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Photo by Christine Alfano of Cassie Wright, Jenae Cohn, and Jake Warga getting ready to record an interview for Episode 1. Here in PWR, we are experts at writing and speaking about what rhetoric is and why it matters for our students. But what might happen if we take those conversations about rhetoric and writing and communicate them in the form of a podcast? A group of PWR people have been working to answer... Read More

Instructor News

Even with the crush of spring quarter, our instructors were busy beyond the classroom, presenting...

Activity Showcase

Overview: This activity introduces the concept of mining reading, a way of reading for research...

Student Spotlight

picture of graduating NSC seniors
In this quarter's issue, we're pleased to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors graduating...

Up Close with Student Winners

In this issue, we're spotlighting the winners of the Spring 2018 Lunsford Awards. They will be...

Coordinator's Corner

By Cassie Wright Sharp slide decks, moving vocal delivery, timely argument, exceptional evidence...

Writing Specialist Confidential

An image of Kevin DiPirro, lecturer in PWR.
One of the most exciting projects I’ve had a chance to work on in my role as specialist for STS has...

Teachers, Writers, Scholars

As I interviewed my friend Dr. Ashley Newby for this feature that centers her scholarship and her...

Instructional Innovations and Inspirations

Jenne Stonaker’s popular advanced elective PWR course, PWR 91JS “ The Stanford Science Podcast ,”...

Committee Updates

Pictured above: The 2018-2019 Curriculum Committee. Missing from the photo - Angela Becerra...

Rhetoric from the Field

“If we look closely and engage in rhetorical listening, we can find precarious spaces located in...

Spotlight on WIM

Images courtesy of Richard Nevle Wild Writing is the beloved brain child of School of Earth System’...

Beyond the Farm

For this issue of Beyond the Farm, we hear from Tom Freeland about his work beyond the Oral...