Oscar winner Meryl Streep met with UMass Lowell English and Theater Arts students at the Inn & Conference Center prior to her evening appearance.

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The English Department is a vibrant academic community of nearly 400 majors and 35 full-time faculty.

Native playwright Drew Hayden Taylor discusses humor in writing with students, from left, Samantha Craig and Stephanie Tgibides. Photo by Meghan Moore

There are four ways to major in English, with concentrations in Literature, Theatre Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as an online degree in English Studies.

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  • Marlon Pitter
    English, minor in Digital Media

    Marlon Pitter came to UMass Lowell from Connecticut because of the campus’ diversity, urban environment and strong music program.

  • Keith  Mitchell
    English

    Keith Mitchell’s search for a university that challenged him as a teacher and scholar as well as offered a diverse campus community ended when he visited UMass Lowell.

  • Jacob Solomon
    English & Mathematics

    Jacob Solomon is as well-rounded as they come. The honors English and math major is assisting with research in a biology lab.