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Isabelle Foster
Jan 20, 2017
As the chair of Harry Elam’s Student Advisory Group, Isabelle Foster, a junior majoring in Public Policy, is no stranger to leadership positions. She collaborates with the Vice Provost and the Associate Vice Provost (Sharon Palmer) to help identify the most pressing topics on campus, organize meetings, and lead discussions on new initiatives, recent campus concerns, and future university projects.
teacher and students in a classroom
Dec 15, 2016
Piloted in the fall and taught this quarter by PWR lecturer Norah Fahim, the PWR 1 Studio for Multilingual Learners, is a 1-unit course that supports the written
Dec 9, 2016
NOTE: The image above is by Peter Merts, a photographer who captured performances by the San Quentin Artistic Ensemble, a group for which lecturer Selby Schwartz has been a consultant in 2016.
Russ Carpenter and Student
Dec 9, 2016
Writing to Learn We got 99 problems and getting faculty to assign more writing is 1 of them
Dec 8, 2016
Over the course of the 2016-17 academic year, PWR lecturers Emily Polk and Donna Hunter have been organizing a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) around empathy communication and engaging the lived experiences of Stanford students.
pen and paper and keyboard
Oct 31, 2016
PWR instructors have been busy! Here is some news about our professional activities and events
trashcan from the noun project
Oct 30, 2016
Fahs’ brief article, included in a special issue “Teaching About Climate Change,” outlines an experiential learning activity focused on climate change, sustainability, and conspicuous consumption.
boxers
Oct 30, 2016
Is boxing just about violence and aggression? Could fighting possibly be a way for us to get closer to each other?
Jennifer Stonaker teaching
Oct 30, 2016
This past May marked the 3rd birthday of the Notation in Science Communication (NSC). As the program enters its 4th year, I’d like to provide a quick update on the program and how it has grown over the last few years.
Railroad Tracks
Oct 28, 2016
Overview: This assignment invites students to choose the genre and the mode in which they’d like to communicate the argument made in their Research-Based Argument from PWR 2.

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