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Master Writers

Students in our technical and professional writing program can make complicated material both understandable and usable for real-world audiences.


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full-time faculty in the Department of English


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A High-Quality Education

  • Small Classes and Personal Attention
  • Expansive Alumni Network
  • All First-Year Students are Enrolled in the Core Program
  • Students engage in small writing seminars with faculty working on real-world projects.

    UD's large, national alumni network allows students to engage with and learn from professionals across the country who are working in various fields.

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    Designed to deepen the learning experience, Core students live together while participating in an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum.

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    Featured Programs and Initiatives

    A Wide Range of Career Options

    The Department of English actively supports students in their professionalization with great outcomes for students with many interests

    Dean's Summer Fellowship

    Work with a faculty mentor on your self-directed research project as a Dean's Summer Fellow.

    Sigma Tau Delta

    English majors have the opportunity to engage in various publications and special literary events. UD's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta offers scholarships, service, and national and international publishing opportunities.

    Stander Symposium

    An annual campus-wide forum to showcase academic excellence and recognize student learning through faculty-mentored undergraduate research, scholarship and artistic accomplishment.


    Department of English

    Humanities, Room 200A
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1520


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