PWR News

Recent PWR News

In writing classes, we often encourage students to collaborate with their peers on developing research ideas, refining their prose, and clarifying their arguments. As instructors, we benefit from collaborating with our peers too, and in PWR, several instructors have developed fruitful collaborations both within and outside of the program to help improve their students’ learning experiences. In this article, we’ll... Read More

Instructor News

Here's an overview of what our colleagues have been up to as we moved from the end of 2017 into the...

Activity Showcase

Overview: Students read Russell Baker’s two-page parody of “Little Red Riding Hood” and analyze his...

Student Spotlight

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PWR Student Spotlight: Becca Nelson There may not be another student on campus who loves ants more...

Up Close with Student Winners

The students spotlighted in this issue are the winners of the Spring 2017 Boothe Prizes. They will...

Coordinator's Corner

When I first arrived at Stanford, I found the Boothe Prize essays to be an incredible teaching...

Writing Specialist Confidential

A WIM Sea Change This spring, the Writing and Rhetoric Requirement Governance Board approved a...

Committee Updates

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The PWR committees have been hard at work over the last few months, sometimes in very visible ways...

Rhetoric from the Field

SefPWR lecturers at the Tufte talk
Header image: Tufte Workshop Selfie! (From L to R) Jennifer Johnson, Jenae Cohn, Cassie Wright,...