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English majors are making a difference at the University and in surrounding communities.
Major Spotlight: Tess Maki
about Major Spotlight: Tess Maki
This senior, who tutors for the Center for Writing, recommends the English class "Protest Literature and Community Action."
Major Spotlight: Emma Pitzl
about Major Spotlight: Emma Pitzl
This senior was an intern for University of Minnesota Press and a fiction editor for THE TOWER. She recommends the "American Novel from 1900" class!
Major Spotlight: Ella Cashman
about Major Spotlight: Ella Cashman
This senior worked as an ad editor for CLAgency and recommends English's "Topics" courses, like the one she took on horror literature.
Major Spotlight: Samantha Keo
about Major Spotlight: Samantha Keo
An Art Editor and Designer for literary magazine THE TOWER recommends combining words and art!
Major Spotlight: Lizeth Rios
about Major Spotlight: Lizeth Rios
With minors in Creative Writing and Chicano & Latino Studies, this senior pairs critical thinking with creativity.
Major Spotlight: Shirin Fatima
about Major Spotlight: Shirin Fatima
In both of her majors, Finance and English, this senior uncovers and analyzes stories.
Major Spotlight: Ellery Knight
about Major Spotlight: Ellery Knight
Study abroad, says this major, especially through English's University of East Anglia exchange! The program allows you to study in historic Norwich, England, while paying UMTC tuition.
Major Spotlight: Brian Luu
about Major Spotlight: Brian Luu
This one-time Chemistry major now aims to be a librarian; he's already got great recommendations for books, movies, and classes!
Major Spotlight: Ian Kalil
about Major Spotlight: Ian Kalil
This English peer counselor and Poli Sci double major is aiming to be a US congressional staff person.
Major Spotlight: Ashley Mattei
about Major Spotlight: Ashley Mattei
This major left a career in marketing to return to the U . . . and the English department. She's now studying to become an English teacher!
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