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Sep 7, 2016
Spotlight: Clare Moffatt
2016 group photo of new fellows and instructors
Sep 1, 2016
As the new academic year approaches, it's time to reflect on who's coming, who's going, and who's taking on new roles and responsibilites at Stanford.
picture of the PWR 2 course coordinator
Sep 1, 2016
It’s 1:05, still 15 more minutes to go before class ends. I keep wishing there was a clock in the room or a window to distract me. How long can it take for 15 students to choose a horse?
A group photo of Emily Polk's class
Jul 28, 2016
Students in PWR Lecturer Emily Polk's Advanced PWR class recently had their work featured on Climate Central, a leading global media outlet for climate news and science.
Pictures of three wikipedia globes
Mar 16, 2016
This essay describes a sequence of assignments to guide students through an informed effort at making contributions to Wikipedia that persist, and suggests ways this set of exercises in social informatics may also serve a number of common goals in a variety of writing, literature, and other courses: analyzing and writing for explicit editorial guidelines
Students from Dr. Maxe Crandall's class standing in front of a #diveststanford sign in main quad
Mar 16, 2016
One of Angela Becerra Vidergar's former “Rhetoric of the Radio” students was inspired by her research project
Photo of participants on stage from "Getting Played", organized by Kathleen Tarr
Mar 15, 2016
One of the students from Erica Cirillo-McCarthy's very first PWR 2 classes (winter 2014), Cayla Pettinato, has won the J.E. Wallace Sterling Scholastic Award.   Cayla gets to invite a faculty member who she considers has been the  “most influential” in her work here at Stanford to attend the award ceremony, and she has invited Erica.
Mar 12, 2016
The Stanford Report recently ran a feature article on the Notation in Science Communication: "
Hand pointing to map produced at CESTA
Mar 3, 2016
On January 12th, PWR 1 students enrolled in my “Where I’m From: The Rhetorics of Human Geography and Mapping” made their way up to the 4th floor of Wallenberg to Stanford's Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) for a spatial analysis &am
Feb 8, 2016
Faculty Director Adam Banks was recently interviewed by the Stanford Daily about campus conversations about black rh

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