writing Marathons

Introduction I first learned of writing marathons when Amy Lannin, Campus Writing Program Director, hosted one during our MU National Day on Writing activities. She took students all around campus and asked them to walk about the various landmarks, stop,…